Genshin Impact 1.6 Update Release Date & Time

miHoYo has been hard at work lately adding new content to their very popular open-world RPG, Genshin Impact. Much of this work comes in the form of a steady stream of updates. The next planned update to launch in 1.6. This update comes with new characters, new quests, new weapons, and more. Thankfully we don’t have to wait very long as we know the Genshin Impact 1.6 update release date and time. Let’s take a deeper look below.

When Does Genshin Impact 1.6 Update Release?

Image showing the Genshin Impact 1.6 update release date.

The 1.6 update for Genshin Impact is set to begin on June 8th at 16:00 MST. For the exact time for your time zone head into the game and open the notices. Interact with the V1.6 Update Notice and scroll down to Update Duration section to find your exact time.

Like previous updates the game go offline for a limited time as miHoYo works on getting the update into the hands of the players. They expect the background work to take roughly 5 hours to complete. While the game is offline players above AR 5 will receive 300x Primogems as part of Maintenance Compensation.

Are you going to check out the new Genshin Impact 1.6 update? What part of it excites you the most? Sound of in the comments below.


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