The Game Awards 2018 has come and passed with the usual flood of awards and announcements from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
One of the best moments of the show was the opening with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo games bosses went to the stage and shared a touching speech together.
SIE’s North American and Worldwide Studios president Shawn Layden, Executive Vice President, Gaming and head of Xbox Phil Spencer, and Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé delivered a highlight of the night, indeed.
The speech was about gaming communities being united and share their passions for the medium, both from an industry and gamer perspectives.
You can check the full transcript of the speech below.
Layden: Tonight at The Game Awards, we come together as a community to celebrate video games–the most compelling and immersive form of entertainment in the world.
Spencer: As an industry we are most powerful when we come together united by our common love of the art form of games.
Fils-Aime: We join with the viewers and gamers around the globe to celebrate creativity, innovation, and the role that video games play in popular culture.
Spencer: Together we will continue to invite new voices, creators, and players into our worlds, because when everybody plays, we all win.
Layden: Because when we see the strength of the united gaming community, we remember that we’ve never seen a challenge that you can’t defeat.
Fils-Aime: We’re united in our commitment to leading and pushing this industry forward with new games, new experiences, and new ways for everyone to play.
Spencer: Good luck to all the nominees.
Layden: And congratulations to all the winners.
Fils-Aime: And enjoy the game awards.
I love these guys.