It’s like a law of nature when you’re connected with video games: You need awards, and something needs to be the game of the year. (We are not exempt from this law.) Steam also has its own game awards, which is entirely reliant on game fans voting for the top games within various categories, and this year’s award went to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
For those of you who immediately dispute this result, it’s worth noting that the award is entirely based on audience votes rather than any editorial mandate, and obviously the game in question has to be for sale on Steam, removing some prominent options for consideration. Still, it’s good to see that PUBG has the fans passionate enough to win the voting for the storefront’s awards, so congratulations are due just the same.