Genshin Impact, the popular action role-playing game announced the biggest update this year and we already gave the Genshin Impact 2.0 release date. The game is developed and published by miHoYo. It is currently available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS. The game will also be coming soon on Nintendo Switch. It was launched in September 2020 and as of July 2021, the game has received many updates. The last updated version was 1.6 and the upcoming update is to be called Genshin Impact 2.0. The difference in number in itself depicts the big update that the game will be bringing. Gamers need to hold on to their seats because miHoYo is bringing forward some big change in the game and it is for sure going to be a treat. The fantasy in the game is deepening as we dwell deeper in its world.
Genshin Impact is set in a world called Teyvat. In a party of four members, players can switch between the characters. As an action RPG, the game features bosses to defeat and to level up. The characters in the game are gifted with magical and fantasy elements. Players can control any one of the seven natural elements using their characters. These seven elements depict ice (Cryo), nature (Dendro), fire (Pyro), water (Hydro), air (Anemo), electricity (Electro), and earth(Geo). It has a pretty dreamy layout that builds a pretty amazing atmosphere. As the game evolves, what changes will it bring? Here is everything about the new update, including the Genshin Impact 2.0 release date and new additions to the game.
Genshin Impact 2.0 Release Date
The announcement of Genshin Impact 2.0 was a huge but exciting surprise. Less than a year after its release, the game is getting its biggest update. The update will be released on 21 July 2021. For fans of the game waiting, the game is coming very soon!
Along with the announcement of the Genshin Impact 2.0 release date, the game also updated a trailer on 9 July 2021. The trailer flaunts all new developments in the game. This further increased the hype as fans saw the newly added features of the game. Anyone watching the trailer would notice the finely animated character and hence the hard work that has been put into making the new version.
New Updated of Genshin Impact 2.0
Genshin Impact 2.0 is bringing in more features, meaning more fun packed in action and fantasy. If you weren’t already, this is high time to get excited. The update is not just about a more refined display but it goes way beyond. In the new version, the creators of Genshin Impact are introducing an entirely new city, new characters and new weapons. Who saw this big update coming? Not me, for sure!
Here is a quick description of everything that’s new and coming up.
Introduction to Inazuma
Genshin is introducing a new city, Inazuma, to the map of Teyvat. In the seven Nations, Inazuma is now the third-largest city. The city will have six islands but, only three will be introduced in the July update and the remaining three will be released later this year. Baal is an Eletro Archon and the ruler of Inazuma. The nation is surrounded by islands, mountains, and shrines.
The game will introduce many new characters with the new version. However, out of these, there will be three playable characters.
- Ayaka Kamisato: She is a 5 star Cryo sword user and a member of the Kamisato Clan. Ayaka is wise, elegant, and dignified.
- Yoimiya: She is a 5 star Pyro archer. Additionally, she is also an expert in fireworks. She is optimistic and also known as the “Queen of Summer”.
- Sayu: She is a 4-star ninja and holds the ability to wield the Anemo vision. She can also create a giant claymore.
Other than these playable characters, the game will introduce new bosses and grand loot for the players. New addition will be seen to the Hyopostasis family who is called the Pyro Hypostasis.
Genshin Impact 2.0 is also bringing in new 4 star and 5 star weapons for use.
- Bow: A 4 star bow called Hamayumi and a 5 star bow called Thundering Pulse.
- Spear: A 4 star spear called Kitain Cross Spear
- Sword: A 4 star sword called Amenoma Kageuchi and a 5 star sword called Mistsplitter Reforged.
- Claymore: A 4 star claymore called Katsuragikiri Nagamasa
- Catalyst: A 4 star catalyst called Hakushin Ring