No Man's Sky comes out on top against stiff competition from Fortnite, Call Of Duty, Destiny 2 and Apex Legends
In an event described as "The Oscars For Gaming" by The Washington Post, Guildford studio Hello Games win Best Ongoing Game for No Man's Sky at The Game Awards.
The award category is described as being awarded to a game for outstanding development of ongoing content that evolves the player experience over time.
Watch the moment that founder Sean Murray learned of the award win live, it's safe to say that he wasn't expecting it!
Hello Games were also nominated for the Best Community Support category, a high honour itself, described as recognising a game for outstanding community support, transparency and responsiveness, inclusive of social media activity and game updates / patches.
This award follows the teams recent win for Best Game Expansion at The Golden Joysticks.
Learn more about The Game Awards on their website.
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