Genshin Impact is a worldwide success! The open-world RPG has completed one month of its launch. After many delays, it seems that the company’s efforts to improve the game are paying well. MiHoYo’s game broke all records and became one of the biggest releases in gaming history. In just one month, Genshin earned the US $245 million.
In the first week, Genshin was already close to making $60 million dollars, and there was no sign that the hype would subside. 30 days later, the game is already approaching the $250 million mark. Right now, it is the most profitable game on the App Store and Google Play, easily surpassing Free Fire, PUBG, Fortnite, Honor of King, and many others.
Genshin Impact easily surpassed games from well-established companies
The launch of Genshin Impact surpasses titles like Lineage 2: Revolution by Netmarble and Lineage M by NCSoft. Worth noting that those are popular and established IPs that had record releases on mobile devices. It also outperforms popular games like Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes, which racked up $70 million in player spending during its first month. Epic Games’ Fortnite raised $25 million in its first 30 days on the App Store. Worth noting, that the record still belongs to Pokémon GO. It raised more bout $283 million in its first 30 days.
As evidence of its global appeal, we can see through Sensor Tower data, that Genshin Impact is the largest mobile RPG launch in the United States to date. It raised $45 million during the first 30 days on the market. The game is ahead of Fire Emblem Heroes in the second position, with more than $13 million, and The Seven Deadly Sins of Netmarble, in the third position, with almost $10 million.
As aforementioned, this is the first month, and players are still engaged in the game. Genshin Impact has a long road to trace, and we believe that it will be a very successful one.