Is Genshin Impact Free to Play?

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Genshin Impact is one of the most popular games in the world. It is the foremost RPG to popularize the Gacha system and continues to get better with every update.

Released by the Company Mihoyo on September 2020, the game is full steam ahead, with a roster of 46 unique characters, several hours' worth of world exploration, and periodic events as well.

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The game is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4-5, Mobile for Android, and iOS.

But how much does it cost to play Genshin Impact?

Is Genshin Impact Free to Play?

New players can download and play Genshin Impact for free. Even though there are microtransactions, it is an amicable F2P game, with people clearing the end-game content without spending in the game.

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Nonetheless, Genshin Impact has a microtransactions system, mainly focused on obtaining new characters. (Gacha System), the progression of the game depends on constantly Grinding. However, people can accelerate investing money in materials or weapons.

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Is Genshin Impact Pay To Win?

Genshin Impact is exclusively a Player Versus Environment (PVE) game. In other words, there are no competitive in-game modes. Instead, players can complete missions and challenges at their own pace. As a result, Genshin Impact is a very relaxing game.

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Outside of the game, there are speedrun competitions where players can flex their wallets by setting records, mainly in the Spiral Abyss. But this has no bearing on normal players, keeping the game from truly feeling Pay to Win.

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Anti-Cheat in Genshin Impact

There is no known cheating in Genshin Impact. Now and then, players can exploit specific bugs. However, there are no significant consequences, as they are not affecting the game experience of others.

Outside of the game environment, the competitive circuits have their own ways to regulate the community, an easy task considering Speed Runs and World Records are based on video evidence.

How to play Genshin Impact on Mac OS

Unfortunately, Genshin Impact is not official for Mac OS, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox. However, players can play the game on their macs all the same.

One of the methods is using a Windows partition; but less hazardous options include using programs that can emulate Android, like Bluestacks.

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