In the recent Google Play Awards, Mihoyo’s Genshin Impact has won the Best Game of 2020 award in many countries. In addition to that, it has also been chosen as the User Choice and Best Innovative Game on Google Play Awards.
About Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact is a free-to-play adventure RPG developed and published by miHoYo. The game showcases a fantasy an open world environment and an action-based battle system using elemental magic, character switching. Moreover, in order to buy in-game items, it uses gacha monetization.
The game was released on 28 September 2020 and amassed massive downloads on both iOS and Android. According to reports, Genshin Impact was the biggest international release of any Chinese video game. Within a month the game grossed over $245 million in the form of revenue. This led it to become one of the largest mobile game launches in history.
However, during this journey of Genshin Impact, it had to face some hurdles. Lately, there was a phishing scam related to the account and a lot of illegal tricks were in practice. Although, Mihoyo took necessary actions against them. Also, the game received criticism regarding the end game.
Criteria for Best game of 2020 award on Google play
In order to choose the winner of these awards, the editorial team of Google Play took a close look at quality, user ratings, and unique content and bug reports. And after considering all parameters, Genshin Impact clearly beat other similar games with their in-game content.
The rise of Genshin Impact’s popularity
Apart from winning these 3 prestigious awards on Google Play, Genshin Impact has amassed nominations among some of the well-known awards lists. A few days back, Genshin Impact was nominated for Best RPG and Best Mobile Game at The Game Awards 2020, and for Ultimate Game of the Year at the Golden Joystick Awards. Moreover, in terms of downloads, Genshin Impact has amassed a huge number of downloads both on Android and iOS, correctly signifying its wide-range popularity.
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