The PlayStation Awards 2015 took place at 6am UK time this morning at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa, Tokyo Japan.
PlayStation®Awards is a ceremony recognizing big hit game titles sold in PlayStation® platforms. It has started in 1995 in Japan when PlayStation® launched to celebrate the title and creators who has been supporting the PlayStation® during the year.
We hope that the PlayStation®Awards can allow PlayStation® fans across Japan and Asia regions to know more about the awarded titles and experience the passion put into the game titles by game creators.
How do they work?
The awards cover games released between November 1, 2014 and October 31, 2015. The “Platinum Prize” is awarded to games that shipped over one million units, while the “Gold Prize” is awarded to games that shipped over 500,000 units.
Platinum Prize: Software titles (DL) with an accumulated shipment quantity (including download quantity) of over 1 million copies
Gold Prize: Software titles (DL) with an accumulated shipment quantity (including download quantity) of over 500,000 copies
PlayStation™Network Award: Top 3 titles which has the most digital sales through October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015
Asia Special Award: 3 titles contributed to Asia business
Users’ Choice Award: Top 5 titles voted by Japan Users and Top 5 titles voted by Asia users
Note that these are for Asian regions covering Japan+Asia.
The winners were:
- Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below (Square Enix)
- Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami)
- Minecraft (Mojang)
- Bloodborne (SCE)
- God Eater 2: Rage Burst (Bandai Namco)
- Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar Games)
- One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 (Bandai Namco)
- Yakuza 0 (Sega)
PlayStation Network Award
- Minecraft PS4 Edition
- Phantasy Star Online 2
- Final Fantasy XIV.
Asia Special Award
1) Witcher 3
3) FFX,X-2 HD remaster
Users’ choice award Japan:
4) Witcher 3
5) Dragon Quest Heroes
Users’ choice award Asia:
1) Witcher 3
4) Yakuza 0