Steam Awards 2023: discover the champions chosen by the gaming community

The year of 2023 passed and was marked by another edition of the Steam Awards, an event eagerly awaited by gamers who frequent the renowned gaming platform, Steam.

Known for its dedication to delighting fans with various promotions throughout the year, Steam has established itself as a space where the gaming community actively participates, not only playing, but also influencing the choices of the best titles.

The best of the year on Steam – Image: Steam/Reproduction

At the end of each year, the platform stands out to reveal the winners in several categories, the result of frantic voting by players.

It’s not just about choosing the game of the year, but about recognizing the merits in different categories that encompass the diversity of games present on the platform.

Best games in different categories

Game with best music

  1. ‘The Last of Us Part I’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Chants of Sennaar’

  3. ‘Pizza Tower’

  4. ‘Persona 5 Tactics’

  5. ‘Hi-Fi Rush’

Best virtual reality game

  1. ‘Labyrinthine’ (Winner)

  2. ‘F1 23’

  3. ‘Gorilla Tag’

  4. ‘I Expect You To Die 3’

  5. ‘Ghosts of Tabor’

Best game on Steam Deck

  1. ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Dredge’

  3. ‘Brotato’

  4. ‘The Outlast Trials’

  5. ‘Diablo IV’

Game to play with friends

  1. ‘Lethal Company’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Sunkenland’

  3. ‘Sons of the Forest’

  4. ‘Warhammer 40,000: Darktide’

  5. ‘Party Animals’

Innovative look

  1. ‘Atomic Heart’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Inward’

  3. ‘Darkest Dungeon’

  4. ‘Coconut’

  5. ‘High on Life’

Games that ignited passions

  1. ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Apex Legends’

  3. ‘Deep Rock Galactic’

  4. ‘Rust’

  5. ‘Dota 2’

Games with new gameplay

  1. ‘Starfield’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Contraband Police’

  3. ‘Remnant 2’

  4. ‘Your Only Move is Hustle’

  5. ‘Shadows of Doubt’

The best story told

  1. ‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Lies of P’

  3. ‘Jedi Survivor’

  4. ‘Resident Evil 4’

  5. ‘Love Is All Around’

Game to relax

  1. ‘Dave The Diver’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Train Sim World 4’

  3. ‘Potion Craft’

  4. ‘Coral Island’

  5. ‘Cities: Skylines 2’

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Difficult gameplay games

  1. ‘Sifu’ (Winner)

  2. ‘EA Sports FC 24’

  3. ‘Street Fighter 6’

  4. ‘Overwatch 2’

  5. ‘Lords of the Fallen’

Game of the year

  1. ‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ (Winner)

  2. ‘Hogwarts Legacy’

  3. ‘Lethal Company’

  4. ‘EA Sports FC 24’

  5. ‘Resident Evil 4’

Standing out as the big winner of the Game of the Year award at the 2023 Steam Awards, ‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ won the hearts of gamers with its captivating narrative.

Based on the iconic Dungeons & Dragonsthe game developed by Larian Studios immerses players in an epic journey filled with complex choices, memorable characters and strategic challenges.

The fidelity to the source material and the attention to detail enchanted the gaming community, which found itself immersed in a fantasy world like never before.

‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ not only stood out as Game of the Year, but also reinforced the industry’s commitment to offering extraordinary experiences, by highlighting that the power of games goes far beyond entertainment, reaching the status of true works of art.