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2020 BAFTA Games Awards: All The Winners Rounded Up

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2020 BAFTA Games Awards: All The Winners Rounded Up

Even a country-wide lockdown couldn't stop the glitz and glamour of the annual BAFTA Game Awards. The industry event went ahead via livestream last night, in a much-needed evening of celebration and appreciation for all the incredible games that released last year. There were some well-deserved wins - as well as a few surprising losses.


Let's start with the big one. On a personal level, I'm genuinely thrilled that Mobius Digital's sublime outer space exploration adventure Outer Wilds won the coveted Best Game award last night. It was my favourite game of 2019 by some distance, and I don't think nearly enough people have played it yet. Hopefully this win can go some way towards rectifying that.

What's even more impressive is the company that Outer Wilds managed to beat off. Control, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Untitled Goose Game, Luigi's Mansion 3, and Disco Elysium were all up for the top spot. All would have been thoroughly deserving of the award of course, and each one is well worth checking out if you haven't already.


Despite both being up for an amazing 11 nominations earlier this year, Remedy's Control and Kojima's divisive Death Stranding ended up going home with one award apiece. The latter nabbed the prize for Technical Achievement, while the former won Performer In A Supporting Role, courtesy of Martti Suosalo.

In fact it was a huge night for indie games in the end. Outer Wilds won Original Property and Game Design in addition to Best Game, while Disco Elysium took Music, Narrative, and Debut Game. They were the only games to get more than one award each, which is incredible given the stiff competition.

Outer Wilds / Credit: Mobius Digital, Annapurna Interactive
Outer Wilds / Credit: Mobius Digital, Annapurna Interactive

Take a look at the full list of winners below:

Animation: Luigi's Mansion 3

Artistic Achievement: Sayonara Wild Hearts


Audio Achievement: Ape Out

British Game: Observation

Debut Game: Disco Elysium


Evolving Game: Path of Exile

Family Game: Untitled Goose Game

Game Beyond Entertainment: Kind Words (Lo Fi Chill Beats To Write To)

Game Design: Outer Wilds

Multiplayer: Apex Legends

Music: Disco Elysium

Narrative: Disco Elysium

Original Property: Outer Wilds

Performer in a Leading Role: Gonzalo Martin (Life is Strange)

Performer in a Supporting Role: Martti Suosalo (Control)

Technical Achievement: Death Stranding

Mobile Game of the Year (Audience Vote): Call of Duty Mobile

Best Game: Outer Wilds

All in all, it was a pretty incredible night that shone a light on some absolutely fantastic games. Something we all needed during these trying times. We recently spoke with gaming legend Troy Baker about why the BAFTAs matters, and he had plenty of insightful things to say. You can read our chat with him right here.

Featured Image Credit: Remedy/Sony/House House/Activision

Topics: Xbox One, Nintendo, Indie, PS4

Ewan Moore
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