FAQs for Genshin Impact features a variety of questions with its corresponding answer regarding the game. Please feel free to add any FAQs that are not listed if you know the answer to them. This page covers a list of the frequently asked questions regarding the game.

 

Genshin Impact FAQs

PC Client Installation Guide

  1. . Download and open the PC Client Launcher file via Genshin Impact's official website.
  2. Check "I have read and agree to the Software License Agreement" and select "Install Now".
    (If you want to change the default installation directory of the launcher, click "Advanced" and select the desired directory, and then click "Install Now". Make sure that the target directory has enough space (about 260 MB or more) to install the PC launcher.)
  3. Complete the PC Launcher installation and select "Run Now" to run the launcher.
  4. Click "Get Game" to download Genshin Impact's game files. (If you want to change the default installation directory of the game, click "Change file path" and select the desired directory, and then click "Install". Make sure that the target directory has enough space (about 26 GB or more) to install the game files.)
  5. Download the game. (You can click the pause button to exit the download while keeping your download progress. If the program freezes or crashes, please re-open the launcher and click "Resume Download" to resume downloading game files.)
  6. Click to start the game and step into Teyvat, a vast magical world brimming with adventure!

Common FAQs for PC Users

  • Does the PC version of Genshin Impact support MacOS systems?
    • For now, it does not.
  • Does the PC version of Genshin Impact support Xbox/PS4 controllers? What do I do if I am unable to change my settings after connecting the controller?
    • At present, the PC version of Genshin Impact supports the use of PS4 and Xbox One/Elite controllers. We will continue to optimize the controller experience and compatibility. Please be patient with us, Travelers!
      If connecting the controller renders you unable to change settings, please go to Settings > Control Panel > Devices and Printers, and check if there is a clash in your virtual controller inputs.
  • Will different platforms/regions have different prices for bundles and top-up?
    • Yes, there will be. Different platforms and regions have their own regulations and exchange rates, which may result in differences in bundle and top-up prices. We hope for your understanding in this matter.

Other FAQs

  • Will there be any rewards upon the game's release?
    • Featured rewards include:
      • 3 million pre-registration reward: Acquaint Fate ×10, which Travelers can claim via the in-game message system (available for characters created after the game's release and before patch 1.1)
      • 10 million global pre-registration reward: Acquaint Fate ×10, which Travelers can claim via the in-game message system after reaching Adventure Rank 10 (available for characters created after the game's release and before patch 1.1)
  • What accounts can I use to log into Genshin Impact?
    • PC: miHoYo Account/Facebook/Twitter
    • iOS (including tablets): miHoYo Account/Apple ID/Game Center/Facebook/Twitter
    • Android (including tablets): miHoYo Account/Google/Facebook/Twitter
    • PlayStation: PSN Account
  • Can I choose the game server?
    • Travelers playing on PC, iOS, and Android can choose their server region from the log-in screen. On PS4, the server region is set automatically based on your PSN Account's region. (Account information is not shared across different servers)
  • Can I change my server and transfer my character from one server to another?
    • Travelers playing on PC, iOS, and Android can change servers. However, it will not be possible to transfer characters.
  • Is account data shared across different platforms?
    • Account data is shared across PC, iOS, and Android, so Travelers can log in from different platforms and continue their adventure. Due to PSN Account's restrictions, Travelers cannot use their PSN Accounts to log into the game on different platforms.
  • Can Travelers across different platforms play together in Co-Op Mode?
    • Once Travelers have reached the required Adventure Rank and completed related quests, they can play together with friends and participate together in co-op events. PS4 players can also join forces with friends from different platforms and embark on a variety of co-op adventures together.



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