Genshin Impact is a free-to-play action RPG developed and published by miHoYo. The game features a fantasy open-world environment and action based combat system using elemental magic, character switching, and gacha monetization system for players to obtain new characters, weapons, and other resources. The game can only be played with an internet connection and features a limited multiplayer mode allowing up to four players in a world.
The game was released “worldwide” on September 28, 2020 for PC, iOS/Android, and PlayStation 4. The game was also released on November 11, 2020 on the PlayStation 5, featuring cross-save support with the PlayStation 4. The game is also planned to release on the Nintendo Switch as well.