User-Voted 2015 PlayStation Game of the Year Winners Announced, The Witcher 3 Takes Home Best PS4 Game

January 12, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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After opening up the polls on December 18, nearly 600,000 votes were cast in the user-chosen PlayStation Blog 2015 Game of the Year Awards, making it the biggest GOTY event in their history.

You can see the long list of nominees over here, with all the winners and runner-ups below:

PlayStation 4 Game of the Year

  • Winner – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Runners-Up – Bloodborne, Fallout, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

PlayStation 3 Game of the Year

  • Winner – Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Runners-Up – Yakuza 5, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Tales From the Borderlands

PlayStation Vita Game of the Year

  • Winner – Resident Evil Revelations 2
  • Runners-Up – Shovel Knight, Persona 4: Dancing All Night, Super Meat Boy

Best Story

  • Winner – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Runners-Up – Life Is Strange, Until Dawn, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Best Soundtrack

  • Winner – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Runners-Up – Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Bloodborne, Life Is Strange

Best Digital Game

  • Winner – Rocket League
  • Runners-Up – Life Is Strange, Yakuza 5, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

Best Multiplayer

  • Winner – Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • Runners-Up – Rocket League, Star Wars Battlefront, Destiny: The Taken King

Most Anticipated 2016

  • Winner – Dark Souls 3
  • Runners-Up – Horizon Zero Dawn, No Man’s Sky, The Division

Best Free PlayStation Plus Game

  • Winner – Rocket League
  • Runners-Up – inFamous First Light, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, The Walking Dead Season Two

Best Expansion

  • Winner – The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone
  • Runners-Up – Bloodborne: The Old Hunters, GTA Online: Heists, Destiny: The Taken King

Studio of the Year

  • Winner – CD Projekt Red
  • Runners-Up – Bethesda Game Studios, From Software, Kojima Productions

For comparison, the 2014 winners are over here and include Destiny on top for PS4, Dark Souls 2 winning on PS3, and Child of Light taking home PS Vita honors.

Do you agree with all the choices?

[Source: PS Blog]