Genshin Impact – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Genshin Impact Box Art
Publisher
miHoYo
Developer
miHoYo
Platforms
PC, PS4, Android, iOS, PS5, Nintendo Switch
Release Date
PC, PS4, Android, iOS: September 28, 2020; PS5: April 28, 2021; Nintendo Switch: TBA
Genre
Role Playing

Game Overview:

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play action RPG developed and published by miHoYo.

It is set in the fantasy open world setting of Teyvat.

Latest Updates For Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact Trailer Highlights the Hydro-Wielding Sangonomiya Kokomi

Genshin Impact Trailer Highlights the Hydro-Wielding Sangonomiya Kokomi

The newest 5-star character is focused on healing but can deal exceptional damage as well. Her character banner goes live tomorrow.

Genshin Impact – Update 2.1 is Now Available, Raiden Shogun’s Abilities Detailed in New Video

Genshin Impact – Update 2.1 is Now Available, Raiden Shogun’s Abilities Detailed in New Video

Explore two new islands in the Inazuma region, along with two new Domains. Or simply sit back and fish to your heart's content.

Genshin Impact – Raiden Shogun Slays in Newest Trailer

Genshin Impact – Raiden Shogun Slays in Newest Trailer

The ruler of the Inazuma Shogunate will be available in the title's next character banner with the launch of update 2.1 tomorrow.

Genshin Impact – Kujou Sara Stars in Latest Character Trailer

Genshin Impact – Kujou Sara Stars in Latest Character Trailer

As bodyguard to the Raiden Shogun, Sara will be available in a new character banner with update 2.1, which goes live tomorrow.

Genshin Impact – Update 2.1 Arrives September 1st, Aloy Gameplay and Abilities Revealed

Genshin Impact – Update 2.1 Arrives September 1st, Aloy Gameplay and Abilities Revealed

Signora returns as a new boss in the Trounce Domain while new characters like Kujou Sara and Sangonomiya Kokomi join the fray.

Genshin Impact Character Trailer Showcases the Fiery Yoimiya

Genshin Impact Character Trailer Showcases the Fiery Yoimiya

The talented fireworks technician wields a bow and utilizes Pyro techniques to decimate foes. Her character banner goes live tomorrow.

Genshin Impact – Gameplay of Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy Leaked

Genshin Impact – Gameplay of Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy Leaked

Releasing October 13th for PS4 and PS5 players first, Aloy can throw a projectile that splits on impact or unleash a Cryo arrow with large AoE.

Horizon Forbidden West’s Aloy is Coming to Genshin Impact

Horizon Forbidden West’s Aloy is Coming to Genshin Impact

As part of a collaboration with Sony, the protagonist of the Horizon series will be available for PS4/PS5 players in October.

Genshin Impact – Update 2.0 is Live, Kamisato Ayaka’s Abilities Detailed in New Video

Genshin Impact – Update 2.0 is Live, Kamisato Ayaka’s Abilities Detailed in New Video

As one of several new characters, Ayaka relies on Iai techniques and bursts of Cryo damage. She can also traverse across water while dashing.

Genshin Impact Trailer Teases Ayaka’s Sword and Cryo Skills

Genshin Impact Trailer Teases Ayaka’s Sword and Cryo Skills

As one of the newest 5 star characters, Ayaka will be available tomorrow when update 2.0 goes live in a new character banner with Yanfei.

Genshin Impact Teaser Details Ayaka’s Backstory

Genshin Impact Teaser Details Ayaka’s Backstory

Part of the Yashiro Commission, Ayaka is as skilled in tea ceremonies and calligraphy as the katana. She'll launch with the Update 2.0 on July 21st.

Genshin Impact – Update 2.0 Arrives on July 21st, Adds Inazuma, New Characters and Cross-Save

Genshin Impact – Update 2.0 Arrives on July 21st, Adds Inazuma, New Characters and Cross-Save

Learn more about the Electro Archon and the opposing Shogun while exploring three of Inazuma's six islands in the upcoming update.

Genshin Impact Preview Set for July 9th

Genshin Impact Preview Set for July 9th

The next big update, rumored to be Inazuma, will likely be revealed. Additional upcoming characters could also be showcased.

Genshin Impact Trailer Teases Kazuha’s Story

Genshin Impact Trailer Teases Kazuha’s Story

The ronin from Inazuma reflects on the circumstances that saw him escape. As a 5-star Anemo wielder, Kazuha will be available on June 30th.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.6 is Live With New Story Quests, Limited-Time Area and More

Genshin Impact – Update 1.6 is Live With New Story Quests, Limited-Time Area and More

New World Quests, the ability to move in companions for the Serenitea Pot, a new foe and much more are also currently available.

Genshin Impact is Coming to the Epic Games Store Next Week

Genshin Impact is Coming to the Epic Games Store Next Week

Genshin Impact will be available on the Epic Game Store starting on June 9th. The game originally released in September of 2020.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.6 Releases on June 9th, Includes Ship Combat, New Character

Genshin Impact – Update 1.6 Releases on June 9th, Includes Ship Combat, New Character

Embark on a Midsummer Island Adventure with Klee and face new threats. Also, Kaedehara Kazuha from Inazuma joins the fray.

Genshin Impact Has Reportedly Been Delayed for Switch Due to its “Weaker Hardware”

Genshin Impact Has Reportedly Been Delayed for Switch Due to its “Weaker Hardware”

Allegedly, it's still currently targeting a late 2021 launch.

Genshin Impact – Eula’s Abilities and Elemental Burst Revealed in New Video

Genshin Impact – Eula’s Abilities and Elemental Burst Revealed in New Video

The Spindrift Knight is now available for all players.

Genshin Impact – New Character Trailer Showcases Eula’s Dancing Skills

Genshin Impact – New Character Trailer Showcases Eula’s Dancing Skills

The Claymore-wielding knight is also a pretty good dancer.

Genshin Impact – Eula’s Backstory Revealed in New Trailer

Genshin Impact – Eula’s Backstory Revealed in New Trailer

The 5-star Cryo user will be available on May 18th.

Genshin Impact (PS5) Review – Take Wing

Genshin Impact (PS5) Review – Take Wing

A barebones upgrade doesn't detract from all that Genshin Impact has going for it otherwise.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.5 is Now Live With Native PS5 Support

Genshin Impact – Update 1.5 is Now Live With Native PS5 Support

New character Yanfei's abilities and passives also detailed in a new video.

Genshin Impact – New Character Demo Trailer Showcases Yanfei

Genshin Impact – New Character Demo Trailer Showcases Yanfei

The 4-star Pyro user is one of two new characters incoming.

Genshin Impact – New PS5 Gameplay Footage Revealed, HDR Support Confirmed

Genshin Impact – New PS5 Gameplay Footage Revealed, HDR Support Confirmed

Qingyun Peak is also getting a makeover, exclusively on PS5.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.5 Arrives April 28th, Includes Native PS5 Support

Genshin Impact – Update 1.5 Arrives April 28th, Includes Native PS5 Support

Two new characters, player housing, and new foes also await.

Genshin Impact PS5 Version Coming in Spring, Features 4K Support

Genshin Impact PS5 Version Coming in Spring, Features 4K Support

DualSense support, faster loading times and improved textures also included.

Genshin Impact Mobile Has Surpassed $1 Billion In Player Spending In Under 6 Months

Genshin Impact Mobile Has Surpassed $1 Billion In Player Spending In Under 6 Months

The action title is raking in the big bucks.

Genshin Impact Update 1.4 is Live; Adds Windblume Festival, Hangout Events, and More

Genshin Impact Update 1.4 is Live; Adds Windblume Festival, Hangout Events, and More

New 4-star character Rosaria is "coming soon."

Genshin Impact – Windblume Festival, Bonding Events, and More Coming March 17th

Genshin Impact – Windblume Festival, Bonding Events, and More Coming March 17th

New mini-games, a new boss, and 4-star character Rosaria also in-bound.

Genshin Impact’s Mobile Version Has Generated Roughly $874 Million in Revenue

Genshin Impact’s Mobile Version Has Generated Roughly $874 Million in Revenue

It ranks third in terms of revenue generation since its launch.

Genshin Impact Trailer Showcases Hu Tao’s Abilities, Elemental Burst

Genshin Impact Trailer Showcases Hu Tao’s Abilities, Elemental Burst

The Wangsheng Funeral Parlor director is available today.

Genshin Impact’s Next Character is Hu Tao, Banner Starts Tomorrow

Genshin Impact’s Next Character is Hu Tao, Banner Starts Tomorrow

A new story quest and event are also being added in the next update.

Genshin Impact Developer Says It Cost $100 Million To Create; $200 Million Cost Per Year Expected For Continued Development
Genshin Impact Gets Calming Music Trailer Exploring Liyue

Genshin Impact Gets Calming Music Trailer Exploring Liyue

Take a stroll while enjoying the tunes of the new region.

Genshin Impact – Xiao’s Moveset Showcased in New Trailer

Genshin Impact – Xiao’s Moveset Showcased in New Trailer

The Anemo user joins the roster with the most recent update.

Genshin Impact Character Trailer Highlights Xiao

Genshin Impact Character Trailer Highlights Xiao

The last Yaksha debuts tomorrow with update 1.3.

Genshin Impact Teases New Story Content Ahead Of Next Update

Genshin Impact Teases New Story Content Ahead Of Next Update

A look at the region of Liyue.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.3 Trailer Showcases Xiao, New Events, and More

Genshin Impact – Update 1.3 Trailer Showcases Xiao, New Events, and More

"All That Glitters" arrives on February 3rd for all platforms.

Genshin Impact Will Receive Controller Support On iOS

Genshin Impact Will Receive Controller Support On iOS

No mention of Android as of yet.

Genshin Impact Goes Behind-the-Scenes With Dragonspine’s Creation

Genshin Impact Goes Behind-the-Scenes With Dragonspine’s Creation

MiHoYo details the various challenges faced when creating the snow-covered region.

Genshin Impact Developer Adding More Original Resin to Battle Pass

Genshin Impact Developer Adding More Original Resin to Battle Pass

One Fragile Resin will be doled out every 10 levels going forward.

Genshin Impact Character Demo Showcases Ganyu’s Cryo Skills

Genshin Impact Character Demo Showcases Ganyu’s Cryo Skills

Ganyu arrives on January 12th with a new character banner.

Genshin Impact – Ganyu Takes a Stroll in New Trailer

Genshin Impact – Ganyu Takes a Stroll in New Trailer

Her character banner goes live on January 12th.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.2 is Now Live, Adds Dragonspine Region, Albedo, and More

Genshin Impact – Update 1.2 is Now Live, Adds Dragonspine Region, Albedo, and More

New quests, mechanics, and a new event await players.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.2 Notes Detail Frostbearing Tree, New Domain

Genshin Impact – Update 1.2 Notes Detail Frostbearing Tree, New Domain

The update is currently available to pre-load on PC.

Genshin Impact – Dragonspine’s Environments Detailed in New Screenshots

Genshin Impact – Dragonspine’s Environments Detailed in New Screenshots

From the bones of giant beasts to the summit, the new region has its share of secrets.

Genshin Impact Update 1.2 Trailer Reveals Albedo and Ganyu, New Locations and Foes

Genshin Impact Update 1.2 Trailer Reveals Albedo and Ganyu, New Locations and Foes

The major update goes live on December 23rd for all players.

Genshin Impact Update 1.2 Will Make Domain Farming Easier

Genshin Impact Update 1.2 Will Make Domain Farming Easier

Restart Domains without leaving, auto-collect rewards and more quality of life features coming.

Genshin Impact Generated $393 Million Revenue on Mobiles Since Launch

Genshin Impact Generated $393 Million Revenue on Mobiles Since Launch

The action RPG is currently the third highest grossing title worldwide on mobile devices.

Genshin Impact Character Demo Highlights the Elegant Zhongli

Genshin Impact Character Demo Highlights the Elegant Zhongli

The Geo user can take and dish out a ton of damage.

Genshin Impact Character Trailer Highlights Xinyan’s Rocking Style

Genshin Impact Character Trailer Highlights Xinyan’s Rocking Style

The 4 star Pyro user was recently added with update 1.1.

Genshin Impact Was October’s Highest Grossing Digital Game – SuperData

Genshin Impact Was October’s Highest Grossing Digital Game – SuperData

MiHoYo's free to play action RPG continues to dominate digital gaming.

Genshin Impact Runs in 60 FPS on PS5

Genshin Impact Runs in 60 FPS on PS5

Update 1.1 is now live for all platforms.

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Collect Character Ascension Materials, Forge Weapons and Cook the Best Dishes

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Collect Character Ascension Materials, Forge Weapons and Cook the Best Dishes

Level up characters and their talents, build 4-star weapons and hone the best food buffs with these tips.

Genshin Impact – Update 1.1 Out on November 11th, Adds New Quests and Characters

Genshin Impact – Update 1.1 Out on November 11th, Adds New Quests and Characters

The action RPG will also support PS5 with faster load times and graphical improvements.

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Enhance and Ascend Weapons

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Enhance and Ascend Weapons

Here are the different locations for weapon materials.

Genshin Impact – Player Spending Hits $245 Million in First Month, Accolades Trailer Released

Genshin Impact – Player Spending Hits $245 Million in First Month, Accolades Trailer Released

China remains the title's biggest market with over $82 million in player spending.

Genshin Impact Guide – Best Weapons in Each Class

Genshin Impact Guide – Best Weapons in Each Class

What are the best swords, bows and catalysts among all the choices available? Find out here.

Genshin Impact Guide – Elemental Attacks and How to Perform Elemental Combos

Genshin Impact Guide – Elemental Attacks and How to Perform Elemental Combos

Mix and match different elemental abilities for maximum damage.

Genshin Impact And Monster Hunter Rise Top Most Wanted Video Games From Japanese Players After TGS 2020
Genshin Impact Developer Implies Game Is Coming To PS5, But Says There’s No Plans For Xbox Versions

Genshin Impact Developer Implies Game Is Coming To PS5, But Says There’s No Plans For Xbox Versions

The developer says plans will be announced as they take shape.

Genshin Impact – Dragonspine Region Coming in December

Genshin Impact – Dragonspine Region Coming in December

The third major region will arrive by December 23rd.

Genshin Impact Grossed Over $100 Million Since Launch

Genshin Impact Grossed Over $100 Million Since Launch

The free-to-play action RPG saw over 23 million downloads in the first week.

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Quickly Increase Adventure Rank

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Quickly Increase Adventure Rank

Here are some activities that will quickly bolster your AR.

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Acquire More Characters, Level Up, Farm Talent Upgrade Materials and More

Genshin Impact Guide – How to Acquire More Characters, Level Up, Farm Talent Upgrade Materials and More

Want to become stronger and get better characters? Here's how.

Genshin Impact Hits 17 Million Downloads in Four Days

Genshin Impact Hits 17 Million Downloads in Four Days

The action RPG also reportedly grossed $50 million in revenue.

Genshin Impact Review – Anime Hyrule

Genshin Impact Review – Anime Hyrule

Genshin Impact borrows heavily from Breath of the Wild, but also adds its own ideas on top to deliver a surprisingly full-featured and engaging open world action-RPG.

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