The Genshin Impact 2.1 release date is only a couple days away now, which suggests we’ve acquired heaps to get excited for in the way in which of latest content material coming to MiHoYo’s anime game imminently. The Inazuma Archon Quest’s closing act, some extra boss enemies, two new five-star weapons, and three new characters are on the way in which with the patch – and now we’ve acquired an concept of when it’ll be dropping. Some spoilers forward, of us.

MiHoYo is kicking off upkeep on Genshin Impact’s 2.1 replace on the common time of 6am UTC+eight on September 1, the studio’s simply announced on the sport’s web site, which interprets to 3pm PST / 6pm EST / 11pm BST on August 31. This is estimated to take round 5 hours, and as compensation for the servers being down for a time, MiHoYo is as soon as once more giving gamers some freebies – 300 primogems, to be precise. That’s 60 for each hour the sport’s offline for 2.1’s add, although you’ll nonetheless get the total quantity even when the replace drops sooner than anticipated.

Some of the large information for the 2.1 replace consists of the brand new characters coming: Raiden Shogun and Kujou Sara, who arrive alongside the 2.1 replace on September 1 with its first banner, whereas Kokomi will debut with the second.

The new areas coming with 2.1 embrace two new Inazuman islands known as Watatsumi Island and Seirai Island, whereas the brand new bosses headed Genshin’s means (Spoiler alert forward so scroll on should you don’t need to know) embrace two new overworld bosses – Thunder Manifestation and Hydro Hypostasis – in addition to Trounce Domain Boss Signora.

Then there are in fact some new occasions and different options coming, like fishing. For the total rundown take a look at every part we all know to date about Genshin Impact update 2.1 at that hyperlink, and prepare for the brand new batch o’ content material. For now, take a look at our guides on the best Genshin Impact Baal build and best Genshin Impact Sara build for some helpful suggestions forward of their imminent arrival.

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