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Genshin Impact has had the highest first-year gaming revenue of all time. Beats GTA V, Fortnight. Makes more money than Vegas casinos.

Black_Stride

do not tempt fate do not contrain Wonder Woman's thighs do not do not
Genshin Impact isn't on Xbox? I had no idea. Well, +1 for Xbox.
Its likely due to free to play games not being free to play on Xbox till relatively recently.
You needed XBLG to play F2P games so Mihoyo likely thought people wouldnt bother playing the F2P game if they still had to pay money.....and would be less likely to spend in game knowing they are already paying for XBLG.
F2P is truly F2P now but Mihoyo still havent ported the game.

On Topic.
Unity is still a crap engine, but ive been enjoying my time with Genshin impact.
Im not as obsessed with getting characters are other people are and I basically leveled all the best 4 star characters into absolutle beast that I dont even have the urge to get the current 5 star beyond FOMO.
Heck i dont use my 5 stars as is cuz Its too late to level them and testing them out they are worse than my 4 stars.

Not gonna lie though....that Hu Tao banner almost got me to spend.
I was so close I basically had to simply not play the game till the banner was gone to hold my shit together.
Im close to pity and have been saving so next time Hu Tao arrives.......we in there!
 

BlackM1st

Banned
Heck i dont use my 5 stars as is cuz Its too late to level them and testing them out they are worse than my 4 stars.
Well, what 5☆ do you have?

Im close to pity and have been saving so next time Hu Tao arrives.......we in there!
Hu Tao is here...



but you wanna wait for another rerun? Can be a whole year haha
 

Black_Stride

do not tempt fate do not contrain Wonder Woman's thighs do not do not
Well, what 5☆ do you have?


Hu Tao is here...



but you wanna wait for another rerun? Can be a whole year haha
Mona and Qiqi

Ohh its already November.
I remembered she was coming back and loaded up on the childe banner even if i was never gonna make it to pity.
Now I can focus on loading up on Hu Tao this month.
Damn need to log in and start grinding
 

Mr Moose

Member
Its likely due to free to play games not being free to play on Xbox till relatively recently.
You needed XBLG to play F2P games so Mihoyo likely thought people wouldnt bother playing the F2P game if they still had to pay money.....and would be less likely to spend in game knowing they are already paying for XBLG.
F2P is truly F2P now but Mihoyo still havent ported the game.

On Topic.
Unity is still a crap engine, but ive been enjoying my time with Genshin impact.
Im not as obsessed with getting characters are other people are and I basically leveled all the best 4 star characters into absolutle beast that I dont even have the urge to get the current 5 star beyond FOMO.
Heck i dont use my 5 stars as is cuz Its too late to level them and testing them out they are worse than my 4 stars.

Not gonna lie though....that Hu Tao banner almost got me to spend.
I was so close I basically had to simply not play the game till the banner was gone to hold my shit together.
Im close to pity and have been saving so next time Hu Tao arrives.......we in there!
I got these in my last 20 wishes.


(x2)


 

Bragr

Member
What's surprised me is that Fortnite didn't make more, considering all the teenagers buying customes and whatnot.

I find GTA V, RDR 2, and Animal Crossing the most impressive, considering they didn't use microtransactions. (or did gta and rdr2 have that in multiplayer at launch?)
 

BlackM1st

Banned
I find GTA V, RDR 2, and Animal Crossing the most impressive, considering they didn't use microtransactions. (or did gta and rdr2 have that in multiplayer at launch?)



GTA Online is absolutely terrible in that regard man, same goes to RDR Online.

They force you to play in open lobbies and basically you'll be griefed to death and be forced to buy cards for money.

That's my biggest problem with GTA O and the reason I never spent a dime there.


Mona and Qiqi
Both a great characters. Mona is an epic support which your future Hu Tao will definitely appreciate. QiQi... well, she will keep you alive no matter what. So yeah, level them both up, just don't expect any DMG from them.


Ohh its already November.
LMAO.


I got these in my last 20 wishes
That's... sick!

For everyone who is interested in and wanna talk about GI, we have an |OT|:

 

iorek21

Member
I’d be more inclined to buy stuff on Genshin if characters were standalone purchases like in Fortnite or other games with daily/weekly shop offers. The gacha mechanics simply feel too scummy for me.
 
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Felessan

Member
I ask this anytime Genshin Impact is mentioned. Why is this not on xbox? Why?
Probably because it's not very relevant (core market for this kind of games is Asia first and foremost) and Mihoyo already struggle to scale up it's developing force to think about one more platform.
Based on collaboration and initial approach Sony put some efforts (maybe even provided help) to get it on playstation.
 

Tams

Gold Member
I've played a bit and it's decent enough and while very much a gatcha game I wouldn't call it predatory.

I got fed up with it being in many ways a Zelda copy and the waifu/husbando aesthetic. They've made the aesthetic fit well, but I just don't want to be looking at that for hours on end. Apparently many people do like that though.
 

SSfox

Lies about why mods reply ban and warn me.
So Genshin is stealing while BOTW is inspired by other games? Gotcha. 😵‍💫

I dont understand your logic here. So Genshin is a copy paste of BOTW but you still didnt like it? In other words it should basically be the same type of game?

Granted i’ve only played BOTW twice. Never tried Genshin, only seen some gameplay.
It also bug me to see people "oh they steal it from Zelda botw" Everytime a game has the parachute thing like in horizon FW, while it was already in a game like AC brotherhood that was release way, lke waaaaaay before botw.
 

boutrosinit

Street Fighter IV World Champion
I've sunk many hours in. Solid game. Not predatory in the slightest. Not forced to buy anything at any point. I paid because i felt the game gave me so much and I wanted to contribute. Also wanted some cooler shit.
 
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