Sony will host its annual PlayStation Awards next week, and it seems the hardware giant will be streaming the event on its PlayStation YouTube channel, too. This year’s awards is of particular note, as it just so happens to be on the 25th anniversary of the launch of the original PlayStation way back in 1994.
PlayStation Awards 2019 Livestream
While the company hasn’t actually announced anything yet, a scheduled stream has cropped up on YouTube all but confirming it’s going ahead. The PlayStation Awards 2019 will take place on December 3 at 8.00am PST.
Given the fact it’s the 25th anniversary of PlayStation this year, it’s been suggested that Sony may have more than a few surprises up its sleeves for the PlayStation Awards 2019. Typically though, they are used to celebrate sales milestones for PlayStation-related titles.
You can see the full planned lineup below:
- Platinum Prize: Software titles (DL) with an accumulated shipment quantity (including download quantity) of over one million copies.
- Gold Prize: Software titles (DL) with an accumulated shipment quantity (including download quantity) of over 500,000 copies.
- PlayStation Network Award: Top three network sales titles will be awarded (from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019).
- PlayStation 25th Anniversary Users’ Choice Award: Top five titles which have won PlayStation Awards in the last 24 years will be voted by Japan and Asia users.
- PlayStation VR Award: Three titles that contributed to the sales of PlayStation VR (from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019). *Excluding last year’s winning titles.
- Indies & Developer Award: Three titles that contributed to the expansion of PlayStation (from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019). *Excluding last year’s winning titles.
Sony is obviously busy right now preparing for the launch of the PlayStation 5, which if rumors are on the mark, will be released on November 20, 2020. The console will reportedly be revealed at a dedicated New York City event in February next year.