Genshin Impact Devs Say Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Was A Big Inspiration, But Their Game Is “Very Different”

Genshin Impact is a scorching new open-world sport proper now that the web appears to like, we have even been streaming it ourselves fairly a bit right here at Game Informer. That being mentioned, there have been a number of comparisons to the feel and appear of Genshin in relation to Nintendo’s Breath of the Wild. This comparability is correct in the best way that Breath of the Wild did impressed Genshin Impact, however the devs need players to know that their journey continues to be “very different.” 

Studio miHoYo has been adamant since launch that the visuals of Genshin have been impressed, however not restricted, by Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, however plainly some are taking these comparisons too far. With accusations that Genshin is a ‘carbon copy’ of the hit Nintendo sport, the devs need followers to know that the visible stylization doesn’t dictate the sport’s total attraction. 

In a current interview with FreeMMOStation, a consultant of miHoYo talked about that the studio has all the time held Breath of the Wild “in high regard” and that it hasn’t been shy about sharing how Nintendo’s open-world sport impressed Genshin. 

The studio added, “That said, it is important to note that once you actually pick up the game, you will find the experience of Genshin Impact to be very different from that of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Genshin Impact features a fully original story and characters, and the core gameplay revolves around assembling a party of multiple characters and engaging in a combat system based on interactions between different elements. As we go from closed beta to official release, players will soon be able to discover the unique features and joy that Genshin Impact delivers.”

Genshin Impact is a captivating expertise and for being a free-to-play sport additionally obtainable on cellular, the in-game transactions are surprisingly gentle. It’s an exquisite sport obtainable at no cost, so for these desirous about attempting it out, Genshin Impact is out there now on PlayStation 4, PC, and cellular units. 

[Source: FreeMMOStation via Nintendo Life]


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