MiHoYo Brings Dragonspine to the Alps in Latest Genshin Impact Event

As we come to the end of 2021, we are also reaching another milestone for the open-world action-adventure game Genshin Impact from the developers at MiHoYo. Through a set of real world and in-game events, they will be celebrating the one year anniversary of Dragonspine’s launch – and with the Alps purportedly serving as real life inspiration for the snow-capped mountains of mystery – the real world collaborations will happen there.

As part of the celebration, Europe’s highest ski resort Val Thorens is now Genshin Impact-themed. A series of web events also begin today, inviting players worldwide to “unlock a variety of rewards. These happenings will culminate in a special grand Alps Waypoint Lighting Ceremony, which shall be broadcast in mid-January.

Below is a bit of what MiHoYo shared about the events and collaborations on offer, starting today:

To commemorate a year full of memories in Dragonspine with players, Genshin Impact will launch a series of events that will connect players with the Alps, the marvelous mountain range and one of thereal-world inspirations of Dragonspine. Visitors of the Val Thorens ski resort in the Alps can now enjoy unparalleled skiing experiences and breathtaking sceneries with a touch of the world of Teyvat in one of the highest and largest ski resorts in the real world. Meanwhile, players can also explore stunning sceneries online, and have a chance to send their wishes atop the world’s most majestic mountain range.

Starting today, fans and players around the world can join this grand celebration by participating in the “Enchanting Journey of Snow and Stars” web event. Players online can now help light up a special Teleport Waypoint placed in the Alps to claim various rewards and a customized photo card featuring the snowy peak and their favorite character. Those who write down their wishes in the event will have a chance to send them on the Tree of Wishes atop the Alps. Once the number of participants reaches one million, a special Alps Waypoint Lighting Ceremony will be broadcast to global audiences in mid-January on Twitch, YouTube, and VK.

You can dive into the web-based events by clicking HERE, with more specifics on on the livestream expected in the coming days and weeks.

All above images were provided by MiHoYo for the purposes of this article.

Developed by MiHoYo, Genshin Impact is now available to play on the PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, iOS and Android platforms. The game is free-to-play, however is supported by a gacha system using in-game currency OR paid currency.


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