For the last two months, gamers on the popular Steam platform have been voting for their favorite games of the year in 11 categories, to determine the winners of the annual Steam Awards. While some of the winners won’t come as a surprise to anyone who followed the main releases from 2022, a few intriguing selections highlight some remarkable Steam games.
The Steam Awards have offered players the chance to vote for games across a variety of categories ever since the event’s debut in 2016. Ten additional categories honor features of gaming like soundtracks, visual style, invention, and developer dedication in addition to the prestigious Game of the Year award. Instead of leaving the decision to a panel of critics, millions of gamers participate in the entire process, from the earliest nominations to the final winners, giving significant insight into the opinions of everyday consumers.
Let’s have a look at the full list of Winners in the 2022 Edition of Steam Awards:
Game of the Year: Elden Ring
VR Game of the Year: Hitman 3
Labor of Love: Cyberpunk 2077
Better With Friends: Raft
Outstanding Visual Style: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Most Innovative Gameplay: Stray
Best Game You Suck At: Elden Ring
Best Soundtrack: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade
Outstanding Story-Rich Game: God of War
Sit Back and Relax: LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
Best Game on the Go: Death Stranding Director’s Cut