This year’s Tokyo Game Show has come and gone, however the results of the top-anticipated games from readers were shared, alongside top Japanese games media picks. The results are clear: fans are really excited for Genshin Impact.
The most-anticipated game for Japanese viewers of Tokyo Game Show was apparently Genshin Impact, which launched just after Tokyo Game Show concluded. Genshin Impact is developed by Chinese company miHoYo, and pulls lots of inspiration from Japanese video games and anime.
Here’s the full rundown on the top-voted games:
- Genshin Impact (miHoYo)
- Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom)
- Project Sekai Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku (Sega)
- Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition (Capcom)
- Resident Evil Village (Capcom)
- Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Capcom)
- Final Fantasy XVI (Square Enix)
- Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster (Atlus)
- Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Koei Tecmo)
- Sakura Revolution (Sega / Delight Works)
- R-Type Final 2 (Granzella)
- Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa Heisei Reiwa mo Teiban! (KONAMI)
- Cyberpunk 2077 (Spike Chunsoft / CD PROJEKT RED)
- NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… (Square Enix)
- Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires (Koei Tecmo)
In comparison, the major Japanese gaming outlets also voted for their most-anticipated games, including:
- Famitsu and V Jump gave the award to Monster Hunter Rise
- Dengeki and 4Gamer gave the award to Cyberpunk 2077
In related news, developer miHoYo confirmed the next big expansion to the game, Dragonspine, is being released in December – you can read more about that here in our previous report.
Developer miHoYo is also planning on releasing new characters over time, as well as new release platforms. Genshin Impact also earned over $100 million within the first two weeks since it launched.
Genshin Impact is now available for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and smartphones via iOS or Android. A Nintendo Switch version is planned.