Roblox Innovation Awards honors the best of UGC

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Roblox held its Roblox Innovation Awards 2022 event in San Francisco today, complete with an in-person gala event in Fort Mason.

The best winners included starving performers by means of Double Bandit Studios, the winner of the Builderman Award of Excellence. That award is named after the avatar for Roblox CEO Dave Baszucki.

In a post, Matt Curtis, vice president of developer relations, said the community of creators is building art, music, fashion and entire worlds that captivate and inspire millions of people every day.

“For years we’ve recognized that passion with an annual virtual awards show, but as their achievements grow, so does the need to recognize them,” Curtis said. “That’s why this year – and for the first time ever – we held an in-person and virtual gala at the Roblox Developers Conference in Fort Mason, San Francisco, California: The Roblox Innovation Awards.”

At the biggest RDC to date – and in between awards with guest hosts such as Karlie Kloss, MeganPlays and MiniToon – the company made announcements about the future of the platform and conducted interviews with creators.

The winners

Piggy won for best content.

Best new experience – Deep woken by means of Vows by the sea

Best Creative Direction – Creatures of Sonaria by means of Sonar Studios

Best use of technology – TUNNLER by means of Homemade_Meal

Video Star Video of the Year – My $1,000,000 mansion in Roblox by Itsfunneh

Video Star of the Year – Flamingo

Most Immersive Environment – INTERVA L by Titanic in a bottle

Best Uses of Avatar Mode – mermaid life by FullflowerGames

Best international hit – Welcome to Bloxburg by means of coeptus

Best Audio Design – RoBeats by means of RobeetsDev

Best content update – piggy – Breakout update by MiniTone

Backpacks got People's Choice at the Roblox event.
Bedwars got People’s Choice at the Roblox event.

Most Popular User Created Item (UGC) – Chewing Gum Candy (1.0) by OceanOrbs

Most concurrent users – Brookhaven by means of Wolfpaq

Developer Studio of the Year – Easy.gg

The choice of the people – Bed Wars by means of Easy.gg

The winners took home physical trophies from the event, but also earned a virtual copy for their avatars.

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