The next major Genshin Impact (Free) update is arriving this week as the anniversary update bringing the expansion of Fontaine to the North, add two new playable characters, a poetry festival, the continuation of Fontaine’s Archon Quests, and more. Today, the Genshin Impact 4.1 anniversary update pre-installation has gone live on iOS, Android, and PC platforms ahead of its launch on Wednesday. The update titled “To the Stars Shining in the Depths" will bring in Neuvillette and Wriothesley as playable characters with anniversary rewards arriving alongside the update. If you’d like to pre-install Genshin Impact 4.1, you can do so on mobile by tapping the pre-install resource package button on the menu after logging in or from the within the game. The download size is around 3.2GB on iOS and about 14.2GB on PC. Watch the Genshin Impact version 4.1 anniversary update trailer below:
Full details for the patch are here on the official site. If you’ve not gotten it yet, you can download Genshin Impact 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. I also featured it as one of the best iOS games to play with a controller. What do you think of Genshin Impact 4.1 update reveals so far and will you be playing the game this week?