The New York Videogame Critics Circle has confirmed today that Head of Xbox Phil Spencer will receive the prestigious Andrew Yoon Legend Award at the New York Game Awards on January 17th, 2023.
Spencer will be in attendance to claim the award in a couple of months' time, and shared his thanks in a variety of Twitter messages today, stating that he was "honoured" to be the latest recipient:
The Andrew Yoon Legend Award is given to "people and organisations that have exhibited a significant, sustained body of work that shows exceptional artistic achievement and innovation", and past recipients have included the likes of Reggie Fils-Aimé, Tim Schafer, Jade Raymond, Todd Howard, Rockstar Games, Hideo Kojima and others.
Phil Spencer has been receiving a lot of support on social media over the past few hours, including from the likes of former Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-Aimé and former PlayStation boss Shawn Layden. Great to see!
Congrats, Phil! Feel free to leave your messages of support for the Head of Xbox down below.