Esports Betting Games with Betting.gg
Betting GG covers all of the main ESports games from around the world. There are many different types of Esport games including first person shooter games such as Call of Duty, multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) such as Dota 2 and Battle Royale games such as Fortnite.
Betting GG only covers games where their tournaments can be bet on using bookmakers such as BET365. We discuss the different types of bets available for each game on their individual page. We also provide betting tips for you to use in order to maximise your chances of winning.
See the full list of games below – for more information about each game, simply click on the game and the full page will open. In each game page there are game specific tournaments where you can find out more information and tournament dates.
ESports Games List
Dota 2 (Defence of the Ancients) is a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), Real Time Strategy (RTS) game where two teams compete against one another to destroy each other’s main base structure called the Ancient and defend their own. Both of the bases are defended by special tower defences that are split into three lanes on the gaming map.
Counter Strike: Global Offensive also known as CS:GO for short. CS:GO was first released in 2012 and is the fourth game in the Counter Strike series games which were released in 1999. CS:GO is a first person shooter game made by ‘Valve’ which was first released on Xbox 360, Playstation 3, MacOS, Windows PC and then later Linux.
League of Legends
League of Legends (simply known as League or by the acronym LOL) is a free PC/Mac multiplayer online game developed by Riot Games. It is a team orientated strategy game and is known as a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game (MOBA) whereby there are two teams which have to play against each other in the ‘Summoner’s Rift’ map in order to win the game.
Call of Duty
Call of Duty, also known as CoD is one of the most popular game franchises of all time. It can be played on multiple different platforms such as Playstation, Xbox and PC/MAC. Call of Duty is a first person shooter where gamers compete against each other online in different game modes such as ‘Search and Destroy’ and ‘Hardpoint’.
Fortnite is an online video game which was released in 2017. Fortnite has three main game modes – Battle Royale, Save the World and Creative. Battle Royale is the most popular game mode and this is where players compete against each other until they are the last team standing. The Fortnite ESports tournaments are based on the Battle Royale mode.
Rocket League is a vehicular based soccer/football video game. In this game players control rocket powered cars in order to try and hit the ball into the oppositions goal which scores their team points. Each team has up to 8 players and the game includes both single and multi-player modes.
Rainbow Six Siege
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is first person online tactical shooter video game released in 2015. There are many different game modes including defusing the bomb to rescuing a hostage. Players can control different operators from the Rainbow team, where each of the operators have different weapons and gadgets. Players become either an attacker or defender during the different game modes in order to try and defeat the other team.
Starcraft II is a sci-fi strategy video game that was released in 2010 by Blizzard Entertainment. The game is a follow on from the original starcraft. The game is based on 3 species: Terrans (Humans), Zerg (Species of assimilated life form) and Protoss (Technologically advanced species) – where each of the species want to conquer the planet. The ESports scene is based on the multiplayer game mode where the aim is to eliminate your enemies by destroying their base.
Overwatch is a multiplayer team first person shooter video game released in 2016 by Blizzard Entertainment. Players are placed into two teams, each team with six players. Then players then select which hero they want to be (each hero has a different trait). The teams then compete against each other in objectives where they have a time limit to complete the tasks which are mainly combat missions against each other.
Arena of Valor
Arena of Valor is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed specifically for mobile, previously known as Strike of Kings. Arena of Valor has similar gameplay to League of Legends whereby players control Heroes (Each with a different set of abilities). Heroes gain XP by killing other players, destroying structures and passively as time goes on. Earning XP unlocks new abilities and can make their Hero more powerful throughout the game.
Hearthstone is a digital collectable card video game released by Blizzard Entertainment in 2014 which is free to play. In the game 2 opponents face each other using decks of 30 cards along with a hero with a specific power. Players use their crystals to use abilities and summon minions in order to damage the opponent. Winning games earns players gold. This gold can then be used to buy new packs of cards which can improve the player’s deck.
Valorant is a first person hero shooter set in the near future which was released in 2020 by Riot Games. The game is similar to Counter Strike where it uses several similar mechanics such as the buy menu, spray patterns and inaccurate shooting whilst moving. Players choose an agent to control where each agent has unique abilities. The abilities require charging in order to be used. Charging the ability can be done by getting kills, orbs and objectives.
Apex Legends is a free battle royale hero shooter game which was developed by Respawn Entertainment. 20 three person teams or 30 two person teams land on an island and must search for weapons and supplies in order to defeat the other teams in combat. As time goes on, the playable area of the map shrinks, causing the players to move into smaller and smaller areas until one team survives and wins the match.
Halo is a popular FPS (first-person shooter) game series with multiple versions under its name, many of which now have Halo betting odds at most online betting sites. The prominent developers of Halo and its versions are 343 Industries, Bungie, Creative Assembly, and Ensemble Studios. Halo is available on multiple gaming platforms, such as Xbox, Windows, Arcade, and iOS. Halo uses state-of-the-art graphics, a sophisticated environment, futuristic weapons, and vehicles to make their game stand out in the gaming industry.
World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft, also known as WoW, is an open-world multiplayer game developed by Blizzard Entertainment based on their Warcraft betting real-time strategy series. WoW was released in 2004 and continues to have millions of players worldwide. Blizzard has released multiple expansions for the game since its initial release, the latest of which is Shadowlands, which was released in 2021. This has provided the players with fresh things to explore and enjoy.
ESports Games FAQs
Welcome to the world of Esports!
Which are the most played esports games?
The most popular Esports game is Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO) which has more than 10,000 professional players, followed by League of Legends which has over 7000 professional players.
Which esports games have the highest prize money?
The leading Esports game in 2022 with the highest cumulative tournament prize money was Dota 2 with total prize money of $32.85 Million Dollars. Closely followed by Arena of Valor which had total cumulative tournament prize money of $32.73 Million Dollars.
What are the main types of esports games?
The main types of Esport games are first person shooters such as Call of Duty, battle royale games such as Fortnite, multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) such as Dota 2 and real time strategy games such as League of Legends.
Can you place bets on all esports games?
You cannot place bets on all Esports games as bookmakers only provide betting facilities for a select number of Esports games and tournaments. Bets can be placed on all the games we cover on Betting GG. We also provide Esports betting tips for those games to give you the competitive edge.
Are esports games free to play?
Most competitive Esport games are free to play for everyone in order to make them more inclusive. The Esports tournaments that offer have the highest prize pool money are all from free to play Esports games.
Where can I watch ESports games?
A number of online bookmakers provide free live streams on their sites, in addition to Twitch providing extensive coverage.