Genshin Impact Update 2.0 Release Date and Time

The next major update for Genshin Impact is on its way and it is a big one. Dubbed Update 2.0 this new addition to the game will add a slew of new features and locations for players to explore. Before players can jump in there is going to be some downtime. Here’s what to know about the Genshin Impact Update 2.0 release date and time.

What Time Does Genshin Impact Update 2.0 Release?

Genshin Impact Update 2.0 will release on Wednesday July 21st. On July 21st the game will undergo some downtime. During this downtime you will be unable to play the game as miHoYo gets the update ready for players. According to the official Version Update Notice this downtime will occur at 06:00:00 (UTC+8) and will take an estimated 5 hours to complete.

While the game is offline players will receive a special Maintenance Compensation pack of Primogems. This pack will give you 60x Primogems per hour resulting in 300 total. To receive this reward players need only to be above Adventure Rank 5. If you meet this criteria you will receive the reward via the in-game mail system. It will expire in 30 days so be sure to login.

Once the update is live and the maintenance is complete you will simply need to login to the game to get started. The update is fairly large and contains a brand new area to explore. More details on what’s inside can be found in our Genshin Impact update post.

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