Genshin Impact (Free) from developer HoYoverse (formerly miHoYo) has just gotten its big version 2.6 update. Genshin Impact 2.6 – Zephyr of the Violet Garden pre-installation began a few days ago, and it has gone live bringing in a new Chasm area with massive aboveground and underground space, five star Hydro swordsman Kamisato Ayato, a seasonal celebration event in Inazuma, support for the upcoming Venti and Ayaka reruns, and a lot more. As revealed before, Kamisato Ayato is the head of the Yashiro Commission’s Kamisato Clan and his story quest will have Ayato dealing with various challenges as Inazuma shifts gears into a new era of progress. Yesterday, the developers showcased him in action as usual before a major update with new characters and content. Watch the trailer for Kamisato Ayato in Genshin Impact 2.6 update below:
Alongside today’s update on all platforms, if you play Genshin Impact on PlayStation, you can claim a special promotional set of items if you have a PS+ subscription. This includes Hero’s Wit (20), Mystic Enhancement Ore (15), Mora (50,000), and Fragile Resin (2). Check out the full Genshin Impact version 2.6 update patch notes here. If you haven’t played Genshin Impact yet, you can download it for free on the App Store for iOS here and on Google Play for Android here. The PC version is available on the official website here and the Epic Games Store. If you play on iOS, with iOS 14.5 or iPadOS 14.5 and later, you can now use PS5 and Xbox Series X|S controllers to play Genshin Impact. We featured Genshin Impact as our Game of the Week when it released and awarded it our 2020 Game of the Year. Have you been playing Genshin Impact recently and are you hoping to get any of the rerun characters with Genshin Impact 2.6?