Valve has announced the winners in all 10 Steam Awards categories.
Valve ʜᴀᴠᴇ ᴀɴɴᴏunced tʜᴇ wɪɴners ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ 2020 Sᴛᴇᴀᴍ Aᴡᴀʀds, ᴀs voted ʙʏ pʟᴀʏers. In ᴍᴏsᴛ ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ cᴀᴛeɢᴏries ɢᴀᴍᴇs ᴀʀᴇ eligible ɪꜰ tʜᴇy're releᴀsed ᴏɴ Sᴛᴇᴀᴍ ᴀꜰᴛᴇʀ Novemʙᴇr, ᴡʜɪᴄʜ ɪs ᴡʜʏ 2020's ɢᴀᴍᴇ ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ yᴇᴀʀ ɪs Red Dead Redemptiᴏɴ 2, ᴡʜɪᴄʜ ᴍᴀᴅᴇ ɪᴛ ᴛᴏ Sᴛᴇᴀᴍ ɪɴ Decemʙᴇr ᴏꜰ 2019. Rocksᴛᴀʀ's ᴄᴏᴡʙᴏʏ-em-ᴜᴘ ᴀʟsᴏ wᴏɴ tʜᴇ aᴡᴀʀd ꜰᴏʀ Outstᴀɴdɪɴg Stᴏʀy-Rich Gaᴍᴇ, ʙᴇᴀᴛɪɴg sᴇᴠᴇʀal ᴘᴏᴘᴜʟᴀʀ cᴏɴtᴇɴᴅers ᴀɴd ᴀʟsᴏ Detroɪᴛ: Beᴄᴏᴍᴇ Humᴀɴ.
The Labor of Love award includes games from previous years that received post-launch support players consider worth celebrating. The rest are pretty self-explanatory.
Here's the full list of winners, with the nominees in brackets.VR Game of the Year: Half-Life: Alyx (Phasmophobia, The Room VR: A Dark Matter, Thief Simulator VR, Star Wars Squadrons) Labor of Love: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Among Us, Terraria, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, No Man's Sky) Better With Friends: Fall Guys (Sea of Thieves, Borderlands 3, Deep Rock Galactic, Risk of Rain 2) Most Innovative Gameplay: Death Stranding (Control, Superliminal, Noita, Teardown) Outstanding Story-Rich Game: Red Dead Redemption 2 (Detroit: Become Human, Mafia Definitive Edition, Metro Exodus, Horizon Zero Dawn) Best Game You Suck At: Apex Legends (Crusader Kings 3, Ghostrunner, FIFA 21, GTFO) Outstanding Visual Style: Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Battlefield 5, There is No Game, Marvel's Avengers, Black Mesa) Best Soundtrack: DOOM Eternal (Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Helltaker, Need for Speed Heat, Persona 4 Golden) Sit Back and Relax: The Sims 4 (Microsoft Flight Simulator, Satisfactory, Untitled Goose Game, Factorio) Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption 2 (Hades, DOOM Eternal, Fall Guys, Death Stranding)