miHoYo will release the next significant update for Genshin Impact, with v1.6 expected to hit the live servers soon, and players are waiting to discover what the next patch will offer. The update will add brand new content to the game, including new characters, weapons, quests, rewards and more. Based on leaks, the Genshin Impact 1.6 update might add new characters, Yoimiya and Kazuha, along with new locations - Inazuma and much more.
In addition to this, travellers will also be rewarded with free rewards to update their game to the latest version. These rewards include free Primogems and will be sent to the in-game mails.
- Read more: Genshin Impact 1.6 update dev notes: Weapon Upgrade system, Serenitea Pot load limit and more
The servers will be taken down for a few hours before the update is pushed out globally, and here is the information about Genshin Impact 1.6 update release date, live stream and more.
Genshin Impact 1.6 update - release date
Leaks suggest Kazuha will become a playable character in Genshin Impact v1.6. (Picture: miHoYo)
Genshin Impact 1.6 update is expected to release globally on 9th June; however, miHoYo is yet to announce the official release date. The launch date of the next patch will be revealed in the Genshin Impact 1.6 update live stream, and you can find details about it below.
We will update this page with information as we have it.
Genshin Impact 1.6 update live stream date and time
Before the release of each update, miHoYo holds an event on Genshin Impact’s YouTube channel, revealing the release date as well as the new content coming to the game.
The live stream is expected to be held on 28th May (5 am PT / 8 am ET time / 1 pm BST time). Meanwhile, in the latest dev discussion, a few improvements and optimizations coming to the next patch have been revealed based on the Travelers feedback on the Weapon Upgrade system, Serenitea Pot load limit and more. Here’s what was revealed:
- Load limit in Teapot is increased
- Tubby dialogue will be skippable
- Second-floor rooms are opened
- The Weapon Upgrade system is improved
- Crafting Bench added in Coop
- Players will be able to locate teammates in the coop on the map if they are away
We will update the article with more details once they are available, so keep an eye on our dedicated Genshin Impact section to not miss anything.