(For Southeast Asia) PlayStation®Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia winners announced!

PlayStation®Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia

The PlayStation Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia will award prizes to titles sold for the PlayStation, in recognition of the creative work of those who created them. This marks the twenty-seventh time the event has been held since it began as the PlayStation Awards the year after the platform’s birth in 1994. The winners will receive trophies based on the motif of the PlayStation controller’s signature button icons (△○ ×□).

BIG AWARD

Awarded to the top three titles developed in the Japan/Asia regions with the highest global sales between October 2020 and September 2021*.
■ Genshin (miHoYo)
■ RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE (CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)
■ eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE (Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.)

PARTNER AWARD

Awarded to titles developed in the Japan/Asia region with top global sales between October 2020 and September 2021*, with particularly notable business results**.
■ Tales of ARISE (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.)
■ FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE INTERGRADE (SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)
■ FINAL FANTASY XIV (SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)
■ MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM BATTLE OPERATION2 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.)
■ NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…(SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)

Special price

Awarded to the following three types of titles:

Titles developed by creators outside the Japan/Asia region that had the most sales in the Japan/Asia region from October 2020 to September 2021.
■ Apex Legends (Electronic Arts Inc | Respawn Entertainment)

Independent titles developed in the Japan/Asia region that achieved the highest global sales from October 2020 to September 2021*.
■ Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Edelweiss | Marvelous Inc.)

Titles developed in the Japan/Asia region with particularly noteworthy activity results** upon the release of the PlayStation®5.
■ Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition (CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

* Physical and digital sales via PlayStation®Store are included in the calculation (including additional content and sales in digital currency).
** SIE indices, which contain player numbers, also play a role in determining the nominees.


(For Southeast Asia) PlayStation®Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia winners announced!

Genshin Consequence

(miHoYo)

Step into a huge magical world of adventure

Genshin is a free-to-play, open-world RPG where epic adventures await players in the fantasy world of Teyvat. It exploded in popularity with its beautiful anime style graphics, extensive and fully explorable map, adventures with captivating characters and innovative richly strategic battles.


(For Southeast Asia) PlayStation®Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia winners announced!

RESIDENTS EVIL VILLAGE

(CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

A village overrun with evil and madness

RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE is the eighth numbered entry in the popular RESIDENT EVIL “survival horror” series. Set in a village overrun by madness, the game portrays an entirely new kind of dramatic “survival horror” with a rich variety of fear and compelling characters. Combined with a satisfying play volume, this latest installment in the RESIDENT EVIL series has been acclaimed by fans.


(For Southeast Asia) PlayStation®Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia winners announced!

eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE

(Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.)

A game for all football fans

eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE is the twenty-fifth title in the popular Pro Evolution Soccer game series, and as the name implies, it is an update of eFootball PES 2020, the title that precedes it, with the latest player and club data. This is the second year in a row that the series has received the GRAND AWARD* from the PlayStation Partner Awards.
*Last year, eFootball PES 2020 received the GRAND AWARD.


(For Southeast Asia) PlayStation®Partner Awards 2021 Japan Asia winners announced!

PARTNER AWARD

Stories of GENESIS

(BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.)

Challenge the fate that binds you

Developed around the theme of “heritage and evolution”, Stories of origin, the last Stories from title, celebrates the 25th anniversary of the series. Made for all RPG fans, the game features evolved visuals that integrate picturesque backgrounds with anime-style characters, lighting and atmosphere, and a story focused on freedom and diversity, engaging characters and scenarios, along with a unique combat system.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE INTERGRADE

(SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)

The world had become so bright, but they couldn’t hear her howling.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE is a remake of the seventh installment in the FINAL FANTASY series, FINAL FANTASY VII, which was released for the PlayStation in 1997. FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE INTERGRADE is the PlayStation 5 version of REMAKE with newly added elements including a brand new storyline with Yuffie as the main character, improved graphics and photo mode.

FINAL FANTASY XIV

(SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)

Adventure awaits you beyond the horizon

FINAL FANTASY XIV is the fourteenth title in the FINAL FANTASY series and the second MMORPG since FINAL FANTASY XI. Enjoy an epic and huge story and diverse content with players from all over the world. A title that has been loved by countless fans for almost a decade, but last year it also received a PARTNER AWARD at PlayStation Partner Awards 2020.

MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM BATTLE OPERATION 2

(BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.)

Become an Ace Gundam Pilot!

Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 is a free to play action game. This sequel to Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation and Gundam Battle Operation NEXT, lets players enjoy the battle on new space maps in addition to the very popular ground maps from the two previous titles. The highlight of the game is the more than 270 Mobile Suits available to play, which have been reproduced in stunning detail.

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…

(SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)

A thousand-year lie that would live on forever…

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is an updated version of NieR Replicant, which was released in April 2010. With new elements such as full voice acting and new screenplays, it tells the story of a young man whose sister suffers from an untreatable disease. The game takes you to the world of NieR:Automata, which was released in February 2017.

SPECIAL PRICE

Apex Legends

(Electronic Arts Inc | Respawn Entertainment)

BEYOND BATTLE ROYALE

Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle-royal first person shooter set eighteen years later Titanfall 2. It portrays the popular Apex Games, which take place on the outer edges of the Frontier. Contestants search and find weapons and supplies on a gradually shrinking battlefield as they defeat opposing teams to be the last one standing and claiming victory.

Sakuna: of rice and ruin

(Edelweiss | Marvelous Inc.)

Rice is power!

A Japanese-style action RPG in which the goddess Sakuna, daughter of a warrior god and harvest goddess, faces off against the demons of Hinoe Island. The game is a brilliant fusion of exciting and satisfying side-scrolling battles with the demons of the island and a realistic simulation that incorporates Japanese traditions that allow players to grow rice. It attracted a lot of interest in both the video game and rice industries and became a huge hit, something unusual for an indie game.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

(CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

Flasher image, crazier action

Devil May Cry 5 is the fifth title in the series. Well received by many, its innovative and exciting gameplay helped it win numerous awards in 2019. Reborn on the Playstation®5, the Special Edition not only adds support for ray tracing, 3D audio, high resolutions and high frame rates, but Vergil, one of the more popular characters in the game, is now playable, allowing players to fully can enjoy this masterpiece of stylish action.

Message from Jim

I would like to express my respect and gratitude for the efforts of all partners to bring great games to the world, even under these unusual circumstances, and for your enthusiasm and love for games. I would like to ask for your continued support and cooperation as PlayStation® continues to strive to be “The Best Place to Play” connecting all our creators and players.

Jim Ryan
President and CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment

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