The annual Esports Awards is a crowning event, celebrating the very best in the industry from players and games to journalists and content creators. The 2022 Esports Awards was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the show was a feast of competitive gaming.
There were dozens of categories put forward at the 2022 Esports Awards, but there were some standout results. Here are some highlights from the award winners at the ceremony:
ESPORTS ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR:
– OPTIC GAMING
OpTic has had a phenomenal year. From winning the HCS World Championship to performing remarkably well in the Valorant Champions Tour, and from Dallas Fuel winning the Overwatch League to countless content creators being signed.
ESPORTS PC PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
S1mple is one of the most iconic CS:GO competitors of all time, with a lengthy career studded with huge wins. He’s an accomplished competitor in every sense of the word.
STREAMER OF THE YEAR:
This is the third year back-to-back that Ibai has won the Streamer of the Year award. Ibai is the number-one Spanish streamer on Twitch.
ESPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR:
Nadeshot has been within the esports industry in the last few years; from founding 100 Thieves to winning the Call of Duty League, and from pioneering a near household name brand to being a consistent streamer himself.
ESPORTS GAME OF THE YEAR:
Since debuting in 2020, Valorant has gone from strength to strength. It’s one of the fastest-rising esports titles in the world, and in just two years, it has pulled in a fanbase that numbers in the tens of millions.
ESPORTS MOBILE GAME OF THE YEAR:
– PUBG MOBILE
When PUBG went free-to-play at the start of the year, the ecosystem blew up, with millions more players flooding into the game. For years, PUBG Mobile has been a consistent player in the mobile gaming space.