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I would like to know the use cases of Esri's CityEngine, and what distinguish this tool from the other standard GIS like ArcMap and QGIS? and in which fields could be used ?

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Here are some case studies for City Engine. On the main City Engine website it goes into detail about how it can be used and what features are supported that might give it an advantage over the tools you specify in your question.

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