The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced that Phil Spencer will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the next DICE Awards.
The most responsible will receive the Todd Howard hand prize, and with it the academy recognizes his professional trajectory as his contribution to the industry, with an award that has already received legends such as Satoru Iwata or Ken Kutaragi.
Meggan Scavio, President of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, explained that “Phil Spencer has demonstrated passion and leadership throughout his career at Microsoft. He is responsible for countless impactful and fundamental initiatives that he has replicated throughout the video game industry”.
The fifth annual DICE Awards will be held the following day, February 24, at a ceremony to be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.