Valorant wins best esports game of 2022 award

The Game Awards 2022

Valorant wins best esports game of 2022 award

The Game Awards 2022 was filled with gaming announcements and winners. From Elden Ring winning Game of the Year to Marvel Snap winning the best mobile game and a few esports categories. For us, the latter is, of course, the most important. Here are the esports winners from The Game Awards 2022.

Esports winners at The Game Awards 2022

There were a total of five awards relating to esports at The Game Awards 2022. Riot Games’ Valorant came out on top as the best esports title. Below, you can check out the list of nominees and winners in each of the five esports categories from The Game Awards 2022 below, with the winners bolded for good measure.

Best Esports Game:
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Valve)
  • Dota 2 (Valve)
  • League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Rocket League (Psyonix)
  • Valorant (Riot Games)
Best Esports Athlete:
  • Jeong “Chovy” Ji-hoon  (Gen.G, LOL)
  • Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (T1, LOL)
  • Finn “karrigan” Andersen ( (FaZe Clan – CS:GO)
  • Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev (Natus Vincere, CS:GO)
  • Jacob “Yay” Whiteaker (Cloud9, Valorant)
Best Esports Team:
  • DarkZero Esports (Apex Legends)
  • FaZe Clan (CS:GO)
  • Gen.G (League of Legends)
  • LA Thieves (Call of Duty)
  • LOUD (Valorant)
Best Esports Coach:
  • Andrii “B1ad3” Horodenskyi  (Natus Vincere, CS:GO)
  • Matheus “bzkA” Tarasconi (LOUD, VALORANT)
  • Erik “d00mbr0s” Sandgren (FPX, VALORANT)
  • Robert “RobbaN” Dahlström (FaZe Clan, CS:GO)
  • Go “Score” Dong-bin (Gen.G, LOL)
Best Esports Event:
  • EVO 2022
  • 2022 League of Legends World Championship 
  • PGL Major Antwerp 2022
  • The 2022 Mid-Season Invitational
  • Valorant Champions 2022

Interestingly, it seems every winner was either a Riot Games’ title or a player/coach from a Riot Games title…A big congratulations go out to all the winners! Please keep in mind that this isn’t the annual Esports Awards, as we have a separate article up for those winners this week, so stay tuned.

Header image via Riot Games.

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