2015-12-03

PlayStation® Awards 2015 Results Announcement Together with the PlayStation®Store Campaign


 

Singapore, 3rd December, 2015 – Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia※1(SCEJA) held the “PlayStation® Awards 2015” ceremony on 3rd December to award PlayStation® software titles that have had a great performance in Japan and other Asian regions.

 

Since 1994, the year when PlayStation® was launched, “PlayStation® Awards” has been held every year and more than 310 titles have been awarded. To honor game creators for their efforts, titles that have accumulatively shipped and downloaded over 1,000,000 were awarded the “Platinum Prize”※2, those over 500,000 were awarded the “Gold Prize”, and “Users’ Choice Awards”※3 were awarded to the 5 titles that got the highest numbers of votes from users from Japan and the 5 titles that got the highest numbers of votes from users from other Asian regions.

 

This year, “PlayStation™Network Awards” and “Asia Special Awards” were added in addition to the above awards. “PlayStation™Network Awards”※4 were given to the 3 titles that had the best sales through PlayStation™Network and “Asia Special Awards” were awarded to the 3 titles that contributed a lot to the business in Asian regions.

 

  

  

 

Together with the “PlayStation® Awards 2015”, starting from 4th December, 2015 (Friday), different PlayStation®Awards 2015 winning titles campaigns will be held on PlayStation®Store (PS Store) in Japan and Asian regions. In Hong Kong and Southeast Asia regions, a special page will be set up on PS Store for introducing the winning titles. What’s more, customers who download the winning titles between 4th December (Friday) and 10th December, (Thursday) can receive up to HK$70 PlayStation™Network Prepaid Value as rebate. ※5 Let’s grab this chance and enjoy the winning titles from PS Store.

 

 

The awarded titles are as follows.

 

“PlayStation® Awards 2015” Awarded Titles

(Arranged according to the alphabetical order of the distributors)

 

★Platinum Prize 1,000,000 yen as a supplementary prize

Awarded Titles: Titles with over 1,000,000 accumulative shipment and download number

Title Name

Platform(s)

Distributor

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

PS4®/PS3®

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Minecraft: PlayStation®Vita Edition

Minecraft: PlayStation®4 Edition

Minecraft: PlayStation®3 Edition

PS4®/PS3®/PS Vita

Mojang AB

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below

PS4®/PS3®

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

★Gold Prize 500,000 yen as a supplementary prize

Awarded Titles: Titles with over 500,000 accumulative shipment and download number

Title Name     

Platform(s)

Distributor

GOD EATER 2 RAGE BURST

PS4®/PS Vita

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

PS4®/PS3®/ PS Vita

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

Developer: Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.

Grand Theft Auto V  

PS4®  

Rockstar Games, Inc.

Ryu ga Gotoku 0: Chikai no Basho

PS4®/PS3®

Sega Games Co., Ltd.

Bloodborne    

 

PS4®  

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

 

★PlayStation™Network Award 500,000 yen as a supplementary prize

Awarded Titles: The 3 titles with the most online sales (From 1st October, 2014 to 30th September, 2015)

Title Name

Platform(s)

Distributor

Minecraft: PlayStation®Vita Edition

Minecraft: PlayStation®4 Edition

Minecraft: PlayStation®3 Edition     

PS4®/PS3®/ PS Vita

Mojang AB

Phantasy Star Online 2

PS Vita

Sega Games Co., Ltd.

Final Fantasy XIV

PS4®/PS3®   

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

★Asia Special Award 300,000 yen as a supplementary prize

Awarded Titles: 3 titles that contributed to business in Asian regions

Title Name

Platform(s)

Distributor

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

PS4®  

CD PROJEKT RED

Grand Theft Auto V  

PS4®  

Rockstar Games, Inc.

FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster

PS4®/PS3®/PS Vita

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

★Users’Choice Awards

Awarded Titles: The top five titles with the highest number of votes voted by Japanese users and the top five titles with the highest number of votes voted by other Asian regions’ users

(Among the titles released between 1st November, 2014 and 30th September, 2015)

 

Japan division

Title Name

Platform(s)

Distributor

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

PS4®/PS3®

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Grand Theft Auto V

PS4®

Rockstar Games, Inc.

Bloodborne

PS4®  

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

PS4®

Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below

PS4®/PS3®

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

Asian regions division

Title Name

Platform(s)     

            Distributor

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt     

PS4®  

CD PROJEKT RED

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

PS4®/PS3®

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Grand Theft Auto V

PS4®  

Rockstar Games, Inc.

Ryu ga Gotoku 0: Chikai no Basho

PS4®/PS3®   

Sega Games Co., Ltd.

Bloodborne

PS4®

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

 

※1 A division company of Sony Computer Entertainment that is responsible for the business in Japan and other Asia regions.

※2 For titles that were released on multiple PlayStation® platforms within Japan and other Asian regions, numbers of different platform versions were combined. Counted regional versions and platform versions include versions that were released on or after 1st November, 2014 and versions that were released within half year from the release date of the earliest version. 

※3 All titles on any PlayStation® platforms that were released between 1st November, 2014 (Saturday) and 30th September, 2015 (Wednesday) were open to be voted by users. Votes of different platform versions of the same software were combined.

※4 The 3 titles with the most online sales from 1st October, 2014 to 30th September, 2015 are awarded.

※5 The content and period of campaigns may differ between regions. 

※“PlayStation”,“PS3”and“PS4” are the registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc..

※All other names, trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owner.

 

Other information:

Website:                                   http://asia.playstation.com

PlayStation®Authorised Dealers:    http://asia.playstation.com/sg/en/support/wheretoshop

Facebook:                       http://www.facebook.com/PlayStationAsia

Customer Service Centre:            http://asia.playstation.com/sg/en/support/p/customerservices

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