Eight gamers have made more than $100,000 playing “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” since it came out last November.
Hickson sent me his data after seeing our recent post about the highest-paid professional gamers.
The data includes earnings from tournaments hosted in the USA and UK by Major League Gaming, Gfinity, and several other organisations. Though it only takes into account the lastest “Call of Duty” title (there are tournaments that pay as much or more for a wide range of games) and doesn’t include earnings from sponsorships or team salaries (which most teams don’t make public), it still gives insight about the kind of money that professional gamers are making.
Here’s the top 10 “Call of Duty” players and their earnings:
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