gamescom 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.

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)

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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