When did Genshin Impact Come Out?

Genshin Impact is an action role-playing game developed and published by miHoYo. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, and Android in 2020, and PlayStation 5 in 2021.

The game is also set for release on Nintendo Switch. The game is free-to-play and is monetized through gacha game mechanics where players can obtain new characters and weapons. The base game is expanded on a regular basis through patches. Development on Genshin Impact began in 2017.

About Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact takes place in the fantasy world of Teyvat, which is home to seven distinct nations, each of which is tied to a different element and ruled by a different god. The story follows the Traveler, who has traveled across countless worlds with their twin sibling before becoming separated in Teyvat. The Traveler travels in search of the lost sibling with their companion Paimon and becomes involved in the affairs of Teyvat’s nations.

Update 2.8

Version 2.8 was released on July 13, 2022. The patch update includes Heizou’s release, banner reruns for Kazuha, Klee, and Yoimiya, Fischl and Diluc skins, new Story and Hangout quests, and a huge summer event. Watch the trailer for v2.8 below.

Update 3.0

Genshin Impact 3.0 was released on August 24, 2022. Unlike the usual six-week patch cycle for previous updates, it was announced during the live stream that versions 3.0 through 3.2 will instead work to a five-week schedule. We are set to see Genshin Impact 3.1 arrive on September 28, with 3.2 and 3.3 also expected to arrive soon after.

The new characters in version 3.0 are Tighnari, Collei, and Dori. Characters from Sumeru like Alhaitham, Dehya, Nilou, Nahida, and Cyno were shown in the Sumeru Preview Teaser Part 3. This update also features a new quest, Teyvat Chapter Interlude, of which we have a teaser trailer showing a meeting between all the remaining Fatui Harbingers, save for Scaramouche.

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