Genshin Impact Version 2.8

Genshin Impact Version 2.8: Everything We Know So Far

The Genshin Impact Version 2.8 update is one of the most anticipated updates till now. In the Version 2.8 Special Program, miHOYo has revealed a lot of information about the upcoming update. 

The programme also showed us a quick look at Sumeru, displaying the spectacular landscapes of the new area, which included mountains, desert, jungles, and beautiful blooms.

Version 2.8 officially goes by the name “Summer Fantasia.” Furthermore, it will bring a new look to the Golden Apple Archipelago, a new character, events, skins, and more. Following are some of the major highlights of the update.

Genshin Impact Version 2.8 New Character

After a lot of leaks and rumours in the community, miHoYo will finally introduce Shikanoin Heizou to the game. Due to his track record of capturing criminals, this Tenryou investigator is well known across Inazuma. In addition, he is the first melee catalyst user in the game, using his Anemo powers without the aid of any weapons.

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The Version 2.8 Special Program revealed the abilities of Shikanoin Heizou, including his attack, charged techniques, and elemental skills. Furthermore, You can claim Shikanoin Heizou through his Event Wish in Phase One. The detective will also appear in the Event Wishes, such as Leaves in the Wind and Sparkling Steps, where players can gain a substantial drop-rate boost.

To see Shikanoin Heizou in action, you can watch the Version 2.8 Special program on YouTube. 

Genshin Impact Version 2.8 Kaedehara Kazuha Story Quest

Version 2.8 will bring Kaedehara Kazuha’s new Story Quest, Acer Palmatum Chapter: Act 1. We did obtain a few screenshots of the character during this event, even though the specifics of this event are still vague. One, in particular, shows Kazuha staring at an enigmatic purple blade, while another shows him engaged in combat with a rival.

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Summertime Odyssey Event

The Summer Odyssey Event will return the players to the islands that miHoYo previously showed last year. Fischl extends an invitation to the region to three people connected to the mysterious island in some way: Kazuha, Mona, and Xinyan. Heizou joins the gang, taking on a mystery case to solve as the others take on challenges to fend off adversaries. Additionally, by manipulating the wind currents, players may cause the island’s surrounding instruments to unleash a large amount of damage.

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Travellers can accomplish tasks around the neighbourhood to gain awards that can be exchanged for items at the event shops. Fischl will join your squad and several other priceless goods when you complete them all.

Reminiscent Regimen

Reminiscent Regimen, a co-op extravaganza in Genshin Impact Version 2.8, is a new challenge event. Convoy, Raid, and Descent are just a few other game types that will be accessible during this event. For instance, in Convoy, players must cooperate to safeguard a ship as it travels to its destination and gather luminous coins to replenish its energy.

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Additionally, you’ll get the chance to participate in Descent, a combat where you have to descend and kill groups of enemies, and Raid, a navigation game for your Waverider. You will receive rewards and things once you have completed all of these tasks, elevating your rank as an explorer.

Resonating Visions

Version 2.8 of Genshin Impact will see the return of the conch gathering narrative activities. The Echoing Conches, fragments of stories that combine to form a single cohesive narrative, can be located and acquired by travellers by searching the beautiful surroundings. When you have accumulated enough, you’ll receive a free Fischl costume and other awesome goodies.

Release of Genshin Impact Soundtrack

The Shimmering Voyage, Vol. 2 by Genshin Impact, will be featured on the Commemorative OST CD, which players may anticipate hearing. In addition, three catchy game music discs have premiered in the new trailer included in the Version 2.8 Special Program. Although the exact debut date of this product is unknown, miHoyo promises that it will happen soon.

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Genshin Impact Version 2.8 surely brings a lot of new stuff to the game. However, we have only mentioned the highlights of the update. You can watch the Version 2.8 Special Program to know every update detail. The new update looks quite interesting, and it will be interesting to see how the community reacts to it. Stay tuned to our website and Instagram page for the fastest and latest news and updates.

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