The Game Awards 2019 Winners and Announcements

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Logo for the Game Awards

The Game Awards, an annual award show dedicated to honoring the video game industry and its achievements each year, premiered Thursday night across various social medias. In addition to presenting winners for each category, The Game Awards is also known for premiering new trailers and announcements for the upcoming year.

The full list of 2019 winners and major announcements are listed below:

Game of the Year: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

The main character from Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Action Game: Devil May Cry 5

Title and artwork from Devil May Cry 5

Action/Adventure Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

The main character from Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Art Direction: Control

Art from Control

Audio Design: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Title of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Community Support: Destiny 2

Art from Destiny 2

Content Creator of the Year: Shroud

The thumbnail of one of Shroud's YouTube videos

Esports Coach: Zonic

Esports coach Zonic

Esports Event: League of Legends World Championship 2019

Cover title of League of Legends

Esports Game of the Year: League of Legends

Cover title of League of Legends

Esports Host: Sjokz

Sjokz, winner of the Esports Host category

Esports Player: Bugha

Bugha at the Fortnite World Cup Solos

Esports Team: G2 Esports

G2's logo

Family Game: Luigi’s Mansion 3

Title of Luigi's Mansion 3

Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Gameplay from Super Smash. Bros Ultimate

Fresh Indie Game: Disco Elysium

Title of Disco Elysium

Game Direction: Death Stranding

Title and art from Death Stranding

Games for Impact: Gris

Artwork from Gris

Independent Game: Disco Elysium

Title of Disco Elysium

Mobile Game: Call of Duty: Mobile

Artwork of Call of Duty: Mobile

Multiplayer Game: Apex Legends

The characters from Apex Legends

Narrative: Disco Elysium

Title of Disco Elysium

Ongoing Game: Fortnite

Artwork from Fortnite

Performance: Mads Mikkelsen, Death Stranding

Mads Mikkelsen

Role-Playing Game: Disco Elysium

Title of Disco Elysium

Score & Music: Death Stranding

Title and art from Death Stranding

Sports/Racing Game: Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Title and art from Crash Team Racing

Strategy Game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Art from Fire Emblem: Three Houses

VR/AR Game: Beat Saber

Title of Beat Saber


But while The Game Awards is about the winners, snubs, and should have beens, it’s also about the announcements. From the new Xbox to some new games from across genres and even an extended trailer or two, here are the most noteworthy announcements from The Game Awards 2019.

First look at the Xbox Series X, coming Holiday 2020

The new Xbox Series X

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 DLC, Rise of the Phoenix, arrives 12/23/2019

Maneater hits stores on May 22, 2020

Art from Maneater

No More Heroes 3 is coming to Switch in 2020

Art from No More Heroes

Hellblade II: Senua’s Saga is in development

Joker is coming to Mortal Kombat 11 on January 28, 2020

Joker in Mortal Kombat 11

Gearbox’s new game, Godfall, comes to PlayStation 5 Holiday 2020

Bravely Default II will come to Switch in 2020

Artwork from Bravely Default II

Ghost of Tsushima comes out summer 2020

The Wolf Among Us 2 is in development

The reveal for The Wolf Among Us 2

Dark Alliance is in Development

Sons of the Forest is in development

Fast and the Furious Crossroads is in Development