40th Golden Joystick Awards Winners Finally Revealed

Elden Ring wins big!

The 40th Golden Joystick Awards winners have finally been revealed after it concluded recently.

The awards event that was presented by GamesRadar has finally concluded and over millions of votes have come in to reveal the winners in 18 categories with three Critics’ Awards also given out. The show was hosted by Hollywood stars Laura Bailey and Troy Baker. There were a few guest presenters too like the awesome Josef Fares, Tim Schafer, Maggie Robertson, Same Lake, and many more.

The big winner of this awards night is Elden Ring with 5 wins.

The 2022 Golden Joystick Awards winners are:

  • Best Storytelling: Horizon Forbidden West (public vote)
  • Still Playing Award: Genshin Impact (public vote)
  • Best Visual Design: Elden Ring (public vote)
  • Studio of the Year: FromSoftware Inc. (public vote)
  • Best Game Expansion: Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course (public vote)
  • Best Early Access Launch: Slime Rancher 2 (public vote)
  • Best Indie Game: Cult of the Lamb (public vote)
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Elden Ring (public vote)
  • Best Audio: Metal: Hellsinger (public vote)
  • Best Game Trailer: Goat Simulator 3 Announcement Trailer (public vote)
  • Best Game Community: Final Fantasy XIV (public vote)
  • Best Gaming Hardware: Steam Deck (public vote)
  • Breakthrough Award: Vampire Survivors (critically chosen)
  • Critics’ Choice Award: Elden Ring (critically chosen)
  • Best Performer: Mahon Gage (Marissa Marcel, IMMORTALITY) (critically chosen)
  • Nintendo Game of the Year: Pokemon Legends: Arceus (public vote)
  • PC Game of the Year: Return to Monkey Island (public vote)
  • PlayStation Game of the Year: Stray (public vote)
  • Xbox Game of the Year: Grounded (public vote)
  • Most Wanted Game: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (public vote)
  • Ultimate Game of the Year: Elden Ring (public vote)

Source: Press Release