Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) will be holding the annual ‘PlayStation®Awards 2018’ (PS Awards) in Tokyo, Japan, on 3rd December 2018 to announce and acknowledge the biggest hit PlayStation® format titles in the Japan and Asia region over the past year.
What is PS Awards?
The PS Awards have been held every year since the inception of PlayStation in 1994, with this year marking the 24th event. To honour all the creators and their work over the past year, we will be awarding ‘Gold Prizes’ to all titles which achieved over 500,000 total units shipped and downloaded in the Japan and Asia region. Similarly, ‘Platinum Prizes’ will be awarded to titles which achieved over 1 million units in total.
In addition to this, they will also be giving the ‘PlayStation™Network Award’ to the top 3 selling network titles in Japan and Asia, the ‘Users’ Choice Award’ to the top 10 titles as voted by users, and for PlayStation®VR titles, the ‘PS VR Award’ will be given to the 3 titles which contributed the most to sales and excitement surrounding the format. Finally, the ‘Indies & Developer Award’ will be presented to the 3 titles which contributed the most to the amazing variety in the PlayStation® title line-up.
With this announcement today, they have also opened voting for the ‘Users’ Choice Award’. Once again, they will be giving away a PlayStation®4 Pro and PlayStation®VR with a PlayStation®Camera to one user who leaves the best comment with their vote for the ‘Users’ Choice Awards’ this year.
You can vote on the ‘Users’ Choice Award’ section on the PS Awards 2018 Official Site ‘Voting Page’ available from today, please make sure to check it out and vote. (The deadline for votes will be on 8th October 2018, at 23:59 JST (22:59 GMT+8).)
Catch it Live!
This event will be shown on the PS Awards 2018 Official Site page (Broadcast via YouTube Live).
PS Awards 2018 Official Site
SIES is committed to the promotion and expansion of the PlayStation® platform so that even more users can experience the world of entertainment available on PlayStation®.
PS Awards 2018 Event Overview
|Date and Time||3rd December 2018 from 17:00 JST (16：00 GMT+8)|
|Location||New Takanawa Grand Prince Hotel in Tokyo, Japan ‘Konron’|
|Details||Awards Ceremony for Hit Titles on the PlayStation® Format in Japan and Asia|
|How to Watch||The awards ceremony will broadcast live from 17:00 JST (16:00 GMT+8) on YouTube Live.|
*Starting time is subject to change. Please see the PS Awards 2018 official site for further details.
*Please note that entry to this event is not available to the public.
Users’ Choice Award Voting Information
|Qualifying Titles||Any PlayStation® Format Title Released Between 1st October 2017 and 30th September 2018 *Includes Download Only Titles.|
|Voting Period||From 1st October 2018 to 8th October 2018, 23:59 JST (22:59 GMT+8)|
|How to Vote||PS Awards 2018 Official Site ‘Voting Page’|
*Cannot Vote Multiple Times for the Same Title.*A PlayStation™Network (PSN) Account is Required to Vote.
*Users can Select up to 5 Titles to Vote per PSN Account.
*Once Votes are Cast, users will not be able to Add, Change or Re-Perform Their Votes.
|Titles Awarded||‘Users’ Choice Awards’|
Favourite Titles as Selected by Users (Prize Given to 10 Titles)