Here Are The Winners of the PlayStation Awards 2016

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia recently concluded the PlayStation Awards 2016, not only to recognize game titles which it big in Japan and other Asian Regions, but also to award game creators for their dedication and hard work.

The Gold Prize was given for title which have accumulated at least 500,000 shipments and downloads. The top 3 titles which had the best sales in the PlayStation Network were also given the PlayStation Network Award. 10 titles which garnered the highest votes from users were also given the Users’ Choice Award.

In addition, two new awards were added this year: The PlayStation VR Special Award for the top 5 titles which greatly contributed to the launch of the PlayStation VR in Asia and Japan regions, and a special award for the top 5 best contributing indie titles.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

Gold Prize

Titles with over 500,000 accumulated downloads/shipments

Title Platform Publisher
DARK SOULS III PS4 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia.
The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End PS4 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PS4 CD PROJEKT S.A.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4/PS3 Activision Publishing, Inc.
Jikkyo Powerful Pro Yakyu  2016 (Only released in Japan) PS4/PS Vita/PS3 Konami Digital Entertainment Ltd.
SWORD ART ONLINE ―Lost Song― PS4/PS Vita/PS3 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia.
DRAGON QUEST HEROES II : Futago no Ou to Yogen no Owari PS4/PS Vita/PS3 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS PS4/PS Vita/PS3 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Persona 5 PS4 SEGA Games Co., Ltd.

 

PlayStation Network Award

Top 3 titles based on online sales (From October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016)

Title Platform Publisher
PES2016 PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER Winning Eleven 2016 PS4/PS3 Konami Digital Entertainment Ltd.
DRAGON’S DOGMA ONLINE

(Only released in Japan)

PS4/PS3 CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Phantasy Star Online 2 (Only released in Japan) PS4/PS Vita Sega Games Co., Ltd.

 

PlayStation VR Special Prize

Top 5 titles which contributed to the launch of the PlayStation VR in Asia and Japan

Title Platform Publisher
NORTHERN LIGHTS (Only released in Japan) PS4 ORIHALCON Technologies, Inc.
PlayStation®VR WORLDS PS4 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
Rez Infinite PS4 Enhance Games, Inc.
Summer Lesson: Hikari Miyamoto. (released only in Japan to date) PS4 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia.
Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live 1st Stage PS4 SEGA Games Co., Ltd.

 

Users’ Choice Awards

Top 10 titles with most number of votes from Japan and Asia Users

Title Platform Publisher
Bloodborne The Old Hunters Edition PS4 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
DARK SOULS III PS4 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia.
Fallout 4 PS4 Bethesda Softworks
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End PS4 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc
Overwatch: Origins Edition PS4 Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4/PS3 Activision Publishing, Inc.
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS PS4/PS Vita/PS3 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Persona 5 PS4/PS3 SEGA Games Co., Ltd.
RYU GA GOTOKU KIWAMI PS4/PS3 SEGA Games Co., Ltd.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege PS4 Ubisoft Limited

 

Indie Special Award

Top 5 best contributing indie titles

Title Platform Publisher
Downwell

(Only released in Japan)

PS4/PS Vita GHI Media LLC
Goat Simulator PS4/PS3 Double Eleven Ltd.
Salt and Sanctuary

(Only released in Japan)

PS4 Ska Studios LLC
Touhou koukisihin

(Only released in Japan)

PS4 Mediascape Co., Ltd.
Rocket League PS4 Psyonix Inc.

 

Starting December 16, 2016, campaigns for the winning title will be introduced on the PlayStation Store. A special page will also be set up on the HK and SEA Region to introduce the winners. Customers who download any of the winning titles between December 13,2016 and December 19, 2016 will also receive PlayStation Network Prepaid Value as rebate.

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