Genshin Impact is coming to the next-gen console, but when, and for how much?

14:00, 28 Apr 2021

Genshin Impact is an action RPG from developers miHoYo, first released for mobile (Android/iOS), PC, and PS4 in September 2020, the globally popular game is now coming to next-gen console PlayStation 5. The PS5 version of Genshin Impact can handle 4K resolution, introduces improved frame rates, and new graphic details thanks to the new engine.

Genshin Impact features an open-world setting with a battle system that utilises elemental magic and character-switching. Monetisation comes into play when players want to obtain new characters, resources, and weapons to battle with. There is no offline option, and the multiplayer mode allows up to four players to play together. 

PS5 players will surely be excited to pick up the game that is so famously addictive, League of Legends World Championship winner Cho "BeryL" Geon-hee used his winnings to pour over 7.7million Korean Won (approximately $6,880) into the game.


Genshin Impact PS5 Release Date

Genshin Impact will be available on PlayStation 5 from April 28, 2021, for digital download. 

Genshin Impact PS5 Price

Genshin Impact is free to play on all platforms, including PlayStation 5. In-game purchases are optional, and the currency comes in the form of Genesis Crystal bundles, starting at £0.99 for 60, and going all the way up to £87.99 for 6,480 Genesis Crystals.

Genshin Impact PS5 Price
Genesis Crystals

Genshin Impact PS5 Trophies

The Genshin Impact trophies for PS5 appear to be the same list as PlayStation 4 had to offer, with the following trophies to collect, for a total of 37.


Genshin Impact Base Game Trophies (17 total)

  • 5 Uncommon
  • 6 Rare
  • 4 Very Rare
  • 2 Ultra Rare

Genshin Impact DLC Trophy Pack 1 (7 total)

  • 7 Ultra Rare

Genshin Impact DLC Trophy Pack 2 (5 total)

  • 5 Ultra Rare

Genshin Impact DLC Trophy Pack 3 (4 total)

  • 4 Ultra Rare

Genshin Impact DLC Trophy Pack 4 (4 total)

  • 4 Ultra Rare
Genshin Impact PS5 Trophies

Genshin Impact is available now for PlayStation 5, so download and enter the world of Teyvat, and begin the fight.


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