Earlier this month, miHoYo revealed Genshin Impact (Free) version 2.3 and confirmed the release date. If you haven’t played Genshin Impact in a while, the 2.2 update brought in the Horizon Zero Dawn collaboration on non PlayStation platforms, 120fps on specific iOS devices, and more. Read about it here. Ahead of the Genshin Impact version 2.3 ‘Shadows Amidst Snowstorms’ release date, pre-installation has just gone live as of a few hours ago. As with prior updates, pre-installation is only available on iOS, Android, and PC platforms. To pre-install, launch the game and tap the cloud symbol on the bottom left on iOS. You will need to download about 3.36GB for this update now. The download size on PC more as expected. Once you pre-install, you will be able to launch the game and play much faster when the update rolls out to everyone this Wednesday. Watch the Genshin Impact 2.3 ‘Shadows Amidst Snowstorms’ trailer below:
The highlights of Genshin Impact 2.3 are the new characters Arataki and Gorou, Wish Event reruns for Albedo and Eula, and more. As revealed before, the Golden Wolflord will also appear in this update as a new boss in Tsurumi Island. This update also brings a new Wish Event type. Read about it here. If you haven’t checked out Genshin Impact yet, you can download it for free on the App Store for iOS here and on Google Play for Android here. The PC version is available on the official website here and the Epic Games Store. 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. 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 regularly on mobile?