The BAFTAs remain committed to settling their outstanding debt with video games, which they have forgotten about for decades, and recently announced their intent to award a new BAFTA Fellowship, the most important of its awards, to Shuhei Yoshida, former president of Sony Interactive Entertainment and current head of PlayStation Indies. He joined Sony in 1993 and served as the company's president from 2008 to 2019, being primarily responsible for the experiences PlayStation 3 and PS4 brought us during their respective life cycles.
The prize will be given to him on March 30, 2023, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, where there will also be the rest of the 2023 video game BAFTAs (something to keep in mind, since God of War has over twice as many nominations as Elden Ring). IT will also be the final event in the video game awards season of this past year, making way for the new wave of titles from 2023 to build up hype for the next one. Furthermore, this BAFTA Fellowship will put Yoshida in the Mount Rushmore of video games, which has not stopped growing since 2007 and already includes the following names: