Last weekend, HoYoverse detailed Genshin Impact (Free) version 2.8. Genshin Impact 2.8 Summer Fantasia releases this week featuring the new playable character Shikanoin Heizou, Golden Apple Archipelago arriving with a new look, new island areas to explore, and bond events with Fischl, Xinyan, Mona, and Kazuha. New outfits will also be available for both Diluc and Fischl. Barring those, Kazuha’s story quest ‘Acer Palmatum Chapter’ and Heizou’s hangout event will be arriving soon in-game. Today, pre-installation on iOS, Android, and PC platforms has just begun. This is a 1.37GB download on iOS. Check out the update trailer in our original 2.8 news story here.
On mobile you can pre-install from the title screen by tapping the pre-install resource package on the bottom left or use the pre-install resource package from the settings and going into the ‘other’ menu. 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 or iPadOS 14.5 and later, you can 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 recently and what do you want to see it bring this year?