You may have heard that there are a lot of people who are interested in playing Genshin Impact games. It means that this game has millions of players. It is true. You are able to see the amount of people who play this game in the explanation below.
How many Genshin Impact Players are There?
Genshin Impact is a new game which was released on September 28th, 2020 and this game becomes one of the best games which was released in 2020. This game had 21.3 million registered for the game before its release. During the week of the launch of this game, this game was downloaded 17 millions times.
If we compare with Fortnite, Genshin Impact was able to attract more viewers right after it was playable. Over 110,000 concurrent viewers were present on Twitch and it toppled Fortnite for that day. Because of this exposure, there are more people who download this game and play this game as well. On PS4, more than 5 million players existed. If we consider the number of downloads and we assume that everyone who downloaded has played the game, it means that the Genshin Impact PC version and mobile version can make up around 12 million players. This amazing number makes this game become the most successful launch of all time for a game which comes from China.
On mobile, Genshin Impact has produced $245 million. It was released just one month after its release. This achievement means that Genshin Impact has been one of the biggest mobile game launches. In its first week, it could make $60 million which then it rose to $100 million by the end of its second week. In the first week of this game’s release, Genshin Impact even could collect 23 million installs.
From September 28th, 2020 to October 27th, 2020, this game could produce $245 million in player spending. If we make a comparison with Tencent’s Honor of Kings and PUBG mobile which made $216 million and $195 million respectively, Genshin Impact is superior.
Genshin Impact became the biggest launch for a mobile RPG in the United States because this game could generate $45 million in player spending and it was 18.2% of its total revenue. In the Asian countries such as China and Japan, Genshin Impact could generate about $82 million and $59 million respectively. It was about 33.5% and 24% of total player spending. The App Store took the biggest part from this revenue with $ 144 million which means 58.7%. How about Google Play? It accounted for 41.3% of earnings at $101 million. From the success of Genshin Impact, we are able to see that it reflects the evolution of Chinese game development.
If you access Gamstat site, you are able to see that the total player of Genshin Impact as of November 19th, 2020 is about 5,800,000 with the addition of players about 1,500,000 between October 19, 2020 to November 19th, 2020. On that site, you are also able to see the graph of the total player count by date.
The Steps to Play Genshin Impact with Friends
If you can unlock multiplayer, you are able to invite up to three friends to your world in Genshin Impact. But, how to invite your friends in this game? You are able to follow the steps below.
- The first thing to do is to open the menu and then you have to choose Friends.
- After that, you need to invite other players to your session. Automatically, you will be able to see any of your friends online on the similar platform as you.
- However, you have to add friends manually to be able to play on other devices by using their UID number which can be found in the bottom right corner of the screen.
The friends that you want to invite must be at Adventure Rank 16 so that both of you can play multiplayer. Also, when you are playing online, there are some restrictions about what you are able to do there. First, At once, the maximum number to play together is 4 players. Second, you are not able to complete any main quests when you are playing co-op. If you join a game of someone, you are not able to open chests, get certain items or make offerings to Statues of the Seven.
Crossplay in Genshin Impact
There is a crossplay feature in Genshin Impact to play across all platforms. All users of PS4, PC, iOS and Android can party up and explore the world of the game together. If you want to add friends on other devices, you are able to add them to your list by using their UID numbers that you are able to find in the bottom right corner of the screen. Does the Nintendo Switch version of Genshin Impact allow you to play with other devices? It seems that this device will allow the players to do it when it launches later.
What To Do If a Multiplayer in Genshin Impact Is Not Working?
If you find that multiplayer in Genshin Impact is not working, there are some efforts that you are able to do to make it working again. The first effort that you are able to do is to make sure that you meet all the requirements to play it online. You have to make sure that you are Adventure Rank 16 and you also have to make sure that your friends also meet the same requirements. It is because they will not be able to join you if they are not Adventure Rank 16 and vice versa.
If you have checked the requirements as explained above but you are still not able to enter the same session, you are able to try to ask a different player to host the session. If the connection of someone is bad, it can also be the problem why multiplayer is not working. Then, if the problem cannot be fixed after you try the various methods that we explained, you need to wait for an update or patch which can solve the online issues. If you want to know when the updates of Genshin Impact will take place, you are able to follow the official Twitter account of this game.