The Esports Awards, one of the most prestigious nights in the esports calendar, recently shared the complete list of winners from this year’s ceremony.
This year’s edition of The Esports Awards was held at Resorts World in Las Vegas. Over 40 awards across Entertainment, Industry, Creative, Pro, On-Air Talent, and Collegiate were given out. The event featured some of the most prominent brands, organizations, and influencers from the esports industry in attendance.
Big Winners of the Esports Awards 2022
Among the biggest winners was Riot Games who picked up the award for Esports Publisher of the Year. In addition, Riot won Esports Broadcast/Production Team of the Year and Esports Game of the Year for VALORANT.
LOUD also won big picking up the awards for Esports Team of the Year and Esports Creative Team of the Year. Elsewhere, PUBG MOBILE won Esports Mobile Game of The Year and Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag took home the trophy for Esports Personality of the Year.
Hosted Eefje ‘Sjokz” Depoortere and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez, the event had some show-stopping moments. For example, Lexus showcased its LC 500 and NX 350 (100 Thieves NX) cars. Furthermore, the unveiling of exclusive League of Legends Wild Rift themed cans from Coca-Cola was a hit with the crowd.
Finally, charity partner Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, smashed its fundraising goal of $50K USD. There were also special musical performances from the cinematic-rock band City of Sound and rapper bbno$.
Launch of the Mobile Awards
During the ceremony, Matt “MobileMatt” Rutledge took to the stage to announce the launch of the Mobile Awards. Founded by the Esports Awards, and Matt Rutledge, the Mobile Awards is a new initiative with the aim to recognize and reward excellence in the mobile industry. The Mobile Awards will host an annual ceremony starting in 2023 called The Mobies to celebrate and recognize top-class performance and innovation.
The complete list of winners of the Esports Awards 2022 are:
- Esports Game of the Year presented by Amazon Music – VALORANT
- Esports Mobile Game of the Year presented by Verizon – PUBG MOBILE
- Content Group of the Year – S8ul Esports
- Esports Play of the Year – Russel ‘Twistzz’ Van Dulken
- Esports Cosplay of the Year presented by Crocs – Kinpatsu Cosplay
- Esports Content Series of the Year – Players
- Esports Creative of the Year presented by Roland – Christian Skimmeland
- Esports Colour Caster of the Year – Andy ‘Bravo’ Dudynsky
- Esports Play By Play Caster of the Year – Lauren ‘Pansy’ Scott
- Esports Content Creator of the Year – Juan ‘Hungrybox’ Debiedma
- Esports Host of the Year – James ‘Dash’ Patterson
- Esports Mobile Player of the Year presented by Verizon – Ceng ‘Order’ Zehai
- Esports Team of the Year presented by Secretlab – LOUD (VALORANT)
- Esports Personality of the Year presented by Coca-Cola – Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag
- Esports Controller Player of the Year – Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper
- Esports PC Player of the Year presented by RAID: Shadow Legends – Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyliev
- Streamer of the Year presented by Lexus – Ibai Llanos
- Esports Organisation of the Year presented by Lexus – OpTic Gaming
- Esports Coverage Platform of the Year presented by Sizzle Creative – Dexerto
- Esports Hardware Provider of the Year – Logitech G
- Esports Journalist of the Year presented by CTRL – Ashley Kang
- Esports Supporting Service of the Year – Esports Engine
- Panel’s Choice Award – Heather ‘Sapphire’ Garozzo
- Esports Creative Team of the Year – LOUD
- Esports Collegiate Program of the Year presented by Blinkfire Analytics – University of Hawai’i
- Esports Desk Analyst of the Year presented by Aim Lab – Jessica ‘JessGOAT’ Bolden
- Lifetime Achievement in Esports
- Dennis ‘Thresh’ Fong
- Emil “HeatoN” Christensen
- Daniel ‘OGRE1’ Ryan
- Tom ‘OGRE2’ Ryan
- Morgan Romine, PhD
- Alexander Garfield
- Jason Lake
- Esports Commercial Partner of the Year – Verizon
- Esports Publisher of the Year – Riot Games
- Esports Broadcast/Production Team of the Year – Riot Games
- Esports Apparel of the Year – 100 Thieves
- Esports Creative Piece of the Year – The Bellhop | Gucci Gaming Academy
- Esports Photograph of the Year – Colin Young-Wolff
- Esports Collegiate Ambassador of the Year – Christine Fan
- Esports Coach of the Year – Andrii ‘B1ad3’ Horodenskyi
- Esports Controller Rookie of the Year – Enzo ‘Seikoo’ Grondein
- Esports PC Rookie of the Year – Ilya ‘m0NESY’ Osipov
“This year we set ambitious goals to make the 2022 Esports Awards a true milestone event with a new location, new awards, and extended events offering”, said Michael Ashford, CEO, Esports Awards. “As the ceremony reaches its conclusion, I can safely say that we have turned our dreams into a reality. It’s great to see so many people gather to celebrate what has been a truly incredible year. I wanted to say a massive congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone that has played a part in this year’s Esports Awards. See you next year!”