Genshin Impact is a free game released on PS4, PC, iOS and Android on September 28. In the first four days since its debut, Genshin Impact has reached 17 million turns download on mobile devices, becoming the highest-grossing mobile game in Asia and the United States. In addition, Genshin Impact also set a record as the Chinese game with the most epic launch ever.
According to data analysts at Niko Partners, the “hotness” of Genshin Impact means that the game has earned about $ 50 million in profit from the game. gacha system as of September 28. Although the above number has not been confirmed, it is a positive sign for the game’s unique gameplay mechanics, especially for the Western market.
A veteran employee of Niko Partners commented: “Genshin Impact had more than 20 million registrations before its official release, of which more than 5 million came from players outside of China. This is a huge achievement not only for a game made by a Chinese developer, but also for a brand new IP.”
Genshin Impact is often compared to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild due to the similarity in graphics. However, the difference of the game lies in the microtransactions. Although the player avoids the “instant top-up” game’s minuses, Genshin Impact still locks up certain fashion items, characters, and special gear if the player doesn’t participate in the gacha system.
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