All titles featured in this iteration of the Playstation Partner Awards 2020 were developed within Japan and Asia, from October 2019 to September 2020. Here are all the titles that receive their respective awards! You can watch the full presentation below, from Sony Square:
All titles for this awards were created in Japan and Asia, and were awarded accordingly by ranking among top 20 in global sales, including player numbers and other metrics to determine the winners.
These titles are those that are highly acclaimed and praised around the world.
Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2
-The battlefield extends into space-
Defeat the enemy with your MS or launch surprise attacks as infantry… Grasp the shifting tides of battle, and let loose your victory cry!
6v6 online multiplayer: Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2 allows you to fight alongside your friends (basic play free).
Complete countless battles and missions, and become an ace pilot!
Experience the vast open world of the Black Desert and immerse yourself in a game that redefines the MMORPG genre with its stunning graphics, skill-based combat, and Siege wars. Adventurers can also explore, fish, tame horses, cook, gather, hunt and so much more in the ultimate MMORPG, Black Desert.
UNLEASH YOUR DARKNESS
Master the art of the samurai in this brutal masocore RPG… for death is coming.
Journey to 1555 Japan, a country gripped in endless warfare where monsters and evil spirits stalk a land of natural beauty and menacing peril.
Hunt down your enemies as a rogue mercenary wielding the supernatural powers of the mythical Yokai.
Can you survive the treacherous Sengoku era and the new and terrifying Dark Realm?
Resident Evil 3
Jill Valentine is one of the last remaining people in Raccoon City to witness the atrocities Umbrella performed. To stop her, Umbrella unleashes their ultimate secret weapon； Nemesis!
Also includes Resident Evil Resistance, a new 1 vs 4 online multiplayer game set in the Resident Evil universe where four survivors face-off against a sinister Mastermind.
Final Fantasy XIV
Join millions of adventurers worldwide and take part in an epic and ever-changing FINAL FANTASY. Play for free up to level 60 and experience all the hallmarks of the best-selling franchise – airships, chocobos, moogles, and more.
Persona 5 Royal
Wear the mask. Reveal your truth.
Prepare for an all-new RPG experience in Persona®5 Royal based in the universe of the award-winning series, Persona®! Don the mask of Joker and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. Break free from the chains of modern society and stage grand heists to infiltrate the minds of the corrupt and make them change their ways! Persona®5 Royal is packed with new characters, story depth, new locations to explore, & a new grappling hook mechanic for access to new areas. With a new semester at Shujin Academy, get ready to strengthen your abilities in the metaverse and in your daily life. Persona®5 Royal presents a unique visual style and award nominated composer Shoji Meguro returns with an all-new soundtrack. Explore Tokyo, unlock new Personas, customize your own personal Thieves Den, discover a never-before-seen story arc, cutscenes, alternate endings, and more!
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
RISE LIKE A DRAGON
Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking grunt of a low-ranking yakuza family in Tokyo, faces an 18-year prison sentence after taking the fall for a crime he didn’t commit. Never losing faith, he loyally serves his time and returns to society to discover that no one was waiting for him on the outside, and his clan has been destroyed by the man he respected most.
Confused and alone, he embarks on a mission to discover the truth behind his family’s betrayal and take his life back, becoming an unlikely hero for the city’s outcasts on his journey.
The winner is selected based on different factors, with two categories:
- titles developed outside of Japan and Asia
- titles developed in cooperation with SIE Worldwide Studios
Conquer with character in Apex Legends, a free-to-play* Battle Royale shooter where legendary characters with powerful abilities team up to battle for fame and fortune on the fringes of the Frontier. Master an ever-growing roster of diverse legends, deep tactical squad play, and bold new innovations that level-up the Battle Royale experience—all within a rugged world where anything goes. Welcome to the next evolution of Battle Royale.
From legendary game creator Hideo Kojima comes an all-new, genre-defying experience for the PlayStation®4 system.
Sam Bridges must brave a world utterly transformed by the Death Stranding. Carrying the disconnected remnants of our future in his hands, he embarks on a journey to reconnect the shattered world one step at a time.
With spectral creatures plaguing the landscape, and humanity on the verge of a mass extinction, it’s up to Sam to journey across the ravaged continent and save mankind from impending annihilation.
What is the mystery of the Death Stranding? What will Sam discover on the road ahead? An unprecedented gameplay experience holds these answers and more.
Starring Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, Léa Seydoux, and Lindsay Wagner.
This award is given to the top three titles which have sold the most copies within October 2019 to September 2020.
eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
The eFootball PES 2021 Season Update features the same award winning gameplay as last year’s eFootball PES 2020 along with various team and player updates for the new season. Also comes with the UEFA EURO 2020™ mode – all at a special anniversary price!
・The Biggest Clubs
Play with the biggest teams in world soccer; including German champions FC Bayern München, Spanish champions FC Barcelona, global giants Manchester United, and exclusive PES partner Juventus!
Create your very own dream team from scratch and face off against human rivals from all over the world.
Compete in online PvP events themed after real-life soccer rivalries and other big matches.
Take the helm of a soccer club and lead them to the top in this engrossing single player mode.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Relive the story of Goku and other Z Fighters in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku, Gohan, Vegeta and others. Explore the new areas and adventures as you advance through the story and form powerful bonds with other heroes from the DRAGON BALL Z universe.
Final Fantasy VII: Remake
The world is under the control of Shinra, a corporation controlling the planet’s life force as mako energy. In the city of Midgar, Cloud Strife, former member of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit now turned mercenary lends his aid to the Avalanche resistance group, unaware of the epic consequences that await him.
FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE is a reimagining of the iconic original with unforgettable characters, a mind-blowing story, and epic battles.
The story of this first, standalone game in the FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE project covers up to the party’s escape from Midgar, and goes deeper into the events occurring in Midgar than the original FINAL FANTASY VII.
Congratulations to all winners!