Genshin Impact, is one of the world's hottest mobile video games, released in late 2020. In its first year on the market, it raked in $2 billion, a record for mobile games, according to Sensor Tower, a firm that monitors mobile apps. The game's success points out that China has already started to outpace its Asian neighbor in some respects and has built world-class engineering capabilities over a decade.
——Beating Japan at its own(video) game:a smash hit from China, New York Times
Nowadays, Chinese games have gained popularity in overseas. According to China Gaming Industry Report 2021, China's self-developed games generated sales of $18.013 billion in foreign market in 2021. Chinese games have shown appreciation abroad constantly, thanks to their self-reliant IP.