Xbox Game Studios raking in nominations for Joystick Awards 2020

Award season is starting again. One of the first awards to show up each year is the Joystick Awards. Last year, two Microsoft games won an award. Gears 5 was awarded best Xbox game and Minecraft won the still playing award. Besides that, The Outer Worlds also got some nominations.

Biggest winner in terms of nominations is Fall Guys, with 4 nominations and a nomination for best studio. Same goes for The Last of Us II and Ghost of Tsushima which got 4 nominations. And Naughty Dog and Sucker Punch also got a nomination for best studio.

This year the list is filled with Xbox Game Studio creations. And we’re not even counting Bethesda yet. Before we go to the list of nominations for Xbox game Studios; you can vote for the awards here.


Xbox Game Studio nominations:

Xbox Game of the Year

  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Tell Me Why
  • Wasteland 3
  • Bleeding Edge

Still Playing Award

  • Sea of Thieves
  • Minecraft

Most Wanted Award

  • Halo Infinite
  • Ssst.. and Starfield

PC Game of the Year Award

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best Visual Design Award

  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best game expansion Award

  • The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon

Best family game

  • Minecraft Dungeons

Best Game Community

  • Minecraft
  • Sea of Thieves

Want to know all the nominations? Check out the full list at GamesRadar+

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Pieter "SuikerBrood" Jasper

29 year old gamer who grew up with Commander Keen and Jazz Jackrabbit. A PC Gamer. (Sorry, not sorry). Dutch, but actually Frisian. Loves Age of Empires, Sea of Thieves and wishes for a new Viva Piñata.

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