Every year, users vote for their favorite games to be recognized with awards. It’s hardly surprising that God of War: Ragnarok took home multiple awards in the latest announcement of the PlayStation Game of the Year 2022.
The PlayStation Game of the Year 2022 awards span a wide range of video game genres in its 16 categories. Despite the presence of formidable rivals like Elden Ring and Horizon: Forbidden West, God of War: Ragnarok won the majority of the awards this year.
God of War Ragnarok took home multiple awards in each of the ten categories it was nominated in, notably PS5 Game of the Year and PS4 Game of the Year for 2022. That is truly insane, yet it was totally deserved in the end. It also wins the best plot and best new character awards. These results are the conclusion of PlayStation’s official voting, which allowed players to select their favorite games.
Here is a listing of every PlayStation Blog award:
- Best new character – Thor from God of War Ragnarok
- Best story – God of War Ragnarok
- PlayStation Graphical Showcase – God of War Ragnarok
- Best art direction – God of War Ragnarok
- Best audio design – God of War Ragnarok
- The soundtrack of the year – God of War Ragnarok
- PS5 Game of the Year – God of War Ragnarok
- PS4 Game of the Year – God of War Ragnarok
- Best accessibility features – God of War Ragnarok
- Best use of DualSense – God of War Ragnarok
- Best multiplayer experience – Modern Warfare 2
- Best ongoing game – War Zone 2
- Best gameplay – Gran Turismo 7
- The best independent game – Stray
- The Best re-release – Unwanted: Legacy of Thieves’ Collection
- Most anticipated game of 2023 – The legacy of Hogwarts
Aside from the PS Game of the Year, Gran Turismo 7 won Best Sports Game, Warzone 2 took Best Running Game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 took Best Multiplayer Experience, and Stray took Best Independent game. The title of the best re-release of 2022 was awarded to Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection.
Elden Ring, Stray, The Last of Us: Part 1, and other renowned nominees were also up for a vote in the different categories. The winners of the PlayStation Game of the Year 2022 will not come as a surprise to fans who have been keeping up with previous award shows and other related events, as well as to those who have tracked the popularity of the nominated games. You may check out the latest PlayStation blog to find out all the winners.