The Game Awards 2020 finally announces its lineup for the best mobile and role-playing game of the year. One of the nominees for those categories is Mihoyo’s latest online role-playing game, Genshin Impact.
Many good mobile game titles are worthy enough to get a nomination, and Genshin Impact is among those four nominees. The online game is said to be in the same match as one of the most popular mobile games, such as Among Us, Call of Duty Mobile, Pokemon Cafe Mix, and Legends of Runeterra.
Moreover, as for the best role-playing category, its contenders are also famous titles available on the Playstation and Xbox consoles. These games are Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Wasteland 3, Sega’s Persona 5 Royal, and Yakuza: Like A Dragon.
Since the game’s official release back in September, the mobile game has garnered positive feedback from hundreds of gaming fans worldwide. And it doesn’t stop there, as Mihoyo continues to make updates that help progress the game’s story, leaving fans wanting more.
Voting for the Game Awards 2020 is now live and closes on Wednesday, December 9 at 6 PM Pacific Time.
Everything You Need To Know About Genshin Impact
Open world adventure role-playing game. Like any other RPG game, there’s one goal: to finish the game’s main story. Players start as the role of the Traveler, the main character of the game’s story, which seeks to find his/her twin sibling after being separated from going through a boss fight in the first few minutes of the game.
Players will be introduced to different characters and locations that will forward the story’s progress. Moreover, the game’s open-world exploration will grant players a good time for grinding on items and take time to appreciate the ground-breaking animation and graphics.
It’s a Gatcha game. What makes this game unique is its Gatcha feature. Like Mihoyo’s recent games, the Gatcha system serves as a loot box rewards by spending in-game currency.
The in-game currency in Genshin Impact is Primogems, and pulling costs 160 Primogems each, guaranteeing players to earn prizes such as three-star up to five-star weapons and characters.
The game is multi-platformed. Genshin Impact is available on multiple gaming platforms such as PC, Playstation, iOS, Android, and soon to be on Nintendo Switch.
The gameplay and story don’t change on whatever platform you’re most comfortable playing the game on. Finding the right gadget for PC gamers can make gameplay much more enjoyable, whether it’d be playing the game on a controller or a gaming mouse.
The game is free. Yes, that’s right, just like Mihoyo’s other famous games titles produced, namely Honkai Impact 3rd and Collapse Gakuen, the game can be downloaded for free on Google Play or any digital console store.
One of the primary reasons that make Genshin Impact interesting is it’s free to play system. Anyone can have access to play the title, win the same rewards, and in-game experience the other players go through. However, there are also in-game purchases for everyone to try for additional bonuses and in-game currency.