List of accolades received by Red Dead Redemption 2

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List of accolades received by Red Dead Redemption 2
The logo of Red Dead Redemption 2. "2" is stylized as the Roman numeral "II".
Total number of awards and nominations
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Footnotes

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western-themed action-adventure game developed and published by Rockstar Games. A prequel to the 2010 game Red Dead Redemption, the game is set in 1899 in a fictionalized representation of the Western, Midwestern and Southern United States and follows outlaw Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang. Arthur must deal with the decline of the Wild West whilst attempting to survive against government forces, rival gangs, and other enemies. The game was announced on October 18, 2016, and was widely anticipated.[1] It was nominated for Most Anticipated Game at The Game Awards in 2016 and 2017,[2][3] and for Most Wanted Game at the Golden Joystick Awards.[4]

The game was released worldwide on October 26, 2018, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. Red Dead Redemption 2 received "universal acclaim" from critics, according to review aggregator Metacritic;[a] it was Metacritic's highest-rated game of 2018.[7] The game had the largest opening weekend in the history of entertainment, making over $725 million in three days, and selling over 17 million copies in two weeks.[8] Additionally, Red Dead Redemption 2 is the second highest-grossing entertainment launch (behind Grand Theft Auto V) and set records for largest ever pre-orders, largest first-day sales and largest sales for the first three days in market on PlayStation Network.[9][10]

Red Dead Redemption 2 garnered awards and nominations in a variety of categories with particular praise for its story, performances, music, and graphical design. At The Game Awards 2018, the game received eight nominations and went on to win four awards: Best Audio Design, Best Narrative, Best Score/Music, and Best Performance for Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan.[11] At IGN's Best of 2018, the game garnered seven nominations,[12] winning two awards[13][14] and was named runner-up in four (behind God of War).[15][16][17][18] The game earned eight nominations at the 22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, including Game of the Year.[19]

At the 6th SXSW Gaming Awards, Red Dead Redemption 2 was named the Trending Game of the Year and won for Excellence in SFX and Technical Achievement.[20] The game received seven nominations at the 19th Game Developers Choice Awards,[21] and six at the 15th British Academy Games Awards.[22] The game also appeared on several year-end lists of the best games of 2018, receiving Game of the Year wins at the Australian Games Awards,[23] Brazil Game Awards,[24] Fun & Serious Game Festival,[25] Global Game Awards,[26] IGN Australia Select Awards,[27] and Italian Video Game Awards,[28] and from outlets such as 4Players,[29] AusGamers,[30] Complex,[31] Digital Trends,[32] Edge,[33] Electronic Gaming Monthly,[34] Gamereactor,[35] GameSpot,[36] The Guardian,[37] Hot Press,[38] news.com.au,[39] The Telegraph,[40] USgamer,[41] and Vulture;[42] it was named runner-up by several other publications.[15][43][44]

Accolades[edit]

Award Date Category Recipient(s) and Nominee(s) Result Ref.
4Players December 17, 2018 Special Prize — Immersion Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [45]
December 18, 2018 Best Story (Director) Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [46]
Best Story (History) Red Dead Redemption 2 Third [47]
December 19, 2018 Best Sound (Music) Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [48]
December 20, 2018 Best Graphics (Technics) Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [49]
December 21, 2018 Action Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [50]
January 2, 2018 Developer of the Year Rockstar Games Third [51]
January 3, 2019 Game of the Year — Reader's Poll Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [52]
January 4, 2019 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [29]
Multiplatform Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [53]
Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata January 1, 2019 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [54]
Apple Daily January 1, 2019 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [55]
AusGamers January 4, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [30]
Australian Games Awards December 19, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [23]
Action/Adventure Title of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Brazil Game Awards December 12, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [24]
Best Console Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Action & Adventure Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Studio Rockstar Games Won
Best Soundtrack Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Publisher Rockstar Games Nominated
British Academy Games Awards April 4, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [22]
Artistic Achievement Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Audio Achievement Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
British Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Performer Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan Nominated
CNews January 4, 2019 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [56]
Complex December 12, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [31]
The Daily Star January 7, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [57]
D.I.C.E. Awards February 14, 2019 Outstanding Technical Achievement Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [58]
Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [19]
Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Adventure Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Online Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Character Arthur Morgan Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Animation Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Digital Trends December 12, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [32]
Edge January 4, 2019 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [33]
Best Visual Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Studio Rockstar Games Second
Best Storytelling Red Dead Redemption 2 Second
Best Audio Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Third
Electronic Gaming Monthly January 1, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [34]
Famitsu Awards April 5, 2019 Excellence Prize Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [59]
Financial Post December 24, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [60]
Fox Sports Asia January 1, 2019 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [61]
France Info December 18, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [62]
Game Audio Network Guild Awards March 21, 2019 G.A.N.G. / MAGFEST People's Choice Award Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [63]
The Game Awards December 1, 2016 Most Anticipated Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [2]
December 7, 2017 Most Anticipated Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [3]
December 6, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [11]
Best Action/Adventure Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Art Direction Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Audio Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Game Direction Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Performance Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan Won
Best Score/Music Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Game Developers Choice Awards March 20, 2019 Best Technology Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [64]
Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [21]
Best Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Visual Art Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Audio Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Innovation Award Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Gamereactor December 21, 2018 Best Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [65]
December 30, 2018 Best Studio Rockstar Games Runner-up [66]
Best Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [67]
December 31, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [35]
Gamereactor Denmark December 24, 2018 Best Sound Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [68]
December 25, 2018 Best Graphics Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [69]
December 30, 2018 Best Developer Rockstar Games Won [70]
December 31, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [71]
Gamereactor Finland December 27, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [72]
Gamereactor Germany December 25, 2018 Best Soundtrack Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [73]
December 28, 2018 Best Narrative Experience Red Dead Redemption 2 Second [74]
December 29, 2018 Best Game World Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [75]
December 31, 2018 Best Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [76]
Gamereactor Indonesia December 27, 2018 Best Game Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [77]
December 28, 2018 Best Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [78]
December 31, 2018 Best Studio Rockstar Games Runner-up [79]
January 1, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [80]
Gamereactor Netherlands December 27, 2018 Best Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [81]
December 27, 2018 Best Story Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [82]
December 31, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [83]
Gamers' Choice Awards December 9, 2018 Fan Favorite Fall Release Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [84]
Gaming Moment of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 has the biggest opening weekend of any entertainment property Nominated
The Games Machine December 22, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [85]
Best Open World Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Action Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [86]
Best Shooter Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Stendhal Syndrome[b] Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Tell Me a Story[c] Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Music to Play[d] Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
GameSpot April 30, 2019 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [36]
GamesRadar+ December 21, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [43]
Giant Bomb December 28, 2018 Best Music Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [87]
Best Moment of Sequence Arthur's Last Ride to Camp/Fight Won
Best Story Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Looking Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Most Disappointing Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Fourth
Global Game Awards December 7, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [26]
Best Innovators Red Dead Redemption 2 — Dynamic Open World Won
Best Visuals Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Open World Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Story Red Dead Redemption 2 Second
Best Audio Red Dead Redemption 2 Second
Golden Joystick Awards November 17, 2017 Most Wanted Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [4][88]
November 16, 2018 Ultimate Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [89]
Critics Choice Award Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [90]
November 15, 2019 Best Multiplayer Game Red Dead Online Nominated [91]
Gry Online January 6, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [92]
The Guardian December 21, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [37]
Hobby Consolas December 31, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [93]
Hollywood Music in Media Awards November 20, 2019 Soundtrack Album Red Dead Redemption 2 — VA OST Pending [94]
Original Song — Video Game "That's the Way It Is", written and performed by Daniel Lanois Pending
Hot Press December 11, 2018 Top Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [38]
HuffPost Brazil December 28, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [95]
IGN December 10, 2018 Best Xbox One Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [13]
Best Video Game Music Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [14]
Best Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [15]
Best PlayStation 4 Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [16]
Best Action-Adventure Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [17]
Best Video Game Story Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [18]
Best Video Game Art and Graphics Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [12]
IGN Australia Select Awards March 4, 2019 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [27]
Best Visual Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Audio Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Storytelling Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Game Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up
IGN Italy December 25, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [96]
IGN Japan December 12, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [97]
Igromania January 21, 2019 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [98]
The Independent December 28, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [99]
Italian Video Game Awards April 11, 2019 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [28]
Best Art Direction Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Audio Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
People's Choice Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [100]
Best Game Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Character Arthur Morgan Nominated
Inner Circle Games Network December 28, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [101]
Japan Game Awards September 12, 2019 Global Award, Foreign Product Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [102]
Knack Focus December 23, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [103]
Lenta.ru December 30, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [104]
Libertad Digital December 27, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [105]
Maxim December 17, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [106]
The Mercury News December 20, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [107]
Morning Star December 10, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [108]
The Michigan Daily January 9, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [109]
National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers Awards March 13, 2019 Art Direction, Period Influence Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [110]
Costume Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [111]
Design, Franchise Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Direction in a Game Cinema Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Game, Franchise Adventure Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Lighting/Texture Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Original Light Mix Score, Franchise Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Performance in a Drama, Lead Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan Nominated
Performance in a Drama, Supporting Alex McKenna as Sadie Adler Nominated
Sound Effects Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Use of Sound, Franchise Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
National Post December 24, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [112]
New York Game Awards January 23, 2019 Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [113]
Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Statue of Liberty Award for Best World Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Herman Melville Award for Best Writing Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan Nominated
Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game Cali Elizabeth Moore as Abigail Roberts Nominated
news.com.au December 14, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [39]
NRK P3 December 18, 2018 Best Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [114]
PlayStation Blog January 17, 2019 Best Graphical Showcase Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [115]
Best Narrative Red Dead Redemption 2 Gold
Best Multiplayer Red Dead Redemption 2 Gold
Best Art Direction Red Dead Redemption 2 Gold
Best Sound Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Gold
Best Soundtrack Red Dead Redemption 2 Gold
Best Performance Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan Gold
Best PS4 Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Gold
Studio of the Year Rockstar Games Gold
Polygon December 21, 2018 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Runner-up [44]
The Ringer December 10, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [116]
Rolling Stone Italy December 28, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [117]
The Star December 31, 2018 Best Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [118]
Stuff December 21, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [119]
SXSW Gaming Awards March 16, 2019 Excellence in SFX Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [20]
Excellence in Technical Achievement Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Trending Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Video Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [120]
Excellence in Animation Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Excellence in Visual Achievement Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Excellence in Musical Score Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Excellence in Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Excellence in Animation Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
The Telegraph December 21, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [40]
Titanium Awards December 10, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [25]
Best Game Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Won
Best Original Soundtrack Woody Jackson Won
Best Artistic Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated [121]
Best Narrative Design Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Best Adventure Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Nominated
Troy Daily News January 17, 2019 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [122]
USgamer December 28, 2018 Game of the Year Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [41]
Večernji list January 2, 2019 Best Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [123]
Vulture December 7, 2018 Best Video Game Red Dead Redemption 2 Won [42]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The game scored an overall weighted average of 97 out of 100 on Metacritic, based on 98 reviews for the PlayStation 4 version[5] and 33 reviews for the Xbox One version.[6]
  2. ^ Awarded to a game for outstanding artistic or technical achievement, named after Stendhal syndrome.[86]
  3. ^ Awarded to a game with outstanding narrative.[86]
  4. ^ Awarded to a game an outstanding soundtrack.[86]

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