Global interactive entertainment developer and publisher miHoYo today revealed that Genshin Impact version 2.2, “In the meanders of the mist”, will be released on October 13, 2021. The update will introduce the last of Inazuma’s six main islands, a new playable character, Thomas, as well as a host of fun new challenges and minigames, and lots of rewards. In addition to this, players who have not yet obtained Aloy “Otherworldly Salvator” will be able to receive this 5 crossover character for free.
Genshin Impact is an open world action RPG available for free download that takes you to Teyvat, a continent of breathtaking landscapes. The player plays a traveler from another world in search of his family. Currently, players can explore Mondstadt, Liyue and Inazuma, three of the seven main city-states of Teyvat. Each of them has its own cultural atmosphere, history and vast territory with different types of creatures, enemies, mysteries and hidden treasures. Many new things await you in the future!
Tsurumi Island, the last great island of Inazuma, will finally be accessible to travelers with version 2.2 of Genshin Impact. This island is shrouded in thick fog that is easy to get lost in and where many new challenges await players. Bloodhounds and Rift Puppies are dangerous stealth creatures that lurk in the mist of Tsurumi Island. When his attacks hit a deployed character, the effect of “Corrosion” is applied to the entire team, continuously reducing the HP of all affected characters, whether they are protected or not. In the “Shadow of the Ancients” event, players will discover that the island is linked to a recent investigation by a Sumeru investigator, and must investigate through Mondstadt, Liyue, and Inazuma to defeat an anomalous Ruin Colossus that has the power to regenerate ad infinitum. .
Thomas, the famous “negotiator” who debuted in the Inazuma intrigue, will be a new playable character 4 ?. Thomas wields a polearm and possesses a Pyro Element Divine Eye. He is also a reliable teammate in combat, capable of providing solid defense and bonus effects to his teammates. Players will be able to recruit him with Hu Tao at the Second Wishes events, after the return of Tartaglia, which will be included in First Wishes. New adventures with Thomas and Sayu will also be available in Genshin Impact version 2.2.
This new update also comes with a whole new series of seasonal events. In the ‘Maze Warriors’ event, players will explore a dungeon in Inazuma with Fatui’s 11th Executor, Tartaglia, the rock star, Xinyan, and a mysterious paper figure named Shiki Taishou who will assist them in various ways and provide additional effects. . in combat. Challenging battles, as well as valuable rewards redeemable in the Event Store, await brave warriors. In another seasonal event, “Hearing the Sounds of the World,” players will have fun in a rhythm minigame and perform different styles of music in the company of Ningguang, Zhongli, Keqing, Xiao, Kokomi, Ayaka, and the Shogun Raiden. .
Version 2.2 brings its share of optimizations and compatibility between the DualSense controller and the PC version of Genshin Impact. New features have also been added to the Serenithéière, including an Inazuma-themed kingdom setting, the “Court of Silk”, a new type of decoration, “floating platforms”, as well as a new type of flower, the “florêves “, which can be transformed into decoration and will be available at an event for a limited time.
Genshin Impact version 2.2 will be released on October 13, 2021 and will feature media save sharing support on PlayStation, PC, and mobile devices. Genshin Impact is available as a free download for PS4 and PS5 from the PlayStation Store, for Android from Google Play, for iOS from the App Store, and for PC from the Epic Game Store or from the official website (genshin.mihoyo.com).