Genshin Impact Version 2.8 Release Date Announced

A whole new update with lots of new content!

HoYoVerse has now announced the official Genshin Impact version 2.8 release date and its new contents.

Genshin Impact Version 2.8 Release Date and Highlights

Update version 2.8 is called Summer Fantasia and will be available next week, July 13, 2022. It will finally add the Golden Apple Archipelago and will offer new areas, engaging stories, intriguing puzzles, and treasures and a lot of island recreations. Diluc and Fischl will have new outfits, while Kaedhara Kazuha and some friends will be revisiting along with the new playable character Shikanoin Heizou.

genshin impact version 2.8 release date

Summertime Odyssey

The update will start the big Summertime Odyssey seasonal event in the company of Fischl, Xinyan, Kaedahara Kazuha, and Mona. The Golden Apple Archipelago has suddenly changed which has now added new realms, extensive exploration gameplay, more treasure chest, and unexpected storylines about the Traveler’s companions. Players can even get the chance to recruit the four-star playable character Fischl for free.

genshin impact version 2.8 release date

Fischl’s New Look

The Golden Apple Archipelago offers refreshing island recreations for players and with friends. Resonating Visions event will let players collect special conches that carry tales and messages and redeem them for Fischl’s new outfit. The latest co-op event Reminiscent Regimen lets players set sail with friends together and complete various challenges at sea.

genshin impact version 2.8 release date

Diluc’s Cool Outfit

On land, Diluc, Kaedahara Kazuha, and Shikanoin Heizou will have their own events and stories. Diluc will have his own new outfit with a distinctive look, new idle animation, and new effects. It will be available in-store at a limited-time discount. It has its backs story that can be found in the Hidden Strife challenge event.

New Story Quest

Kaedahara Kazuha will have his own Story Quest chapter launching soon. Shikanoin Heizou will premiere in version 2.8. There is also a Hangout Event with him involved.

genshin impact version 2.8 release date

Shikanoin Heizou is the first melee catalyst user in the game. He can deal Ameno damage with powerful strikes and kicks, and he can even cause extra damage to enemies affected by other elements. He will be available in the Event Wishes of Kaedahara Kazuha’s and Klee’s rerun in the early phase of Version 2.8. Yoimiya’s Event Wish will be available at the later phase of the update.

Genshin Impact version 2.8 release date is on July 13, 2022. The game is already available on PC, PS4, PS5, and mobile devices.

Source: Press Release