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Genshin Impact Proves It’s Worth Even After 2 Years of Launch by Receiving a Prestigious Award at Golden Joystick Award 2022

Published 11/24/2022, 9:10 AM EST

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Genshin Impact has phenomenally prevailed in the community as one of the best role-playing games. With its immersive gameplay, players inevitably start binge-gaming on its fantasy lands. Moreover, this fact can now be cemented as the game is proven to be still played by gamers across the globe.

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Genshin Impact is an action-adventure role-playing video game. Brought forward by miHoYo, the game carries the facility of cross-platform benefits. Moreover, being a gacha game, it envelops the players in the utopian world of Teyvat. Chiefly, the characters become the driving force of the game. Above all, it seems the video game has welcomed another title in its treasury.


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Genshin Impact celebrates a prestigious award with the community that is still glued to the fantasy game

Released in 2020, the game gained humungous popularity in the video gaming community. Notably, being a cross-platform, gamers get the benefit of running it on their favorite systems. And it seems the fans have displayed their love for the game, making it win the Still Playing Award at the Golden Joysticks Award.

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Recently, the Twitter account of Golden Joysticks (@GoldenJoysticks) tweeted, “The votes are in, the gamers have spoken. You can’t stop playing @GenshinImpact #GoldenJoystickAwards #GenshinImpact.” Well, surely the players seem to be hooked on the adventures of the open-world RPG.


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To give a hint of the game’s competition, here are the nominees for the award:

  • Genshin Impact (Winner of Still Playing award)
  • The Sims 4
  • Destiny 2
  • Minecraft
  • Final Fantasy 14
  • Apex Legends
  • Fortnite
  • Pokémon GO
  • Lost Ark
  • The Elder Scrolls Online

As one can see, the game titles above are some of the popular titles existing in the video gaming community. Thus, Genshin Impact winning the award throws some light on its popularity. Also, the video game won the Best Mobile Game award during The Game Awards 2021.

Notably, Genshin Impact has got two nominations in The Game Awards 2022 for Best Mobile Game and Best Ongoing. Thus, only time shall unveil if the game accomplishes in reigning the two titles.

A recap of version 3.2 that brought new faces to the game


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Presently, the Genshin Impact community has been on a rollercoaster thrilling ride. With the enrollment of version 3.0, the game has been having a flourishing ride. Notably, version 3.2 introduced the 5-star Dendro Archon Nahida to the game. With her Archon powers, she drastically changed the battles inside the game.

Also, Layla, the 4-star Cryo character, is another coveted character in the game. Moreover, she entered the game for the first time in phase II of version 3.2. With her shielding yet offensive build, she can work around the enemies’ attacks. For more information, one can look at the effective builds for Layla here. Thus, with version 3.3 nearing its release, one can totally expect marvelous surprises for the players.


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Astitava Kaushik


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Astitava Kaushik is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Media and Communication studies. Throughout the years, he has developed a knack for writing and deems to explore the skill in the eSports field, with games like Valorant, FIFA, and Call of Duty holding a very special place in his heart.
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