Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan has announced that the PlayStation Partner Awards will be returning in 2021, the awards will be announced from the 2nd to the 3rd of December 2021. Unlike previous events the PlayStation Partner Awards 2021 will not be live-streamed, instead, the winners will be announced via Twitter. The winners will be revealed via the PlayStation Japan Twitter account and each Tweet will feature a message from the developer.
Awarded to the top three titles developed in the Japan / Asian regions with highest worldwide sales between October 2020 and September 2021*.
Awarded to titles developed in the Japan / Asia region with top-ranked worldwide sales between October 2020 and September 2021, with particularly noteworthy activity results*.
– Titles developed outside the Japan / Asia region that have amassed the highest sales in the Japan / Asia region from October 2020 to September 2021. Independent titles developed in the Japan / Asia region with highest worldwide sales from October 2020 to September 2021.
– Titles developed in the Japan / Asia region with particularly noteworthy activity results during the PlayStation 5 launch period.
**Hard copy and digital copy sales through PlayStation Store are counted in the calculation (including additional content and digital currency sales).
** Sony Interactive Entertainment indices, which include player numbers, also factor into the determination of nominees.