Platform exclusives are most individuals’s motive for selecting one console over one other. Consoles are so related in energy and efficiency, that it’s the video games we are able to’t expertise on the different ones that lend every their distinctive higher hand. Sony locked down some fairly huge exclusives this 12 months, whether or not it was the first-occasion video games or timed exclusives from third-occasion studios. As lengthy because it didn’t hit one other platform throughout the 12 months, it was up for consideration. This 12 months’s listing is definitely (spoilers) the similar as our Game of the Year listing, exhibiting that PlayStation had a really, very robust 12 months. Here are the PlayStation LifeStyle nominations for Best PlayStation Exclusive in 2020.

Best PlayStation Exclusive 2020 Winner

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The Last of Us Part II

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With a smattering of votes throughout each sport on the listing, the vote got here right down to a detailed match-up between Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us Part II, and Naughty Dog’s sport simply edged out the former. Known for sheer and unbelievable quantities of high quality inside their video games, Naughty Dog as soon as once more crafted a masterpiece with a sport that ironed out the gameplay wrinkles of the first sport, had tons of accessibility options for every kind of gamers, and was what we known as a “story worth telling” that felt prefer it neatly tied again to the first. It’s an emotional journey by vengeance, anger, and ache, however it additionally gives a glance into this world from a brand new perspective, making us rethink the black and white nature of heroes and villains. It’s manufacturing values have been unbelievable, and it’s a feather in Sony’s cap as a PlayStation unique title.

Reader’s Choice Winner

Ghost of Tsushima

For our readers, The Last of Us Part II took second place, with Ghost of Tsushima successful that standoff for PlayStation Exclusive of the 12 months. Taking awards in a number of different classes, each from our workers and the Reader’s Choice ballot, Ghost of Tsushima was an unbelievable and delightful journey, and one more improbable sport for the Sony trustworthy.

Don’t miss our full lineup of winners and nominees for the PlayStation LifeStyle Game of the Year awards. We’ll be revealing our Game of the Year award quickly!