God of War Ragnarok has a received a whopping 14 nominations at the BAFTA Games Awards 2023, breaking the record for the highest number of BAFTA nominations ever for a game. As for other PlayStation exclusives, Stray received eight nominations while Horizon Forbidden West nabbed five. Elden Ring, one of Ragnarok’s biggest competitors for Best Game, received a total of seven nominations. Last year, the most BAFTA-nominated game was Returnal with eight.
List of God of War Ragnarok BAFTA nominations
Most of the BAFTA nominations that God of War Ragnarok received are in acting roles, with Christopher Judge (Kratos) and Sunny Suljic (Atreus) headlining the nominations for Performer in a Leading Role. Here’s a quick list of all the categories that the game has been nominated for:
- Artistic Achievement
- Audio Achievement
- Best Game
- Game Design
- Performer in a Leading Role
- Christopher Judge as Kratos
- Sunny Suljic as Atreus
- Performer in a Supporting Role
- Adam J. Harrington as Sindri
- Danielle Bisutti as Freya
- Laya Deleon Hayes as Angrboda
- Ryan Hurst as Thor
- Technical Achievement
God of War Ragnarok is also one of six contenders for the EE Game of the Year, which is voted by the public. You can show your support for the game by voting here.
The BAFTA Game Awards 2023 is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, and will be livestreamed exclusively on BAFTA’s Twitch channel at 9:50 am PT / 12:50 ET / 6:50 BST. The full list of nominees can be found on BAFTA’s official website.
Games and esports host Frankie Ward will host the ceremony. Over 1,000 BAFTA games members and specialist juries voted for the nominations and winners.