Elden Ring won the 2022 Game of the Year award, beating out God of War, which was the frontrunner for the award this year, according to Variety. The game also won several other awards, besides the top prize, which is the award for best direction, art direction and role-playing game. The awards and names of the winning games were announced at a ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA which was attended by a number of notable celebrities such as actor Al Pacino, as well as Pedro Pascal, English actress Bella Ramsey and Swedish-Lebanese director Joseph Fares and other personalities.
God of War Ragnarok has won a few awards, such as Best Narrative, Best Sound Design, Best Action/Adventure and Best Accessibility Innovation. The Game Awards are held every year; To honor achievements in the video game industry. The ceremony began in 2014 and is not limited to awarding prizes to the winning games but rather is considered a forum to announce new upcoming games and provide new information about previously announced games.