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The Last of Us Part II Breaks Record for Most BAFTA Nominations

The Last of Us Part II picked up 13 nominations from the BAFTA Games Awards.
The Last of Us Part II picked up 13 nominations from the BAFTA Games Awards. / Photo courtesy of Naughty Dog/Sony

The Last of Us Part II received 13 nominations from the British Academy of Film and Television Art's Games Awards, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single game in the history of the awards.

The record was previously held in a tie between Death Stranding and Control, both of which received 11 nominations.

Trailing The Last of Us Part II are Ghost of Tsushima (10 nominations), Hades (9 nominations), Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales (seven nominations), Dreams (six nominations), Animal Crossing: New Horizons (five nominations) and Half-Life: Alyx (four nominations). All the games in that list, excluding Dreams, are in contention for game of the year.

The BAFTA Game Awards winners will be announced during a 90-minute live stream Thursday, March 25. Presenter and journalist Elle Osili-Wood will host the event, which can be viewed on Facebook, Twitch, Twitter, YouTube and Steam.

BAFTA 2021 Nominees: Full List

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Best Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for British Game

  • Dreams
  • F1 2020
  • Fall Guys
  • Röki
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • The Last Campfire

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Animation

  • Doom Eternal
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Spiritfarer
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Artistic Achievement

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Dreams
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Audio Achievement

  • Astro's Playroom
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Debut Game

  • Airborne Kingdom
  • Call of the Sea
  • Carrion
  • Factorio
  • Röki
  • The Falconeer

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Evolving Game

  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light
  • Dreams
  • Fall Guys
  • Fortnite
  • No Man's Sky
  • Sea of Thieves

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Family Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Astro's Playroom
  • Dreams
  • Fall Guys
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Game Beyond Entertainment

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Before I Forget
  • Dreams
  • Spiritfarer
  • Tell Me Why
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Game Design

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Astro's Playroom
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Multiplayer Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Fall Guys
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • Valorant

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Music

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Narrative

  • Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Original Property

  • Carrion
  • Fall Guys
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
  • Spiritfarer

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Performer in a Leading Role

  • Ashley Johnson as Ellie in The Last of Us Part II
  • Cherami Leigh as Female V in Cyberpunk 2077
  • Cody Christian as Cloud Strife in Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Daisuke Tsuji as Jin Sakai in Ghost of Tsushima
  • Laura Bailey as Abby in The Last of Us Part II
  • Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Performer in a Supporting Role

  • Carla Tassara as Judy Alvarez in Cyberpunk 2077
  • Jeffrey Pierce as Tommy in The Last of Us Part II
  • Logan Cunningham as Hades, Achilles, Poseidon, Asterius, Charon, and the Storyteller in Hades
  • Patrick Gallagher as Khotun Khan in Ghost of Tsushima
  • Shannon Woodward as Dina in The Last of Us Part II
  • Troy Baker as Joel in The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for Technical Achievement

  • Demon's Souls
  • Doom Eternal
  • Dreams
  • Flight Simulator
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • The Last of Us Part II

BAFTA 2021 Nominees for EE Game of the Year

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Valorant