With the great success of Genshin Impact, various games in development, and the opening of a Montreal studio (indicating North American expansion), Chinese developer miHoYo is making a name for itself among gamers. Although the future of miHoYo in the gaming industry looks bright, there is still a large and significant player base for Honkai Impact 3rda game originally released by the studio in 2016.
Honkai Impact 3rd has often caught the attention of Genshin Impact fans eager for more content, especially since many of the characters from Genshin Impact are redesigned or revamped versions of Honkai Impact 3rd characters. As gaming technology has advanced over the past six years, one wonders if Honkai Impact 3rd is a game that new players would be interested in or if it is just a way for fans of Genshin Impact to kill time while waiting for the next update. Although it has similarities with Genshin Impactincluding an anime-inspired art style and mobile gameplay, Honkai Impact 3rd has a lot to offer gamers, still feeling fresh and interesting years after its release.
Honkai Impact 3rd seems to have a reputation for his fantastic songwriting even among miHoYo fans, with rumors spreading on social media that Genshin ImpactSumeru’s latest patch was written by Honkai Impact 3rdThe creative team of. Strongly inspired by Neon Genesis Evangelion, the game is set on an alternate version of Earth plagued by “Honkai”, a mysterious force that sends alien beasts to Earth. This force is even capable of transforming humans into god-like individuals, who are often corrupted by their powers. As players progress through the story, they are often impressed with the character development and the well-developed storyline, which combines various elements of science fiction, drama, and political intrigue. The expansive story is intriguing, emotional, and gripping, and it’s definitely one of the most engaging parts of the game.
Another interesting element of Honkai Impact 3rd is the gameplay. Although some of its gameplay mechanics may seem outdated, the main storyline is perfect for players who enjoy hack-and-slash gameplay with melee and projectile weapons. The game also incorporates elements from various game genres such as shoot ’em up, platforming, and dungeon crawling as well as various alternative gameplay options including multiple single-player and multiplayer modes. It doesn’t feature an open-world map or the kind of resource collection that open-world RPGs often feature – it instead offers a more streamlined approach for players who just don’t care about exploration and collection.
Similar to Genshin Impact, Honkai Impact 3rd players stay glued to the game with regular content updates for both the main storyline and limited events. The game currently has no ending, which can be a plus or minus depending on a player’s taste, but it has enough content to keep players entertained until the next update. Since it’s been so long since the game was released, Honkai Impact 3rd Currently features dozens of hours of gameplay for new players with 30 (and counting) chapters of main story content ready for new players.
Honkai Impact 3rd also features an impressive collection of media links with a slice-of-life anime series, a multi-volume manga series, and more. These additional stories in the Honkai Impact 3rd universes are completely free. miHoYo even held concerts for the game’s original soundtracks, combining singers, bands, DJs, chamber orchestras, game characters, and even fans to create beautiful visual and auditory experiences. Although players often complain about the predatory aspects of gacha games, these additional stories as well as the gigs are completely free.
In the end, players have nothing to lose by trying Honkai Impact 3rdwhich is free as Genshin Impact (although many players choose to invest in battle passes). With its similarities, Honkai Impact 3rd offers a ton of content that would keep a Genshin Impact entertain fans, and it may even serve as a source for potential upcoming characters and storylines. However, its outstanding story, action-driven gameplay, expansive world, and multimedia content stand out. Honkai Impact 3rd fresh, fun and engaging six years after its release, even for gamers who have never touched another miHoYo game.