DOTA 2 personality Wykrhm Reddy tweeted this image out today, showing DOTA 2 as the far superior esport in terms of prize pool.
The image above compares the MOBA with other esports titles like League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. DOTA 2 has given out over US$100 million to approximately 1952 players, more than doubling the second place of League of Legends with 41 million USD. You can see the comparisons below.
The three greatest contributors to this huge amount has been the three previous Internationals, combining for whopping amount of over US$50 million in total prize pool. This is coincidentally in line with when DOTA 2 started to use crowdfunding to fund their prize pools. For those who are unaware, DOTA 2 sells in-game items like the Battle Pass and contribute 25 percent of all purchases towards the total prize pool, which gets distributed among all participants of the event.
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