- The highest honor of the 2020 Tokyo Game Show is “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”
- The game’s recognition is partly due to its role during the pandemic
- It is one of several winners of the Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association Excellence Award
After the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to stay at home, a game provided them with a chance to escape and eased the loneliness of many people after being trapped indoors. Now, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” has been recognized.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show named Nintendo Switch as “Best Animal Crossing Game of the Year: New Horizons”, partly because it provided comfort to many people when the pandemic shocked the world. European games report.
The game is one of several winners of the Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association (CESA) Excellence Award. Other winners include “13 Sentinels: Aegis”, “Death Stranding”, “Fire Emblem: Three Houses”, “Monster Hunter World: Frozen”, “Nioh 2”, “Persona 5 Royal”, “Pokemon Sword” and “Pokemon” Shield”, “Ring Fit Adventure” and “Yakuza: Like a dragon. “
Special awards are awarded to “Dragon Quest Walk”, and global awards: Foreign products are awarded to “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”.
Best Sales Award and Global Award: “Pokemon Sword” and “Pokemon Shield” won Japanese products. Hampley’s “Dad is You” won the Game Designer Award.
“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are forced to stay at home. The slow life in this kind of game allows you to do everything freely, which brings comfort to people all over the world.”
“Communication with close friends through the game and interaction with other players in the event is beyond the scope of a single game. The game demonstrates the power of Japanese entertainment and has won many users from all ages (from children to the elderly). The overwhelming support statement also stated that the resolution won the Excellence Award and Grand Prize in the general voting.
Before that, Phil Spencer, head of Xbox Express admiration Representative Gary Whitta represented “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” during the talk show in the game called “Animal Dialogue”. Spencer also praised him in his game Opening remarks.
In addition to this honor, the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award at the Japan Game Awards also awarded “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”. This honor is reserved for individuals or organizations that have made great contributions to the development and development of the computer entertainment software industry in Japan.
Since its release in March, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” has sold more than 22 million copies, making it the second most-selling game on Nintendo Switch.