Wuthering Waves release date and gameplay details

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Wuthering Waves release date

  • The Wuthering Waves release date is May 23, 2024.
  • Wuthering Waves will initially be released on Android, iOS, and PC.

The Wuthering Waves release date has come and gone, with the game now live across all platforms. As a free-to-play, open-world gacha game with a distinct anime style, Wuthering Waves is drawing a lot of attention due to its similarity to Genshin Impact. The game has now launched as of May 23, 2024. Here are the details we know, including gameplay, the gacha system, and how to pre-register for the game.

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Glide across the open world in Wuthering Waves. Image via Kuro Games

Wuthering Waves release date

Wuthering Waves has now been released across all platforms. The release date was Thursday, May 23 in the UK. Wuthering Waves can be found on PC via the Epic Games Store, and Apple and Andriod mobile devices. Announced on Twitter, This release date was set by developers Kuro Games during a special broadcast program on its YouTube channel in March, which also shared information about changes and optimisations being added to the game based on feedback during various testing phases. It has been a long time coming, but we don’t have much longer to wait now.

Wuthering Waves gameplay

Wuthering Waves is a free-to-play, open-world anime action game. It features a main character and an overworld to explore, but as you play the game and pull on banners, you will get new characters added to your roster. As we’ve seen from trailers, combat is fast and fluid, showing off characters with flashy moves and the ability to switch between them in combat.

It appears there are a lot of systems present in Wuthring Waves that could be seen as similar to Genshin, especially when it comes to pulling on character and weapon banners, both of which have a fixed drop rate. You need a special currency and you can do one pull or a ten pull. There is a pity system in Wuthering Waves that will guarantee you a five-star, and so on. While Wuthering Waves may look more or less identical to the likes of Genshin Impact and Honkai Star Rail, it will be interesting to see if it can bring something new and fresh to the gacha scene.

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