Traveler let’s go on an adventure!
According to an official press release, developer and publisher miHoYo has confirmed that it is an open world role-playing game Genshin Impact will be available on PS5. The game was originally released for PS4 in September and is currently playable on PS5 through backward compatibility. However, the new next generation version offers “improved graphics and gaming performance”.
Genshin Impact is an open world game in which players can take on the role of a character known as the “Traveler” whose journey through the story revolves around the fate of their lost siblings as they navigate the world of Teyvat. About the press release: “Currently, players can explore both Lunar City and Liyue Harbor, two of the seven major cities in Teyvat, each with unique cultures, stories and vast landscapes, and a variety of creatures, monsters, secrets and secrets with hidden treasures, for players to discover. More cities, stories, characters and seasonal events will be released as the game progresses. ”
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“The PlayStation 5 is an ideal platform to enhance the big open world of Genshin Impact and to allow the team to incorporate more thoughts and ideas into the game now and in the future,” said miHoYo President Forrest Liu in a statement. “That’s why we’ve worked to bring the native PlayStation 5 version of the game to our players as quickly as possible.”
The game’s latest update, version 1.3, was released in early 2021 and included a seasonal event revolving around Teyvat’s New Year for travelers to celebrate one of Liyue’s oldest traditions – the lantern rite.
As of this writing, Genshin Impact for PS5 doesn’t have a set release date, but it looks like we can expect it soon. Currently, the game is also free to play on PC, PS4, Android, and iOS. Check out the announcement trailer below!
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