PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan celebrated the 25th-anniversary

4 Dec 2019 Wednesday
PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan celebrated the 25th-anniversary
Berr Turan
Berr Turan Editor

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia held its annual PlayStation Awards ceremony, and during the celebration PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan gave a speech in Japanese

During the PlayStation Awards 2019 that took place in Grand Prince Hotel New Tanakawa venue in Tokyo, Jim Ryan, PlayStation's latest CEO, gave a small speech in Japanese. Ryan thanked the developers that pushed PlayStation's catalog even further and honored the PlayStation's creator Sony Computer Entertainment president Teruhisa Tokunaka. 

Jim Ryan also mentioned PlayStation 4 colossal success, achieving to be the best-selling home console ever. You can find a small clip from Ryan's speech below, thanks to Giuseppa Nelva from Twinfinite.

Aside from Ryan's speech, PlayStation Awards winners were revealed during the ceremony. You can find the full list below.

Platinum Prize:

Games that sold more than 1 million units in Asia/Japan

  • God of War
  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Marvel's Spider-Man
  • NieR: Automata
  • Red Dead Redemption

Gold Prize:

Games that sold more than 500,000 units in Asia/Japan

  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • FIFA 19
  • FIFA 20
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

PlayStation Network Award:

The top three best-selling games on the PlayStation Network, released between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019.

  • FIFA 19
  • Fortnite
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

PlayStation VR Award:

Games that saw success on the PlayStation VR, released between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019.

  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Beat Saber

Indie Games & Game Developer Award:

Games that saw success in PlayStation's indie catalog, released between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019.

  • Hardcore Mecha
  • Hollow Knight
  • Human Fall Flat
  • Overcooked! 2
  • Unravel Two

PlayStation 25th Anniversary Special Award:

  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Dynasty Warriors 3
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
  • Resident Evil
  • Ridge Racer
  • Yakuza

PlayStation 25th Anniversary Users’ Choice Award:

The top five titles previous PlayStation Award winners as voted by Japan and Asia users.

  • Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  • God of War
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
  • NieR: Automata
  • Persona 5

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