Sonic Frontiers continues to resonate positively with Japanese gamers! Today, the official SEGA Japanese social media accounts announced that the game won the Partner Award at the 2023 PlayStation Partner Awards Japan Asia!

The PlayStation Partner Awards 2023 Japan Asia recognizes hit titles sold for the PlayStation, celebrating the creative efforts behind them. This marks the twenty-ninth iteration of the event since its inception as the PlayStation Awards the year after the platform’s launch in 1994. Sonic Frontiers clinched the Partner Award, granted to titles developed in the Japan/Asia region with exceptional global sales between October 2022 and September 2023, highlighting significant achievements.

Director Kishimoto smiles at the award ceremony.

Morio Kishimoto also expressed gratitude on his Twitter and the official PlayStation Blog:

Just now, at the PlayStation Partner Awards 2023 Japan Asia, we were honored with a Partner Award!!

I am very surprised and extremely happy!
It’s all thanks to everyone’s support!

I am very grateful that a title that has been released for over a year is still favored by everyone!

Morio Kishimoto

I am extremely honored to receive this prestigious award, thank you so much. It has been 32 years since the birth of Sonic. I am very grateful we were able to release a brand-new, innovative game in a series that is beloved by fans worldwide, as well as receive the Partner Award at the PlayStation Partner Awards. We will continue to strive to bring players even more exciting Sonic games in the future.

Morio Kishimoto, Director, Sega

Other winners of this year’s Partner Award include:

  • Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon – FromSoftware, Inc.
  • eFootball 2023 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
  • Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty – Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.
  • Elden Ring – FromSoftware, Inc.
  • Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion – Square Enix Co. Ltd
  • Street Fighter 6 – Capcom Co., Ltd.

Stay tuned to Sonic City for more Sonic Frontiers News and Updates!

Source: PlayStation, PlayStation Blog, Official Japanese SEGA Account on Twitter

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