The Game Awards 2019 Roundup: Announcements and Winners

By Sean Carey,
Game Awards 2019

Update: So, that was a lot. The Game Awards are now over, but the announcements revealed were so extraordinary that they've mostly eclipsed the Awards themselves. Here's everything Xbox related that was announced at the show, including one pretty big bit of news.

Confirmed News and Announcements

Here's the full show if you want to watch it for yourself:

The Game Awards – Results

Game of the Year: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Action Game: Devil May Cry 5
Action/Adventure Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Art Direction: Control
Audio Design: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Community Support: Destiny 2
Content Creator of the Year: Shroud (Michael Grzesiek)
Esports Coach: Danny "Zonic" Sorensen (Astralis, CSGO)
Esports Event: League of Legends World Championship 2019
Esports Game of the Year: League of Legends
Esports Host: Eefje "Sjokz" Depoortere (LoL European Championship)
Esports Player: Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf (Sentinels, Fortnite)
Esports Team: G2 Esports, League of Legends
Family Game: Luigi's Mansion 3
Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Fresh Indie Game: Disco Elysium
Game Direction: Death Stranding
Games for Impact: Gris
Independent Game: Disco Elysium
Mobile Game: Call of Duty: Mobile
Multiplayer Game: Apex Legends
Narrative: Disco Elysium
Ongoing Game: Fortnite
Performance: Mads Mikkelsen, Death Stranding
Role-Playing Game: Disco Elysium
Score & Music: Death Stranding
Sports/Racing Game: Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
Strategy Game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
VR/AR Game: Beat Saber

What were your impressions of the show, the awards and the announcements? Let us know in the comments!
Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey everyone! I'm Sean. I have been writing gaming content for various outlets over the past few years while studying a degree in Journalism. I grew up on everything PlayStation — mainly Metal Gear Solid, with a brief foray into the world of Xbox. Nowadays, you'll find me mainly playing multiplayer PC games, but with the recent addition of the Xbox Game Pass for PC, I'm looking forward to improving my TA Score.