Invoke your inner genius with the new Genshin Impact TCG

Try your hand at the upcoming Genshin Impact TCG, a fresh, permanent gameplay mode that allows you to summon your favourite heroes in PvE and PvP matches

Genshin Impact TCG official art, showing Fischl, Sucrose, Diona, Oz, and Aether playing a game

Hoyoverse is always surprising us with new ways to keep their hit open world title fresh, and the upcoming Genshin Impact TCG is a testament to that. As an upcoming permanent gameplay mode, the Genius Invokation TCG promises to be a light-hearted, casual gameplay mode centred around PvE, in which you can invite a variety of different characters and NPCs and challenge them to a duel, or face off against your friends for fun.

With mentions of the Genshin Impact TCG circulating among Travelers for some time now, many of you will be excited to know that we finally have a release window set, and we don’t have much longer to wait. If you’re scared of any pay-to-win tactics slipping in, don’t worry – you can obtain all cards in-game, and there’s no reward system tied to PvP, so you can sit back and enjoy without spending a dime.

When is the Genshin Impact TCG release date?

In a Tweet from the official Genshin Impact Twitter, Hoyoverse announced that the new Genius Invokation TCG is coming in version 3.3, and is set to be a permanent feature. According to an official blog post, version 3.3 is coming on December 7, 2022, so we can expect to see this exciting new game mode become a part of every Teyvat citizen’s life before the end of the year.

But you’d best get practising before you challenge Genshin’s Cyno, as luck can swing the results of a single game, but it’s bound to run out sooner or later, and that boy has more decks than you can count.

Genshin Impact TCG - a selection of TCG cards, including ones for Diluc, Ningguang, Collei, Xingqiu, and more

What are the Genshin Impact TCG cards?

So far, we’ve seen cards for the following playable characters.

We’ve also seen a bunch of other memorable friends, foes, and foods, including:

  • Maguu Kenki
  • Guoba
  • Katheryne
  • Liben
  • A Sweet Madame (yes, a roast chicken)

That’s all we know about the Genshin Impact TCG at the moment, but as soon as we find out more regarding its rules, how to get cards, and the best decks to build, we’ll be sure to let you know. In the meantime, keep an eye on our Genshin Impact update and Genshin Impact events guide to keep on top of everything happening in Teyvat.