‘Genshin Impact’ Version 1.6 Release Date, New Events, Alternate Character Costumes, and More Revealed

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At today’s Genshin Impact (Free) version 1.6 reveal stream, miHoYo revealed a wealth of details for the upcoming Genshin Impact 1.6 update including its release date, new events, alternate costumes, and a whole lot more. If you’ve not played Genshin Impact in a while, details for the previous 1.5 update are available here with new event details here. Genshin Impact version 1.6 ‘Midsummer Island Adventure’ releases on June 9th for iOS, Android, PS5, PS4, and PC platforms. The story in this update begins when Klee receives a mysterious letter that has everyone explore a secluded archipelago. Jean and Barbara get two summer-themed outfits in the update that will be available discounted in the in-game shop for a limited time. Barbara’s Summertime Sparkle outfit will be free to claim after fulfilling specific in-game requirements. Pre-installation details will likely be revealed in the coming days as well. Watch the Genshin Impact version 1.6 ‘Beneath the Light of Jadeite’ update trailer below:

Kaedehara Kazuha is the first playable character from Inazuma debuting in Genshin Impact 1.6 with the power of Anemo and a sword. Kazuha is a five star character who is featured in the new Archon Quest. Genshin Impact 1.6 also includes new features and optimisations including a new Serenitea Pot feature relating to invites, changes to Character Companionship Experience, and more. If you play on iOS, with iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5, you can now use PS5 and Xbox Series X|S controllers to play Genshin Impact. If you’re interested in checking Genshin Impact out on mobile, you can download Genshin Impact on the App Store for iOS here and on Google Play for Android here for free. The PC version is available on the official website here. If you want to play across different platforms, read this. We featured Genshin Impact as our Game of the Week when it released and awarded it our 2020 Game of the Year. Have you been playing Genshin Impact often and what would you like to see come to the game this year?

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