How to install and play Genshin Impact

Philip Stepin

Philip Stepin

Genshin Impact Installation Guide

There are almost no games now, so it’s time to pay attention to the popular hit.

Soon Genshin Impact it will be two years already, although the game is so entrenched in the information field that it seems that it has been with us for more than a decade. Chinese developers miHoYo showed the entire industry how to make a successful hit on a seemingly impossible basis.

However, many have not yet tried Genshin – for them we have prepared this short guide for installing the game on different platforms.



Free, beautiful and diverse: why Genshin Impact is so popular
Free, beautiful and diverse: why Genshin Impact is so popular

How to install Genshin Impact on PC

There are two options – download the client directly from the game’s website or through the Epic Games Store. In fact, there is no difference: if you load the game into EGS, the same Genshin Impact client will open. If you want less fuss with third-party programs, it is better to download the game directly from the site.

After that, you have to download the game itself by clicking “Download game” in the client. We are waiting for the download of 37 GB.

Then everything is simple: go in and start playing!

Then everything is simple: go in and start playing!

How to Install Genshin Impact on PS4 and PS5

The only platform with problems. The fact is that Sony has suspended transactions in the Russian PS Store – because of this, for some reason, it is no longer possible to activate free content. There are workarounds, but for the conditional “Genshin” it’s easier to create a new account in another region.

If you want to play on your Russian account, don’t worry. If you download the game from another region, there will be absolutely no problems with running it on the main account – the main thing is to make the “main console”. Then everything will work. More details in our separate guide.



How to create an account for PS4 and PS5 in Turkey, USA, UK or Poland?
How to create an account for PS4 and PS5 in Turkey, USA, UK or Poland?

Finding Genshin Impact on the PS Store is also easy: just go to search and start typing in the name of the game.

How to install Genshin Impact on iOS (iPhone, iPad)

And here everything is very simple: we go to the App Store (even the Russian one will do) and look for Genshin Impact. She is always somewhere in a conspicuous place because of her popularity. But just in case, here is a direct link to the game in the Apple store.

Only the starting part of the game will be installed from the App Store – it will last for the first couple of hours, and after that you will have to download the remaining files.

Genshin Impact App Store Page

Genshin Impact App Store Page

How to install Genshin Impact on Android

On Android smartphones, everything is similar to the iOS version: just go to Google Play and find the Genshin Impact page. Then we load the game and after the installation is completed, we launch it.

Genshin Impact page on Google Play

Genshin Impact page on Google Play

Currently, Genshin Impact is only available on PlayStation, PC, iOS, and Android, but in the future, the game should also be released on the Nintendo Switch. But the fate of the action on Xbox consoles is vague.



The best five-star characters in Genshin Impact
The best five-star characters in Genshin Impact

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