Genshin Impact was released last week only. However, the game has crossed a milestone of at least 17 million times of downloads.
Genshin Impact is a free-to-play RPG based game. The game was launched for the PS4, PC, Android and iOS devices. However, it is also playable on the Nintendo Switch. The game was launched on September 28. And the game has already become a huge game sensation. App Annie, the mobile analyst on Twitter stated that at least 17 million players have already downloaded the game on their mobile devices.
Here’s the tweet:
— App Annie (@appannie) October 4, 2020
However, nothing has been said about the figures for PS4 and PC. Well, it seems that it might have crossed 17 million downloads on the consoles.
According to Daniel Ahmad, the Industry Analyst the game will be able to cross more than $100 million by the end of the October. He further said that the game is popular in Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia and the USA just as the market of China.
Here’s the complete analysis:
Based on preliminary data, Genshin Impact is on track to gross more than $100m across all platforms by the end of this month.
The game is successful not just in its home market, but also in Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, the US etc…
Investment is paying off. https://t.co/AICi6Wbb46
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) October 5, 2020
As estimated by Ahmad, Genshin Impact was able to make $50 million in the first week. Also, more than 20 million gamers registered themselves before the launch of the game.
Genshin Impact is being developed and published by miHoYo. The game will be featuring a fantasy-based open world with the gacha game mechanics. One of the most popular works of miHoYo is the Honkai Impact 3rd which is an action game.
In the past month, we also saw that Among US, free-to-play multiplayer game has drastically become popular. This is why the developers decided to cancel the sequel so that they can work on the original game.
Genshin Impact is playable on PS4, Nintendo Switch, Android devices, iOS devices and PC.