Plus, prestigious awards for Inside, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and the first of the new virtual reality awards announced.
Removing it from Halo 5 'eroded the trust of the community.'
Jeff Kaplan says more details will be coming 'over the next week.'
Jeffrey Kaplan, Randy Pitchford, Tim Willits, Ted Price will join 12 more prolific game developers in a 1v1 Quakeworld Tournament at DICE 2017.
Games on the list of honorees include SUPERHOT VR, Job Simulator, and Eagle Flight.
Plus, lots of virtual and mixed reality presentations from industry leaders, and Nathan Drake leading the awards nominations.