Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020

Red Dead Redemption 2 was declared the game of the year 2020 at the Annual Steam Awards.

As the year comes to an end, Valve’s premium gaming distribution service, Steam, announced the winners of 10 categories at the Steam Awards 2020. Fans of Rockstar’s premiere wild west franchise have more to be proud of as Red Dead Redemption 2 was crowned as the game of the year 2020 after receiving maximum votes from Steam users.

Red Dead Redemption 2 wins the game of the year 2020 at the Steam awards, one year after moving to the distribution service. The game’s dramatic storyline also saw it winning the award for Outstanding Story-Rich Game, beating other popular contenders like Hades and DOOM eternal.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay

Steam Awards Winners and Nominees:

i. Game of the Year

Nominees: Hades, DOOM Eternal, Fall Guys, Death Stranding

Winner: Red Dead Redemption 2

Game of the Year | Source: Red Dead Redemption 2

ii. VR Game of the Year

Nominees: Phasmophobia, The Room VR: A Dark Matter, Thief Simulator VR, Star Wars Squadrons

Winner: Half-Life: Alyx

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
VR Game of the Year | Source: Steam

iii. Labor of Love Award

Nominees: Among Us, Terraria, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, No Man’s Sky

Winner: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Labor of Love Award | Source: Steam

iv. Better With Friends

Nominees: Sea of Thieves, Borderlands 3, Deep Rock Galactic, Risk of Rain 2

Winner: Fall Guys

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Better With Friends | Source: Steam

v. Most Innovative Gameplay

Nominees: Control, Superliminal, Noita, Teardown

Winner: Death Stranding

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Most Innovative Gameplay | Source: Steam

vi. Outstanding Story-Rich Game

Nominees: Detroit: Become Human, Mafia Definitive Edition, Metro Exodus, Horizon Zero Dawn

Winner: Red Dead Redemption 2

Steam Awards 2020 Winners

vii. Best Game You Suck At

Nominees: Crusader Kings 3, Ghostrunner, FIFA 21, GTFO

Winner: Apex Legends

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Best Game You Suck At | Source: Steam

viii. Outstanding Visual Style

Nominees: Battlefield 5, There is No Game, Marvel’s Avengers, Black Mesa

Winner: Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Outstanding Visual Style | Source: Steam

ix. Best Soundtrack

Nominees: Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Helltaker, Need for Speed Heat, Persona 4 Golden

Winner: DOOM Eternal

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Best Soundtrack | Source: Xbox

x. Sit Back and Relax

Nominees: Microsoft Flight Simulator, Satisfactory, Untitled Goose Game, Factorio

Winner: The Sims 4

Steam Awards Red Dead Redemption 2 Game of The Year Award For 2020
Sit Back and Relax | Source: Steam

2. About Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2, prequel to 2010’s Red Dead Redemption, is an action-adventure game produced and released by Rockstar Games in 2018. The story, set in 1899, follows outlaw Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang.

Red Dead Redemption 2 portrays the Wild West, while being set in the fictional Western and Southern United States.