God of War Ragnarok Awards Recap

Awards season has now wrapped and it’s been an honor and a gift to see God of War Ragnarok recognized for so many awards. There was truly a plethora of great sounding and inspiring video games that came out last year.

In total, God of War Ragnarok won audio awards from the BAFTAs, Game Awards, and D.I.C.E. awards, as well as two MPSE Golden Reels and a whopping 14 G.A.N.G. Awards.

Creating the sound for this game was a monumental effort that benefited from the talents of many amazing people from Santa Monica Studios, PlayStation Studios Sound, Sweet Justice, Formosa, and more. Congratulations to all involved in the project, and to all the other nominees this year. Your work was fantastic!

Below is a list of all the audio related awards.

The Game Awards

  • Best Audio Design


  • Audio Achievement
  • Music

MPSE Golden Reel Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Game Effects / Foley
  • Outstanding Achievement in Music Editing – Game Music

D.I.C.E. Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

The G.A.N.G. Awards

  • Audio of the Year
  • Dialogue of the Year
  • Music of the Year
  • Sound Design of the Year
  • Best Audio Mix
  • Best Cinematic and Cutscene Audio
  • Best Game Foley
  • Best Game Trailer Audio
  • Best UI, Reward, or Objective Sound Design
  • Best Original Soundtrack Album
  • Best Main Theme
  • Best Original Song
  • Creative and Technical Achievement in Sound Design
  • Creative and Technical Achievement in Music


  • Outstanding Song, Original or Adapted
  • Outstanding Sound Editing in a Game Cinema
  • Outstanding Sound Effects
  • Oustanding Use of Sound, Franchise

Game Developers Choice Awards

  • Best Audio

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