The Game Awards announced the nominations for Best Role Playing of 2022 and Pokémon Legends: Arceus was one of the five finalists. The category is for the best game designed with rich player character customization and progression, including massively multiplayer experiences. Pokémon Legends: Arceus is up against: Elden Ring, Live a Live, Triangle Strategy and Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
People can vote for their favorite games of 2022 on The Game Awards awards website from November 14th, 2022 until December 8th, 2022. The awards will be announced on December 8th, 2022 during the The Game Awards 2022 broadcast. Winners are determined by a blended vote between the voting jury (90%) and public fan voting (10%).
The Game Awards recognizes and upholds creative and technical excellence in the global video game industry. It was founded in 2014 by media entrepreneur Geoff Keighley, who also hosts and produces the program.