CD Projekt RED had a great time at the 33rd Golden Joystick Awards this year as the developer walked away a whopping total of five awards including Ultimate Game of the Year award for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, beating the likes of Batman: Arkham Knight and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. PlayStation-exclusive Bloodborne also won two awards.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Best original game: Bloodborne
Best storytelling: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Best visual design: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Best audio: Ori and the Blind Forest
Best multi-player: GTA Online
Best indie game: Kerbal Space Program
Best family game: Splatoon
Best mobile game: Fallout Shelter
Innovation of the year: First-person mode in GTA 5
Best gaming moment: Bloody Baron quest in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Gaming personality: PewDiePie
eSports icon: Counter-Strike GO – Anders Blume
Studio of the year: CD Projekt RED
Best gaming platform: Steam
Best gaming performance: Ashly Burch as Chloe in Life is Strange
Best PlayStation game: Bloodborne
Speaking to GamesRadar, CD Projekt RED’s Michał Nowakowski said that it was an honor to be recognized in the presence of other well-established studios, and that all the developer wanted to do was create some of the best story-driven games. As for what’s next, Nowakowski said that CD Projekt RED is divided up into teams now, with some working on The Witcher 3, and a “sizable” team working on Cyberpunk 2077.
Congrats to all the winners!