The Game Awards 2022 live coverage: Major announcements and winners revealed 

The Game Awards 2022 (Image via The Game Awards)
The Game Awards 2022 (Image via The Game Awards)

The Game Awards 2022 has finally begun at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Winners across various categories are slowly being revealed, with players learning if their favorite games have been able to win the crown once the dust has settled. Although there are 30+ categories to cover, everyone around the world, not present at the Microsoft Theater, is glued to their screens to see who bags the Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2022.

Beyond the various categories and awards, the night is also known to gamers for the plethora of new information and premieres that are showcased regarding upcoming titles and debuts. Without further ado, this article covers all the live announcements of The Game Awards 2022 regarding major news and winners across various categories.

The Game Awards 2022 live coverage of major news and winners

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The major highlights of the night at The Game Awards 2022, for now, are the following:

  • Game of the Year 2022 - Elden Ring crowned the winner!
  • Final Fantasy XVI world premiere titled Revenge, coming on June 22, 2023
  • Wild Hearts coming in 2023
  • Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon announced for 2023
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty DLC announced, releases in 2023
  • Best Game Direction - Elden Ring crowned the winner!
  • Call of Duty MW 2 Season 1 Reloaded showcased
  • Best Ongoing Game - Final Fantasy XIV crowned the winner!
  • Best Action / Adventure Game - God of War Ragnarok crowned the winner!
  • Best Independent Game - Stray crowned the winner!
  • Players Voice - Genshin Impact crowned the winner!
  • Best Role Playing Game - Elden Ring crowned the winner!
  • Crime Boss Rockay City announced for March 28, 2023
  • The Lords of the Fallen showcased at The Game Awards 2022 with a new trailer
  • Innovation in Accessibility - God of War Ragnarok crowned the winner!
  • Crash Team Rumble coming in 2023
  • Meet your maker announced for April 4, 2023
  • Warhammer 40K Space Marine 2 announced for 2023
  • Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden announced for the end of 2023
  • Best Score and Music - God of War Ragnarok crowned the winner!
  • Behemoth showcased
  • Company of Heroes 3 console edition coming in 2023
  • Transformers Reactive world premiere showcased
  • Remnant world premiere showcased
  • Blue Protocol arriving next year across multiple platforms
  • Best Action Game - Bayonetta 3 crowned the winner!
  • Horizon Forbidden West Burning Shores arrives on April 19, 2023
  • Most Anticipated Game - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom crowned the winner!
  • Content Creator of the Year - Ludwig crowned the winner!
  • Best Audio Design - God of War Ragnarok crowned the winner!
  • Best Multiplayer Game - Splatoon 3 crowned the winner!
  • Best Sports / Racing Game - Gran Turismo 7 crowned the winner!
  • Diablo 4 arrives June 6, 2023!
  • Google Play Games coming to PC, open beta live in various regions!
  • Fire Emblem DLC showcased!
  • Wayfinder world premiere, playable next week!
  • Baldur's Gate 3 coming in August 2023!
  • Games for Impact - As Dusk Falls crowned the winner!
  • Xbox Game Pass 2023
  • A new look at Nightingale
  • Best Community Support - Final Fantasy XIV crowned the winner!
  • Best Sim/Strategy Game - Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope crowned the winner!
  • Best VR/AR Game - Moss: Book II crowned the winner!
  • Best Art Direction - Elden Ring crowned the winner!
  • Tekken 8 gameplay showcased
  • Best Narrative - God of War Ragnarok crowned the winner!
  • Immortals of Aveum arrives in 2023!
  • Death Stranding 2 announced!
  • Forspoken demo is available to be played!
  • Dune Awakening, the open world survival MMO, in-engine pre-alpha look!
  • Earthblade announced for 2024
  • Star Wars Jedi Survivor world premiere, releases on March 17, 2023
  • Best Adaptation - Arcane (League of Legends) crowned the winner!
  • The Last of Us Part 1 coming to PC on March 3, 2023
  • Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League new trailer featuring Batman, releases on May 26, 2023
  • Exclusive look from Destiny 2 - Lightfall
  • Best Debut Indie - Stray crowned the winner!
  • Street Fighter 6 will launch on June 2, 2023. New trailer shown
  • Best Performance - Christopher Judge crowned the winner!
  • Best Family - Kirby and the Forgotten Land crowned the winner!
  • A new sneak peek at Replaced
  • After Us world premiere
  • Among Us world premiere
  • Viewfinder game shown
  • Post Trauma coming to PC and console
  • Horizon: Call of the Mountain showcased
  • Best Esports Game - VALORANT crowned the winner!
  • Hellboy: Web of Wyrd will arrive on PC and consoles soon
  • Best Fighting - MultiVersus crowned the winner!
  • Returnal coming to PC
  • Valiant Hearts Coming Home - World Premiere
  • Vampire Survivors is available for iOS and Android
  • Best Mobile - MARVEL SNAP crowned the winner!
  • Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania - New DLC coming in Q1 2023!


You can catch the live stream of The Game Awards 2022 across multiple platforms, including the official channels on YouTube and Twitch. Watching The Game Awards 2022 live for at least 60 minutes on Twitch will net views with various drops and cosmetic awards.

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