Gamescom 2020 Awards: Cyberpunk 2077 Takes Top Gong as 'Best of Gamescom'

BY CHRIS HARDING

Chris Harding

Writer and Storywriter

PUBLISHED 1 YEAR AGO

At the end of this year’s gamescom, the winners of the coveted gamescom awards are now announced. The awards in the still open categories were presented during the grand finale “gamescom: Best Of Show.” The first winners of the gamescom award had already been announced in numerous jury categories at the start of gamescom on Thursday during gamescom: Opening Night Live.
This year, the coveted Best Of gamescom award went to the title “Cyberpunk 2077”. The role play game developed by Polish studio CD PROJECT RED and distributed in Europe by Bandai Namco was also able to impress the jury in the categories of Best Sony PlayStation Game, Best PC Game and Best Role-Playing Game. gamescom fans as well chose the futuristic action role-playing game in the consumer voting as the most hotly anticipated of all the games nominated for the gamescom award.
In the eyes of the jury, publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment delivered the best lineup of gamescom 2020, including the multiple award-winning “Cyberpunk 2077,” the best simulation “Project CARS 3” and another score with “Little Nightmares 2” from the Swedish Tarsier Studios, which won an award for its outstanding trailer and is the Best Nintendo Switch Game of gamescom 2020. 2K is sure to be pleased with two awards for the gangster epic “Mafia: Definitive Edition” as Best Remaster and long-time hit “Borderlands 3” as Best Ongoing Game.
gamescom fans voted Erik “Gronkh” Range as their favorite streamer. And as Best Show, they chose the World of Tanks Blitz gamescom stream from Wargaming.
This year’s special jury prize, HEART OF GAMING Award, went to the all-digital Indie Arena Booth, a virtual walk-through MMO designed by Super Crowd Entertainment within a few months.
The prizes in the following genre and platform categories were awarded during the gamescom: Best Of Show:
Best Family Game
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KeyWe, Stonewheat & Sons
Best Ongoing Game
Borderlands 3, 2K
Best PC Game
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Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED
Best Racing Game
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DIRT5, Codemasters
Best Remaster
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Mafia: Definitive Edition, 2K
Best Role-Playing Game
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Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED
Best Simulation
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Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment
Best Sports Game
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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision
Best Strategy Game
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Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
Most Original Game
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Voidtrain, Hypetrain Digital
Most Wanted Hardware/Technology
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Xbox Series X, Microsoft
Winners of the following gamescom global and consumer awards were also revealed during the gamescom: Best Of Show.
Best Announcement
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Unknown 9: Awakening, Reflector Entertainment
Best Lineup
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Bandai Namco Entertainment
Best of gamescom
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Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED
Best Presentation/Trailer
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Little Nightmares 2, Tarsier Studios
Best Show
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World of Tanks Blitz gamescom Stream, Wargaming
Best Streamer
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Erik “Gronkh” Range
gamescom “Most Wanted” Consumer Award
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Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED
HEART OF GAMING Award
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Indie Arena Booth, Super Crowd Entertainment
The following winners were already announced on Thursday during gamescom: Opening Night Live.
Best Action Adventure Game
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Watch Dogs: Legion, Ubisoft
Best Action Game
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Star Wars: Squadrons, Electronic Arts
Best Indie Game
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Curious Expedition 2, Maschinen-Mensch
Best Microsoft Xbox Game
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Tell Me Why, Microsoft
Best Multiplayer Game
– 
Operation: Tango, Clever Plays
Best Nintendo Switch Game
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Little Nightmares 2, Bandai Namco Entertainment
Best Sony Playstation Game
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Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED

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