Genshin Impact has become one of the largest games in the world since it came out of beta in September 2020.
The next update, the 1.6 update is right around the corner and is set to bring even more additions and changes to the game.
Here is what we know.
The Genshin Impact 1.6 update will go live on Wednesday, June 9th across all platforms, PC, mobile, and PS4/PS5.
Based on previous updates, downtime should begin at 6 am UTC+8, which will be 6 pm EST/11 pm BST on Tuesday, June 8th.
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This won’t have any impact on the game, but will definitely increase the visibility of the game.
MiHoYo are expected to release the patch notes for the 1.6 update ahead of the launch.
As soon as they are posted we will update this with everything you need to know.
But for now, here is what we do know so far.
What We Know
With several rumored characters on their way to Genshin Impact, the most likely that players will see seems to be Kazuha, a 5-Star Anemo Sword wielder.
Kazuha is a ronin from Inazuma who currently works aboard the Crux fleet under the command of Beidou.
A new 5-Star Sword and 5-Star Catalyst are coming with 1.6, as well a new 4-Star Bow.
New Events and Challenges
As players explore the new archipelago released in Genshin 1.6, there will be new events and challenges to keep them busy.
- Main Cannon, Make Ready…Fire!
- Echoing Tales
- Never-Ending Battle
- Kaboomball Kombat
- Legend of the Vagabond Sword