Genshin Impact Update 2.0 Release Date and Patch Notes

Genshin Impact update 2.0 is set to hit the live servers tomorrow and offer some interesting and unique additions to its fans.

Genshin Impact Update
Genshin Impact Update 2.0

Genshin Impact, one of the most popular games worldwide has got 6 patch updates since the game's debut on the 28th of September 2020.

Each new patch offered players new events, weapons, characters, mini-games, and quests. And the two best patches released so far were Genshin Impact update 1.2 and Genshin Impact update 1.6.

Both of these Genshin Impact update carried new explorable regions into the Genshin Impact with Genshin Impact update 1.2 having Dragonspine and Genshin Impact update 1.6 bringing Golden Apple Archipelago. 

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However, the Golden Apple Archipelago region is set to vanish off when the Genshin Impact update 1.6 ends, so now is the best time to enjoy the game if you've been away from the game and have not explored this previous Genshin Impact update.

Furthermore, the new Genshin Impact update that is the 2.0 patch is set to be the greatest Genshin Impact update that the game has gotten up until now,  as it will bring the highly anticipate Inazuma region. 

It is said to be the greatest Genshin Impact update as most players love it when Genshin Impact brings new regions to investigate, new chests to discover, and new secret mysteries to uncover. 

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Genshin Impact update 2.0 Release Date

On the 21st of July 2021, the Genshin Impact cross save and 2.0 Inazuma region update will hit live servers at 6 AM (UTC+8). After the release of Genshin Impact update 2.0, the server will go under maintenance and after that, the game will be available for players to play at:

  1. Vietnam - 10 AM
  2. UK - 4 AM
  3. The USA - 11 PM on 20th July
  4. Philippines - 11 AM

The Genshin Impact cross save can be used to move saved files across PS4, PS5, PC, Android, and iOS. 

Read more about Genshin Impact cross save : Genshin Impact Cross Save - Account Linking Guide for PS4, PS5, & PC

Players will get a pay of 300 Primogems for the server maintenance time. Moreover, players can get extra 60 Primogems each hour, if the duration of maintenance goes beyond 5 hours.

Instructions to install Genshin Impact 2.0 Update 

Players should essentially be at Adventure Rank 5 on the 21st of July by 6 AM (UTC+8), and the Genshin Impact update can be installed by launching the game and adhering to the on-screen guidelines. 

PC players need to open the Genshin Impact Launcher and snap on the "Update" choice to download Genshin Impact 2.0 Update.

Players additionally have the option to pre-install the Genshin Impact 2.0 Update. Pre-installation of the update will permit players to begin playing as soon as the duration of maintenance is over.

Genshin Impact Ayaka Banner

Although miHoYo has maintained its silence and has not given any authority news on the principal Limited Character Ayaka banner, a prominent Genshin Impact leaker, @abc64real who has detailed news on past banners has revealed which 4-star characters will be included along with the Cryo user. Below are the names of these characters:

  1. Ayaka 
  2. Chongyun 
  3. Ningguang 
  4. Yanfei 

However, similar to all releases, Ayaka's banner could change anytime before it is officially launched.

Genshin Impact update 2.0 New Characters


Set to be highlighted on the principal Limited Character Banner of the upcoming Genshin Impact update, Ayaka is a 5* Cryo Sword user.


Set to be highlighted on the Second Character Banner of the upcoming Genshin Impact update, Yoimiya is a 5*Pyro Bow user.


Likewise, set to be highlighted on the Second Character Banner of the upcoming Genshin Impact update, Sayu is a 4* Anemo Claymore user.

Genshin Impact Update Ayaka
Genshin Impact - Ayaka

Instructions to get ready for Genshin Impact update 2.0

  • Farm ascension stones

As all of you are already aware that building characters in Genshin Impact is frequently a huge and slow task, so any player who' already aware of a particular character that they are going to get, should start farming.

And as Sayu, Yoimiya, and Ayaka, are completely affirmed for the upcoming Genshin Impact update, so players should already start farming for their materials. 

The unique boss reward that will come along with the impending characters is still obscure, however, they will be known once Genshin Impact update 2.0 is released.

  • For Ayaka - Farm the Cryo Regisvine and Hypostasis for Shivada Jade Stones. 
  • For Yoimiya - Agnitus Agate stones can be farmed from the Pyro supervisors. 
  • For Sayu - Vayuda Turquoise stones can be taken from Anemo Hypostasis.

  • Prepare Condensed Resin

In the new Genshin Impact update, 2 new domains are set to be released and numerous players will wish to get them. So in order to do this, players must have some Condensed Resin readied. 

Players will have a decent early advantage at farming new domains if they have a lot of Original Resin and five saved Condensed Resin. Moreover, keeping some Transient Resin from the Realm Depot can likewise be useful. 

Genshin Impact Yoimiya
Genshin Impact - Yoimiya

  • Save Realm Currency

In this new Genshin Impact update, a new feature is set to enter in the Housing Realm where the gamers will have the opportunity to get seeds while gathering plants in Teyvat. Players would then be able to buy plots in their domains where they can sow seeds and harvest them. 

And gamers will have to exchange Realm Currency, in order to buy cultivating plots. So, it is necessary for players to save some Realm Currency for the upcoming Genshin Impact update. 

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  • Save 5-star Artifacts

Mystic Offering is a new feature offered in creating benches in the upcoming Genshin Impact update. Players will get to exchange three 5-star artifacts for one arbitrary artifact and it will come from one of four sets that players may have chosen. 

So players should save their 5-star artifacts to get the new Mystic Offering feature. 

  • Save Crystal Chunks

Sine 5 new craftable weapons are set to come in the upcoming Genshin Impact update, players should start saving their Crystal Chunks. All the current craftable weapons require 50 Crystal Chunks, so that can be similar to the upcoming weapons as well.

Currently, craftable weapons require 50 White Iron Chunks however, the Dragonspine-themed weapons need Starsilver. So there are chances the new weapons will either require Crystals or White Iron Chunks. 

Players can produce up to 30 Mystic Enhancement Ores every day for an absolute expense of 120 Crystal Chunks. So, in the event that the new weapons don't need Crystal Chunks, players can in any case farm them to make these ores.  

Genshin Impact Sayu
Genshin Impact - Sayu

Genshin Impact update 2.0 New Craftable Weapons 

Katsuragikiri Nagamasa

Katsuragikiri Nagamasa, a fascinating Energy Recharge Claymore that likewise increments Elemental Skill DMG and has an inherent method of speeding Energy Recharge Claymore at whatever point you utilize your Elemental Skills. 

Amenoma Kageuchi

Amenoma Kageuchi, an ATK% Sword that has energy gaining perks and is one of the best choice players hoping to deal with their new Ayaka's expensive 80 Energy Bursts. 


Hamayumi, an ATK% Bow that can be utilized in Normal and Charged Attack DMG to increase it by a sizeable sum and afterward increases it twice more when players have full energy.

Kitain Cross Spear

Kitain Cross Spear, an Elemental Mastery Spear, similar to the Claymore that increments Elemental Skill DMG and has an inherent method of speeding Energy Recharge Claymore at whatever point you utilize your Elemental Skills. 


Hakushin, an Energy Recharge Catalyst that gives an Elemental Damage buff at whatever point it is utilized to proc an essential response.

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These were the complete details about the upcoming Genshin Impact Update 2.0 and players should keep in mind that they will not have the option to encounter all that the Inazuma region has to bring to the table at the very beginning as a lot of new features will be added later on in the game.

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