Sensor Tower: Genshin Impact brings in nearly $400 million in 2 months on mobile

Genshin is sure having an impact on MiHoYo’s bottom line.

Mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower said today that Genshin Impact has brought in an estimated $393 million in the first two months after its September 28 launch. But the firm also noted that spending in the second month didn’t keep up with its first month ($245 million).

The free-to-play open-world role-playing game is on iOS and Android, but it’s also a hit on the PC, the PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo Switch. And it also runs on the PlayStation 5.

For a few weeks, Genshin captured the gaming zeitgeist (and and estimated $245 million in spending in its first month), with the Zelda: Breath of the Wild-esque game inspiring myriad discussions on social media and spawning numerous streams and videos on Twitch and YouTube. Along with Among Us and Fall Guys, Genshin showed how games with social elements could thrive

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Columbia student housing tower developer clashes again with local design board | Columbia Business

COLUMBIA — A long proposed high-rise student apartment tower planned for downtown Columbia next to Richland Library faced fresh criticism from local regulators last week, with the developer warning that time for the 17-story project to go forward is running out.

Developers of The Edge, the student housing project that features 679 beds atop a 405-space parking garage, brought a redesigned building before the city’s Design/Development Review Commission.

The developers said they considered the changes fairly minor and oriented toward making the $80 million project more affordable in an economy when companies are looking to cut costs.

“We are under new constraints,” said Jay Case, operating partner of CRG Real Estate.

Several members of the panel, however, thought the changes added up almost to a revised design. The panel declined to approve the redesign during their meeting. Instead, the board will hold a work session with the designers to make

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Tower Records is back as an online store

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Tower Records
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Tower Records filed for bankruptcy and shut down its physical locations in the U.S. nearly 15 years ago, but now the beloved music retailer is back… doing the thing it probably should’ve made more of an effort to do more than a decade ago. We’re talking about the exciting new frontier of the internet, a vast and interconnected web of sites where you can do everything from reading about pop culture news or keeping in touch with friends and family to supporting a fascist coup of the United States or telling everyone not to worry about the impending fascist coup of the United States. For Tower Records’ purposes, though, the internet also lets people buy things from the comfort of their own homes, while simultaneously saving retailers from having to spend money on, say, brick-and-mortar locations or big

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