‘Genshin Impact’ Earns $60 Million in First Week to Become Second Fastest-Growing Mobile Game

The game is second to Tencent’s ‘Honor of Kings,’ which made $64 million in a week

With Epic Games’ “Fortnite” out of the running on mobile devices because of its ongoing feud with app store developers, a new game called “Genshin Impact” from Chinese developer miHoYo eagerly stepped up to take players’ cash and generated $60 million in its first week of sales.

Online role-playing game “Genshin Impact” was the second highest-grossing mobile game on app stores, behind Tencent’s “Honor of Kings,” according to new data from app researchers SensorTower.

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Samson Amore

Samson Amore

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