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Who is the Creator of Genshin Impact?

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For players wondering who the creator of Genshin Impact is, here's what we know.

Genshin Impact has been one of the largest and fastest growing mobile games of the past few years. Since it's launch in late 2020, the game has amassed over $3 billion globally in consumer spending alone, and has become the no. 1 top grossing mobile game in the world outside of China. For players who love Genshin Impact and want to know more about it, or play games from the people who made it, they may be wondering who the creator is.

Who is the Creator of Genshin Impact?

Genshin Impact was developed and published by miHoYo, a Chinese video game developing company based in Shanghai, China. The company was founded in 2012 by three college students from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and currently has around 4,000 employees with office locations all over the globe. Besides Genshin Impact, the company has developed the games Honkai Impact 3rd, Tears of Themis, Honkai: Star Rail, and Zenless Zone Zero.

The main producer of Genshin Impact is Cai Haoyu, one of the three original founders of miHoYo. He is a Chinese entrepreneur and game designer, who serves as the current chairman and president for miHoYo. Other notable games on the Genshin Impact staff include the game's composers Yu-Peng Chen, Dimeng Yuan, Yijun Jiang, Qian Ding, and Xin Zhao. Besides them, the Genshin Impact team is obviously composed of dozens of programmers, artists, writers, and designers who make the game possible.