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XTgamer Awards 2022 – Winners

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For the 8th time we proudly present the best games of the year.

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Game of the Year 2022

Elden Ring & God of War Ragnarök

Best Action-Adventure 2022

God of War Ragnarök

Best First-Person-Shooter (FPS) 2022

Metal: Hellsinger

Best Role-Playing-Game (RPG) 2022

Elden Ring

Best Adventure 2022

Return to Monkey Island

Best Platformer 2022

Kirby und das Vergessene Land

Best Strategy and Simulation Game 2022

Total War: Warhammer III

Best Racing and Sports Game 2022

Gran Turismo 7

Best Fighting Game 2022

The King of Fighters XV

Best Game as a Service 2022

Final Fantasy XIV

Best Game on-the-go 2022

Pokémon Legenden: Arceus

Best Multiplayer 2022

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Most Creative Game Idea 2022


Best Visual Design in a Game 2022

Horizon Forbidden West

Best Story in a Game 2022

God of War Ragnarök

Best Soundtrack in a Game 2022

God of War Ragnarök

Most Immersive Game World 2022

God of War Ragnarök

Most Anticipated Game 2022

Final Fantasy XVI


  • For the first time since 2016 there are two winners of the Game of the Year award: Elden Ring and God of War Ragnarök (36.4 percent each). In 2021 Elden Ring was voted Most Anticipated Game.
  • God of War Ragnarök was nominated 6x, while Elden Ring, Immortality and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 were nominated 4x each.
  • God of War Ragnarök wins 5 Awards. Red Dead Redemption II still holds the record by winning 6 trophies in 2018. Clear cut result: In addition the game gathered a whopping 63.6 percent of the casted votes in Best Story in a Game.

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