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Here's a fresh look at the Zelda: Breath of the Wild-inspired Genshin Impact

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Meet Keqing and Mona

As we inch ever close to Genshin Impact's release (after an extensive testing period that's lasted over a year), developer miHoYo is gearing up for the launch with a deluge of information. The latest clip showcases Keqing: a new character that wields the power of electricity and an elegant sword to maintain order.

Her playstyle seems to center around quick strikes and dashes, culminating in a very anime-like "samurai cuts everything and watches it all collapse" ability. It's a very brief clip, but it gets the job done in terms of showing ups what Keqing is all about, and how her stoicism seeps through to her fighting style.

In case you missed it, the studio also showed off Mona the magician over the weekend, who sports that classic witch look and caster look. Her element is water, which she can use to hold enemies in place with a stasis-esque effect. Pretty much every character in this game looks fun to play.

Genshin Impact is out on September 28 on PC, iOS, Android and PS4. It'll come out at some point on Switch, but miHoYo hasn't even given us a window for that yet.

Keqing

Mona

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