The Last of Us Part II became the best game of 2020 according to the users of the review aggregator site Metacritic. The Naughty Dog title earned over 10,000 points – almost five times more than Ghost of Tsushima, which took second place.
The rating was compiled on the basis of a vote of users who were asked to choose the five best games of the year. For the first position, five points were awarded, and for each subsequent one – one point less. The top three games of the year were closed with the title of Cyberpunk 2077.
- The Last of Us Part II – 10 194;
- Ghost of Tsushima – 2,079;
- Cyberpunk 2077 – 1,691;
- Hades – 1,510;
- Doom Eternal – 1,062;
- Final Fantasy VII Remake – 1,044;
- Demon’s Souls – 818;
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 701;
- Ori and the Will of the Wisps – 694;
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales – 615;
- Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla – 596;
- Half-Life: Alyx – 584;
- Persona 5 Royal – 487
- Resident Evil 3 – 463;
- Nioh 2 – 354.
The project of Naughty Dog was most often in the first place among the respondents, therefore it received a significant lead over other releases of the past year. Interestingly, it was Metacritic users who hated The Last of Us Part II last summer. It turns out that after a while the players still changed their decision about the game.
Previously, the review aggregator site Metacritic named the highest-rated game of 2020 – Persona 5 Royal. The average rating of a title from critics was 95 points out of 100, and from users – 8.3 points out of 10.