The Sword Art Online game was launched in 2022 in the anime series, and we are here to remind you that in the near future, you might be able to experience the same kind of gaming as SAO.
The president of mihoyo (which is the company behind Genshin Impact), Cai Haoyu said that their company wants to create a virtual world till 2030, where 1 billion people could be accommodated.
While speaking on the Zoom call (for video conference) in February 2021, Cai Haoyu said that Genshin Impact is merely a prototype for the company’s future plans which is to create a virtual world that can be seen fictional franchises like Ready Player One or Sword Art Online. Mihoyo is planning to launch new games every 3 to 4 year period.
After the success of a Genshin Impact game franchise, mihoyo has doubled their company members since 2014. A new Research and Development department is planned to be opened in North America.
Genshin Impact is a role playing action game, which released in Sept 2020, on both mobile and PC platforms. Genshin Impact quickly became one of the highest grossing mobile game worldwide.
Recently, many big companies have invested in the virtual world research and development. The CEO of Facebook (now named Meta) also emphasized that virtual world is the next big thing. It won’t be long now that we will see virtual world games releasing in 10 to 15 years.
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