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How many people play Genshin Impact? 2022 player count

Ever wondered about the most popular games in 2022? Here’s the active player count of Genshin Impact and its comparison with other games.



Xiao and Kazuha in Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact was released two years ago and already boasts one of the biggest communities in the world. Here’s how many players play Genshin Impact in 2022.

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.

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 2022.

Kazuha, Mona, Fischl, and Xinyan flying around Teyvat

Genshin Impact monthly and daily player count


In August 2022, over 63 million players play Genshin Impact. During its launch in September 2020, the game had 16 million monthly players. Within just two years, this number has more than tripled.

Stats on reveal that Genshin Impact has never witnessed a decrease in its monthly player count. To put things in perspective, here’s the monthly player count of Genshin Impact during the first half of 2022:

  • February 2022 – 58,501,155
  • March 2022 – 61,023,770
  • April 2022 – 61,562,016
  • May 2022 – 62,021,146
  • June 2022 – 62,320,225
  • July 2022 – 62,750,449


In the past 30 days, Genshin Impact’s daily player count peaked at 8,366,727. This is another number that has rarely witnessed a decrease as the action RPG’s active player count has been steadily increasing since release.

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, Fortnite, and Pokemon Go:

  • Genshin Impact – 8,366,727
  • World of Warcraft – 459,130
  • Valorant – 1,552,511
  • League of Legends -11,214,502
  • Fortnite – 22,951,297
  • Apex Legends – 8,366,727
  • Pokemon Go – 8,315,521

Clearly, Geshin Impact has one of the highest player counts in the world in 2022. Considering that we’ll soon see a brand-new region called Sumeru, Dendro element, and Dendro characters in the version 3.0 update, it won’t be a surprise if miHoYo’s action RPG soon overtakes several games on the list above.

For more Genshin Impact content, check out this detailed guide on what is Elemental Mastery in Genshin Impact.

Image Credits: miHoYo