Video games that are played in competitions are called eSports. The vast majority of the eSports games are fighting games, sports games, real-time strategy games and first person shooter games. Due to the vast difference in games, professionals often spend the whole career on a single game. It can take years of practice to master a game. You also need the right gear if you want to compete at a high level. There are such things as gaming keyboards and mice, even gaming chairs for example.
Below is the list of the Best Free eSports Games Available:
- World of Warcraft
Not too many people know that World of Warcraft hosts a lot of tournaments with decent price money. First place took home $120,000 dollars in the latest competition. If you play on a PvE server, then you are an unlucky person. Money comes to those who play on PVP servers. There is 2v2, 3v3 and 5v5 matches in the tournament. If you want to win money, then you need to improve your ranking. Only top ranked players can compete for money.
- Halo 3
Even though there is prize money for games like Call of Duty, Battlefield and Counter-strike, there is still money to be won in the Halo 3. However, it is a quickly fading game as far as popularity goes. But it still has a decent number of tournaments with some serious money for the victors.
It is a MOBA with a new perspective. This is a new game where you play in a 3D Moba map style. You can see a host of tournaments on its official website in which you can participate. It also has been recently released to the Xbox One.
- World of Tanks
This is an online multiplayer game, you will pick a tank have to destroy other tanks. Doesn’t get any better than that, right? There is a lot of money in this game and was very popular last year.
- Warcraft III
This latest installation of RTS Warcraft series still hosts a plenty of tournaments and offers decent prize money. There are a lot of diehards that still play this game.
- Starcraft Broodwar
This is one of the popular eSport games of all time. Since coming out in 1998, it has gained vast popularity especially in South Korea. There are still a lot of tournaments that this game features. The prize money can go as high as $125,000.
Counterstrike is one of the most profitable eSports game available today. The prize money for this game can be upwards of $200,000. You’ll see huge tournaments casted on Twitch.tv.
- Starcraft II
This is the successor to Starcraft Brood War. It has helped winners earn as high as $1.6m by winning different tournaments. Blizzard has built out a pretty big tournament network for this game.
- DOTA 2
One of the most popular members of the MOBA genre. The game is a derivative of Warcraft III. Released in 2013, with a totally different scenario. You will pick up a hero and will protect your lane. The biggest eSports even in the world is the DOTA 2 International Compendium set of tournaments with a price tag of over $10 million dollars. That almost feels like too much money. You have to split it evenly throughout a team of 5, but that is still a million each. Dota’s prize pool is actually the biggest prize pool in professional gaming, but the number of people who play this game is on the decline unfortunately. The last game on our list may not give away as much money, but it is much more popular.
- League of Legends
It is one of the most popular games in the world. It is another MOBA game. The League of Legends World Championship Series winner racked up $2m in 2014. Riot Games also plays players salaries if you are on a top team. It is like DOTA 2, you will enter one of several lanes across a big map. The lanes all connect your base to the enemy’s base, and the purpose is to push through your lane and destroy the opponents base.