2020 Gamescom Awards

Gamescom, the world’s largest event for computer and video games, announced the winners of the 2020 Gamescom Awards in two virtual ceremonies over the weekend.

This year the Best Of Gamescom Award went to Cyberpunk 2077, an RPG developed by Polish studio CD Project Red. The game also impressed the jury in the categories of Best Sony PlayStation Game, Best PC Game and Best Role-Playing Game. Fans, in consumer voting, also chose the game as “the most hotly anticipated” of all the games nominated for the award.

This year’s special jury prize, the 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 on August 30.

Best Family Game

  • KeyWe, Stonewheat & Sons

Best Ongoing Game

  • Borderlands 3, 2K

Best PC Game

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED

Best Racing Game

  • DIRT5, Codemasters

Best Remaster

  • Mafia: Definitive Edition, 2K

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED

Best Simulation

  • Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sports Game

  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision

Best Strategy Game

  • Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe

Most Original Game

  • Voidtrain, Hypetrain Digital

Most Wanted Hardware/Technology

  • Xbox Series X, Microsoft

Winners of the following gamescom global and consumer awards were also revealed during the gamescom: Best Of Show.

Best Announcement

  • Unknown 9: Awakening, Reflector Entertainment

Best Lineup

  • Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best of Gamescom

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED

Best Presentation/Trailer

  • Little Nightmares 2, Tarsier Studios

Best Show

  • World of Tanks Blitz gamescom Stream, Wargaming

Best Streamer

  • Erik “Gronkh” Range

Gamescom “Most Wanted” Consumer Award

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD PROJEKT RED


  • Indie Arena Booth, Super Crowd Entertainment

The following winners were already announced on August 27 during Gamescom: Opening Night Live.

Best Action Adventure Game

  • Watch Dogs Legion, Ubisoft

Best Action Game

  • Star Wars Squadrons, Electronic Arts

Best Indie Game

  • Curious Expedition 2, Maschinen-Mensch

Best Microsoft Xbox Game

  • Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Operation Tango, Clever Plays

Best Nintendo Switch Game

  • Little Nightmares 2, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sony PlayStation Game

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red

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One thought on “2020 Gamescom Awards

  1. I follow video games a bit, and Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most-anticipated games in a decade. But it doesn’t come out until November. How can it be winning awards?

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