Forum users reset era Keep counting Game of the Year awards based on last year’s results. As of January 4, the open-world fantasy RPG Elden Ring not only stayed ahead, but also set a historic record.
In the past week since December 28, the number of awards received by Elden Ring has increased from 145 to 331 – the game received 287 awards from specialized portals, and the remaining 44 within the framework of user polls (including on 3DNews).
The success of Elden Ring was a record – until recently, the games with the most titles in history included The Last of Us Part II 322 awards (208 from media and 124 from users) and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with 281 wins (187 and 94).
At the moment, ResetEra users have analyzed the results from 2022 onwards 453 issues (648 in 2020) – The Elden Ring’s share of total prizes is thus an impressive 73.1% (49.7% for The Last of Us Part II in 2020).
Elden Ring’s main competitor in the battle for the love of players and critics in 2022 – the action-adventure God of War Ragnarok – remains in a distant second place with 78 awards (63 from media and 15 from users).
The Game of the Year titles included Immortality (6 times), Horizon Forbidden West (5), Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (5), Pentiment (4), A Plague Tale: Requiem (3), Citizen Sleeper (3), Vampire Survivors (3), as well as multiple projects with one prize.
Most Game of the Year Awards in 2021 got Co-op platformer It Takes Two (86), while Resident Evil Village (60) and Forza Horizon 5 (54) caught up.