The Witcher 3 wins Big at SXSW Gaming Awards

Mar 21, 2016

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt won Game Of The Year Award at the 2015 SXSW Gaming Awards held in Austin, TX. Witcher 3 also won Excellence in Technical Achievement and Excellence in Narrative. The Witcher 3 has won more awards than any other game in history,walking away with 253 GOTY awards since its release last May.

Rise of the Tomb Raider, Undertale and Bloodborne each took home two awards. Most Entertaining Online Personality was awarded to our friend, Greg Miller, of Kinda Funny.

Below is the full list of winners:

  • Video Game of the Year: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Her Story
  • Table Top Game of the Year: Pandemic Legacy
  • Excellence in Gameplay: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Excellence in Art: Bloodborne
  • Excellence in Animation: Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Excellence in Technical Achievement: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Excellence in Visual Achievement: The Order: 1886
  • Excellence in Narrative: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Excellence in Design: Bloodborne
  • Excellence in SFX: Star Wars Battlefront
  • Excellence in Musical Score: Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Excellence in Multiplayer: Rocket League
  • Excellence in Convergence: Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Most Enduring Character: Lara Croft, Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Most Valuable Esports Team: Evil Geniuses
  • Most Entertaining Online Personality: Greg Miller (Kinda Funny)
  • Most Promising New Intellectual Property: Splatoon
  • Most Fulfilling Crowdfunded Game: Undertale
  • Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award: Undertale
  • Gamer’s Voice Award Multiplayer: Gang Beasts
  • Gamer’s Voice Award Single Player: Superhot

The SXSW Gaming Awards takes place the last weekend of South By Southwest and is FREE with a Guest Pass. The awards show started back in 2014 and has gradually grown with each year. This year’s show was hosted by Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico and Séan “Jacksepticeye” William McLoughlin.