Upcoming PS4/PC game ‘Genshin Impact’ looks absurdly familiar. pic.twitter.com/m5SgH3qc7m— Robert Petersen (@Sonikku_a2) August 3, 2019
The game Genshin Impact developed by Mihoyo is completely copying The Legand of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The company uses all the elements in Zelda to make their own game and selling it (currently in beta version). Please take a look at this, thanks. @Nintendo @NintendoAmerica pic.twitter.com/mKgamjIFla— Vivian.Ysy (@SiyuYang_V) June 23, 2019
Twitter user @SiyuYang_V posted some side-by-side pics showing just how similar the two games look.
They even copied Zelda's music pic.twitter.com/wJYuI27RyU— Vivian.Ysy (@SiyuYang_V) June 23, 2019
Here are some more side-by-side gameplay comparisons:
One Chinese fan was so upset that he smashed his PS4 in the middle of the expo in protest of the game.
When Mihoyo unveiled Genshin Impact for PS4, many noted the game was inspired by BOTW.— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) August 3, 2019
Some fans of BOTW are upset that Sony is promoting this game because of the similarities + they think it’s shameless of Sony.
This man smashed his PS4 at ChinaJoy in protest. pic.twitter.com/jwJqwREgaz
Seems he wasn't the only one protesting.— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) August 4, 2019
Here is the official gameplay trailer: