gamescom 2016 Award Winners Revealed

gamescom 2016 Award Winners Revealed

gamescom award 2016: THESE ARE THE WINNERS!

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins the “Best of gamescom award” 2016
  • PlayStation VR wins the “Best Hardware” category
  • For Honor convinced in two categories
  • The new gamescom award categories for the “Best Extension”, “Best Preview/Vision” and “Best Stand Concept” went to Destiny: Rise of Iron, Horizon – Zero Dawn and Mafia III
  • Battlefield 1 claimed the public prize, the “Most Wanted Consumer Award”

The winners of the gamescom award 2016 have been announced: The award ceremony took place on the social media stage on Friday, 19 August 2016. This year’s international expert jury had selected the 73 nominated products and games from over 200 entries to the most coveted prize of the European gaming industry. Now the winners in all categories have been announced.

The winners of the gamescom awards 2016 have been announced: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by Nintendo claimed the coveted “Best of gamescom award” this year. For Honor by Ubisoft convinced the jury in two categories, claiming the award as the best PlayStation 4 game and best PC game. Sea of Thieves by Microsoft was distinguished as the best game for the Xbox One, winner on the Wii U was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by Nintendo, who also walked off with the award for the best mobile game with Mario Party Star Rush. In line with the gamescom “Virtual Reality” trend, “PlayStation VR” convinced the jury as the best new hardware, Wilson’s Heart by Twisted Pixel won the award as the best virtual reality game. The categories “Best Stand Concept”, “Best Extension” and “Best Preview/Vision” celebrated their premieres this year. Here, 2K’s stand for Mafia III, Activision Blizzard with Destiny: Rise of Iron and Sony with Horizon – Zero Dawn picked up the trophies. Battlefield 1, which won the Most Wanted Consumer Award this year was the public’s favorite.

gamescom 2016 Award Winners Revealed

All of the winners of gamescom awards 2016 at a glance:

A. category group: gamescom global awards

gamescom award for Best Add-on/DLC
Destiny: Rise of Iron (Activision Blizzard)

gamescom award for Best Preview/Vision
Horizon – Zero Dawn (Sony)

gamescom award for Best Booth
Mafia III (2K)

B. category group: Platform

Best Console Game Sony Playstation 4
For Honor (Ubisoft)

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One
Sea of Thieves (Microsoft)

Best Console Game Nintendo WiiU
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Best PC Game
For Honor (Ubisoft)

Best Mobile Game
Mario Party Star Rush (Nintendo)

gamescom 2016 Award Winners Revealed

C. category group: Genre

Best Role Playing Game
Final Fantasy XV (Square Enix)

Best Racing Game
Forza Horizon 3 (Microsoft)

Best Action Game
Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts)

Best Simulation Game
NBA 2K17 (2K)

Best Sports Game
Steep (Ubisoft)

Best Family Game
Skylanders Imaginators (Activision)

Best Strategy Game
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (2K)

Best Puzzle / Skill Game
Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix)

Best Social / Online Game
GWENT: The Witcher Card Game (CD Projekt Red)

Best Casual Game
Battlezone (Rebellion)

Best Multiplayer Game
Sea of Thieves (Microsoft)

Best Virtual Reality Game
Wilson’s Heart (Twisted Pixel)

Best Hardware
PlayStation VR (Sony)

D. category group: Indie award

gamescom Indie award
Little Nightmares (Bandai Namco)

E. category group: Consumer award

Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts)

F. category group: Best of gamescom

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

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