Sections

GTA V takes gold in Sony Japan awards

Honoured for shipping over a million units

Grand Theft Auto V was the big winner at this year's Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia awards, taking home the Platinum Prize for shipping over a million units across retail and digital between November 1, 2012 and October 31, 2013

Gematsu reported that this year eight games shared the Gold Prize, awarded for shipping over 500,000 units.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Publisher: Square Enix)
  • Dragon's Crown (Atlus)
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle (Namco Bandai)
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Konami)
  • One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 (Namco Bandai)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (Konami)
  • Tales of Xillia 2 (Namco Bandai)
  • Yakuza 5 (Sega)

There's also an award representing gamers' favourites, which alongside the big sellers included Beyond: Two Souls, The Last Of Us and Tomb Raider. The Special Prize, which honours innovation and creativity, went to Cytus Lambda, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Phantasy Star Online 2.

Related stories

"One million-plus" gamers have PSVR - Sony

Latest figure suggests modest growth in installed base since February's announcement of 915,000 sold

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony wishes PlayStation VR had stronger competition

Andrew House says he's not comfortable leading the pack by a wide margin, new category should have multiple platforms succeeding

By Brendan Sinclair

Latest comments (1)

Benn Achilleas CEO and Founder, Playabl3 years ago
Final Fantasy XIV wins award for innovation and creativity... hmm.
0Sign inorRegisterto rate and reply

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.