Sony always holds a ‘Playstation Awards’ ceremony to give high selling Japanese games a pat on the back. Yakuza 4 was amongs the best selling titles for 2009-2010. Actually November 1, 2009, through October 31, 2010 to be more specific.
Yakuza 4 & Phantasy Star Portable 2 where honored the Gold Award, which means they sold 500,000+ units. Yakuza 4 also nabbed a user vote award. That is two prizes! The Platinum Award went to only one game, Final Fantasy XIII (for selling a million plus). That isn’t all though, Sony also awards highest selling PSN purchased content. SEGA nabbed three spots, one with After Burner Climax, Hatsune Miku Project Diva Add-On Song Collection Deluxe Pack 1 and Hatsune Miku Project Diva Dreamy Theater . Talking about Hatsune Miku, SEGA’s 2nd PSP game also got a user choice award.
What do they get for winning? A trophy (here is Hideo with his) and a cash prize (Platinum 1 Million yen, Gold 500k yen).