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Cyberpunk 2077 bags multiple 'Best of gamescom' awards

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Xbox Series X wins 'Most Wanted,' but PS5 wasn't a nominee

As if the gaming community wasn't already on tenterhooks for CD Projekt RED's long-awaited Cyberpunk 2077, the action-RPG adventure wowed judges at gamescom this past weekend, scooping up no less than five "Best of gamescom" awards.

The future-noir title, currently in development for PC and both current and next-gen consoles - came out on top in multiple categories, walking away with the awards for Best RPG, Best PC Game, Best PlayStation Game, Most Wanted, and the coveted Best in Show/Best of gamescom. No doubt this will only help to stoke the anticipation of fans awaiting Cyberpunk 2077's November 19 launch.

In other categories, DontNod's dramatic tale Tell Me Why won Best Xbox Game, while Reflector's mysterious Unknown9: Awakening won Best Announcement. Tarsier Studios' Little Nightmares II won the Best Trailer/Presentation and Best Nintendo Switch Game awards. The Most Wanted Hardware award was won by Xbox Series X, though it appears that this category only included three nominees - none of which was PlayStation 5 - which frankly makes the award completely moot.

You can check out the full list of winners below, courtesy of GamesIndustry.biz.

  • Best of gamescom: Cyberpunk 2077 - CD Projekt Red
  • Best PC game: Cyberpunk 2077 - CD Projekt Red
  • Best RPG: Cyberpunk 2077 - CD Projekt Red
  • Best Family Game: KeyWe - Stonewheat & Sons
  • Best Ongoing Game: Borderlands 3 - 2K Games
  • Best Racing Game: Dirt 5 - Codemasters
  • Best Remaster: Mafia: Definitive Edition - 2K Games
  • Best Simulation: Project Cars 3 - Bandai Namco
  • Best Sports Game: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 & 2 - Activision
  • Best Strategy Game: Humankind - Amplitude Studios and Sega Europe
  • Most Original Game: Voidtrain - Hypetrain Digital
  • Most Wanted Hardware/Technology: Xbox Series X - Microsoft
  • Best Announcement: Unknown9: Awakening - Reflector Entertainment
  • Best Lineup: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Best Presentation/Trailer: Little Nightmares II - Tarsier Studios
  • Best Show: World of Tanks Blitz Gamescom Stream - Wargaming
  • Best Streamer: Erik "Gronkh" Range
  • "Most Wanted" Consumer Award: Cyberpunk 2077 - CD Projekt Red
  • Heart of Gaming Award: Indie Arena Booth - Super Crowd Entertainment

gamescom awards announced prior to the event:

  • 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 Xbox Game: Tell Me Why - Microsoft
  • Best Nintendo Switch Game: Little Nightmares II - Bandai Namco
  • Best PlayStation Game: Cyberpunk 2077 - CD Projekt Red
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Operation: Tango - Clever Plays

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