HoYoverse announced that Genshin Impact‘s TCG is having its first international Genius Invokation TCG Tournament series, Astra Carnival: The Prince Cup in the latter half of 2023.
Players from multiple nations and regions across the globe are welcome to joina fun and competitive journey in six regional championships and a number of invitational tournaments, and share the prize pool of over $270,000.
For the unintiated, Genshin Impact introduced Genius Invokation TCG, a card game that combines the fun of Genshin Impact’s element–based combat system with strategy development, allowing playersto compete with NPCs or against each other with their collection of cards. With the most recent Version 3.7 update last week, developers further enriched Genius Invokation TCG’s gameplay by adding over 60 new cards and two game modes.
To further show their support for the game mode, earlier this year,Genshin Impact authorized the Genshin Impact Tavern community to launch the first season ofCat’s Tail GatheringGITCG Tournament, a community tournament system on Discord. Adding to the excitement, the Astra Carnival: The Prince Cup is an advanced tournament to bring together talented players from different areas and provide fun for its community. Currently, the Prince Cup consists of two parts: six regional tournaments happening between June to September, plus three cross-regional invitationals in June, August, and December.
n each regional, top candidates from the Cat’s Tail Gathering community tournaments and wildcard competitions will compete for the regional championship, and players who advance to the quarter–finals willcompete on–site, with the live broadcast on the official AstraCarnival Twitter, YouTube, Twitch and TikTok channel. Top regional candidates as well as top community tournament candidates may also get invited to the invitationals and take part in exhibition games for the international audience.
Asthe first international tournament series of Genshin Impact, Astra Carnival: The Prince Cup aims to provide bigger stages for talented players and diverse fun for fans and gamers in and outside the game. Regionals in Korea, Europe, and North America willkick off first, with wildcard competition sign–ups open today. For more details about rules and registration, please check out the officialtournamentwebsite.