Baldur’s Gate 3 is your final game of the year at the Golden Joystick Awards

  • November 11, 2023

Baldur’s Gate 3 received the top prize at the Golden Joystick Awards 2023 sponsored by Intel, ending a long night by winning the title of Ultimate Game of the Year.

After an incredible few months since its summer launch, the critical and commercial success of Baldur’s Gate 3 has translated into a stellar awards night. Along with this Ultimate Award, the game, its cast, and developer Larian Studios took home six other awards, winning every category it was nominated for.

In addition to Ultimate Game of the Year and PC Game of the Year, the game received awards for its community, storytelling, and visual design, in addition to awards for Larian as Studio of the Year and Astarion actor Neil Newbon for Best Supporting Actor. The maker.

That’s the biggest haul for a single game since The Witcher 3, which won five awards (including the UGOTY) in 2015, with Most Wanted nods in 2013 and 2014 with three more awards in 2016 for its excellent Blood and Wine expansion, which has achieved success. award for Geralt actor Doug Cockle.

To win this final award, Baldur’s Gate 3 had to beat out a huge field of games representing the most amazing year of titles we’ve seen in all of 2023. Other nominees for Ultimate Game of the Year include blockbusters like Starfield, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, and Marvel’s. Spider-Man, genre leaders like Diablo 4, Forza Motorsport, and Street Fighter 6, fun surprises like Dead Space and Hi-Fi Rush, and indie favorites like Cocoon and Sea of ​​Stars .

The full list of nominees for the Golden Joystick Awards 2023 is as follows:

To excel in a 19-strong field is a testament to the quality, attention to detail, and heart that went into Baldur’s Gate 3. So where’s that DLC?

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