The first winners of the Gamescom awards 2020 have been announced. As part of Gamescom: Opening Night Live, moderated by Geoff Keighley, the Gamescom awards were presented in four genre and three platform categories.
The Ubisoft title “Watch Dogs Legion” won in the category Best Action-Adventure Game, Electronic Arts can be proud of its title “Star Wars: Squadrons” as Best Action Game and “Curious Expedition 2” by Maschinen-Mensch was named Best Indie Game Awarded.
In the platform category group, “Tell Me Why” was also recognized as Best Microsoft Xbox Game, “Little Nightmares 2” as Best Nintendo Switch Game and “Cyberpunk 2077” as Best Sony PlayStation Game.
All winning titles of the category groups genre and platform have the chance to be awarded the main prize Best of Gamescom by the jury of the Gamescom award. During Gamescom, the international jury will also decide on the categories of Best Announcement, Best Lineup, Best Presentation / Trailer and will award the HEART OF GAMING Award as a special jury prize.
All other genre and platform categories, the Gamescom global awards and the consumer awards will be announced on Sunday, August 30, 2020 from 8:00 p.m. (CEST) as part of the Gamescom: Best Of Show.
The already determined winners of the Gamescom awards 2020 at a glance:
Best Action-Adventure Game
– Watch Dogs: Legion, Ubisoft
Best Action Game
– Star Wars: Squadrons, Electronic Arts
Best Indie Game
– Curious Expedition 2, Maschinen-Mensch
Best Microsoft Xbox Game
– Tell Me Why, Microsoft
Best Multiplayer Game
– Operation: Tango, Clever Plays
Best Nintendo Switch Game
– Little Nightmares 2, Bandai Namco Entertainment
Best Sony PlayStation Game
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
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