How many people play Genshin Impact? 2023 player count

Xiao and Kazuha in Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is easily one of the most popular action RPGs out there thanks to regular content updates and events. If you’re curious about its active player base, here’s how many people play Genshin Impact in 2023.

From a beautiful open world to a wide range of unique characters, there are many reasons why Genshin Impact is one of the most popular action RPGs out there. The game has had its ups and downs but with each content update, a plethora of new players hop into the breathtaking world of Teyvat.

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It is only natural for the gaming community to be curious about Genshin Impact’s popularity and a count of the game’s active player base is the best way to evaluate that.

On that note, here’s the player count of Genshin Impact in 2023.

Kazuha, Mona, Fischl, and Xinyan flying around Teyvat

Genshin Impact monthly and daily player count


In March 2023, over 65 million players played Genshin Impact. During its launch in September 2020, the game had 16 million monthly players. Within just two years, this number has more than quadrupled.

Stats on reveal that Genshin Impact has rarely witnessed a decrease in its monthly player count. To put things in perspective, here’s the monthly player count of Genshin Impact during the last six months:

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  • November 2022 – 65 million players
  • December 2022 – 64.9 million players
  • January – 65.5 million players
  • February – 62.9 million players
  • March – 65 million players


In the past 30 days, Genshin Impact’s daily player count peaked at 4,435,676. Although the monthly player count is steadily increasing, the daily player count has come down to 4.4 million from an all-time high of 8.6 active users in November 2022.

Xiao watching Liyue from a nearby cliff

How popular is Genshin Impact?

Here’s how Genshin Impact’s daily player count (peak) compares to other popular games like World of Warcraft, Apex Legends, League of Legends, Overwatch 2, Fortnite, and Pokemon Go:

  • Genshin Impact – 8,366,727
  • World of Warcraft – 459,130
  • Valorant – 2,301,449
  • League of Legends -11,214,502
  • Fortnite – 25,260,015
  • Apex Legends – 8,665,727
  • Pokemon Go – 9,110,379

Clearly, Geshin Impact has one of the highest player counts in the world in 2023. The highly-anticipated launch of the Sumeru region and the Dendro reaction has certainly motivated veterans and newcomers to try out new teams.

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Image Credits: miHoYo

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