2019 Steam Awards Winners Announced

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2019 Steam Awards Winners Announced

The Steam community has voted for its favorite games of 2019 across multiple categories including the best game and the best VR game.

The Steam Awards is best known for giving out more unusual awards alongside the traditional “best” awards. 2019 saw winners in “Labor of Love”,  “Better With Friends”, “Best Game You Suck At” alongside slightly more traditional awards such as “Outstanding Visual Style”, “Most Innovative Gameplay”, “Outstanding Story-Rich Game”.

The two marque awards went to Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for best overall game of the year and Beat Saber which took the best VR game of the year.

You can find a full list of winners and runners-up below.

The “Game of the Year” Award

  • Winner: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Destiny 2
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

The “VR Game of the Year” Award

  • Winner: Beat Saber
  • Blade and Sorcery
  • Borderlands 2 VR
  • Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted
  • Gorn

The “Labor of Love” Award

  • Winner: Grand Theft Auto V
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege
  • Warframe

The “Better With Friends” Award

  • Winner: DayZ
  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
  • Dota Underlords
  • Ring of Elysium
  • Risk of Rain 2

The “Most Innovative Gameplay” Award

  • Winner: My Friend Pedro
  • Baba Is You
  • Oxygen Not Included
  • Planet Zoo
  • Slay the Spire

The “Outstanding Story-Rich Game” Award

  • Winner: A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Disco Elysium
  • Far Cry New Dawn
  • Gears 5
  • GreedFall

The “Best Game You Suck At” Award

  • Winner: Mortal Kombat 11
  • Code Vein
  • Hunt: Showdown
  • Mordhau
  • Remnant: From the Ashes

The “Outstanding Visual Style” Award

  • Winner: Gris
  • Astroneer
  • Katana Zero
  • Subnautica: Below Zero
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
2019 Steam Awards Winners Announced
David Hollingsworth
David has written for games media outlets for the last ten years. With his first major esports role being with Esports News UK covering mostly UK League of Legends. David is also a member of the British Esports Association and is an advisor to them on World of Warcraft Esports. More recently David has worked for Esports Insider and Red Bull as an esports journalist. David later became Editor at ESTNN and now leads the current team.