The developers of Genshin Impact announced another feature that will be added to the increasingly giant adventure game. Players can now look forward to Genius Invokation, a virtual collectible card game that you can play in the game world. is due out on December 7.
The cards are all based on characters and creatures from Genshin Impact. In the game, you will be able to invite various NPCs and other characters to play. (The newly announced character Cyno apparently enjoys playing it.) If you don’t want to race against a computer, you can also play with friends. The developers have stated that it will primarily be a “light and casual” PvE mode, and that PvP will have no rewards.
The footage showed turn-based battles between two sides, with maps based on characters like Keqing, Diluc, Xingqiu, and Mona on the board. The developers have stated that “all maps can be acquired through gameplay”, so it looks like players won’t need to use gacha items to obtain all maps.
The news was shared as part of the upcoming 3.1 update stream, which teased the game’s next main quest. Harbingers: Dottore and Scaramouche.