Genshin Impact's Genius Invokation TCG Asia Invitational Kicks Off with a $69,900 Prize Pool
Genshin Impact's Genius Invokation TCG Asia Invitational is currently in full swing. Fans and players alike flock to see 16 skillful contestants compete for the ultimate prize of $69,900. Organized by HoYoverse, the event will take place in Shanghai from the 11th to the 21st of January. Let's look at the details of the Asia Invitational from when and where it's held to where players can watch from home.
Genshin Impact's Genius Invocation TCG Has Taken Some Strides
Introduced in December 2022, Genius Invokation TCG blends Genshin Impact with strategic card gameplay. Featuring an element-based combat system reminiscent of the main game. This event draws inspiration from the success of official tournaments like Astra Carnival: The Prince Cup. And the community-driven Cat's Tail Gathering in 2023. The Asia Invitational promises competition and thrilling matches after previous events.
When and Where is the Asia Invitational?
The Asia Invitational, spanning from 11th to 21st January, features a diverse lineup of participants. Selected from the Dynamic Cup and three regional tournaments, these 16 players have reached Shanghai to fight for the win. The event will have two phases. The group stage is currently ongoing until 14 January, and the knockout stage is scheduled from 19-20 January.
The group stage has a double-elimination format, where players, divided into four groups, have a series of best-of-three matches. The top eight in this stage secure coveted spots for the knockout stage. The stakes are even higher in the knockout stage. They are featuring best-of-five matches into a best-of-seven finale on January 21 to determine the champion.
The tournament's prize pool of $69,900 has added substantial excitement to an already thrilling event. The players battle and contend for a significant monetary reward and the prestigious title of the Genius Invokation TCG Asia Invitational champion.
Where to Watch the Asia Invitational
To ensure fans don't miss a moment of the action, the tournament is being livestreamed on various platforms. These include Twitter/X, YouTube, Twitch, and Genshin Impact's official Twitch channel. The accessibility of the event to a global audience reflects the popularity and appeal of Genshin Impact's esports endeavors.
Adding to the excitement, the recently launched Version 4.3 update has introduced a fresh batch of cards, NPCs, and duel modes. The continuous updates and expansions showcase the commitment of the developers to keep the game engaging.