Welcome to the third PC Gaming MetaCouncil GOTY (Games of the Year) awards! The main award focuses on PC games which we deem GOTY worthy. This year, we will also vote for the best ongoing game, the best Early Access game, the best VR game, and the most disappointing game.
Previous Year's Results: Community - MetaCouncil's PC Games of the Year Awards 2019 | Results
To cast your ballot, read the rules first, reply to this thread to see the link to the Frama form below, and fill in the form.
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The categories for voting are:
- Game of the Year 2020 Award (main award)
- Ongoing Game of the Year (optional)
- Early Access of the Year (optional)
- VR Game of the Year (optional)
- Turd of the Year (optional)
Rules specific to the main award:
- Up to 5 choices can be submitted (ranked voting without point):
- 5th Choice
- 4th Choice
- 3rd Choice
- 2nd Choice
- 1st Choice
- You can submit fewer than 5 games, but you must submit at least 1 game as your 1st choice.
- For the 1st Choice, you have to write a short text to explain why you have chosen it as your GOTY. It could be a sentence.
- Do not submit the same game for several Choices of the main award.
Eligibility criteria for each category:
- GOTY 2020 Award:
- Any game fully released on PC in 2020 is eligible.
- This includes remakes and remasters, provided that there is a new executable.
- Episodic content is eligible if the last episode was released in 2020.
- As MetaCouncil is a predominantly English language website, any game getting an English translation in the correct time frame can be eligible.
- As to be clear, you can choose VR games for the GOTY category.
- You can submit games from any PC store front (Epic, GOG, Origin, Steam, etc.).
- Ongoing Game of the Year
- Any game fully released prior to 2020 which received content updates in 2020 is eligible.
- New content can be in the form of patches, DLC or general updates, but not bug fixes.
- Early Access of the Year
- Any game released into Early Access (or equivalent) on PC in 2020 is eligible.
- VR Game of the Year
- Any game fully released on PC in 2020 which requires/recommends the use of a VR headset is eligible.
- Turd of the Year
- Any game fully released on PC in 2020 is eligible. We're looking for the worst games.
Deadline: Sunday 24th January at 00:00 GMT / Saturday 23rd January at 19:00 EST.