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Forza Horizon 5 voted most anticipated game in Official E3 2021 Awards

Selected judges from media partners also declared Microsoft & Bethesda Showcase as best presentation

Forza Horizon 5 won the accolade of Most Anticipated Game during last night's Official E3 2021 Awards.

The virtual ceremony marked the end of this year's online-only event and saw selected judges from E3's media partners weighing up the games showcased during all of the presentations from of the official livestream.

Judges included editors from IGN, GameSpot, PC Gamer, GamesRadar+, IGN China and Tencent-owned games site Game Bonfire.

The panel also chose Microsoft's Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase as the best presentation, and selected a Most Anticipated title from each show during the four-day event. This does not seem to include companies such as Warner Bros, Bandai Namco and 24 Entertainment, each of which dedicated their presentation to a single title only.

You can find a full list of the winners below:

Overall Most Anticipated: Forza Horizon 5, Xbox Game Studios

Best Presentation: Microsoft: Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase

Most Anticipated Per Presentation:

Capcom: The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
Gearbox Software: Tiny Tina's Wonderlands
Indie Games: Falling Frontier
Intellivision: Asteroids
Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
PC Gaming Show: Songs of Conquest
Freedom Games: Airborne Kingdom
Future Games Show: Immortality
Square Enix: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Ubisoft: Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope
Xbox/Bethesda: Halo: Infinite
Yooreka Studio: Loopmancer

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