Travelers are eagerly waiting for Genshin Impact 2.8 update and HoYoverse has already announced its release date. The patch will release on July 13 and will bring new characters, Archon quest, banner rerun, weapons, story quests, events, and much more.
Leaks have already started surfacing the internet however if you want an official confirmation of all the content that is coming to Genshin Impact 2.8 update, you will have to wait for its special program livestream. Here is when it be organized and what kind of announcements we can expect from it.
Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream date and time
HoYoverse has officially announced the date and time of the Genshin Impact 2.8 update livestream and it will be held on July 2 at 08:00 AM (UTC-4).
Version 2.8 Special Program Preview📣— Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact) June 30, 2022
The special program will premiere on the official Twitch channel on 7/2, 08:00 AM (UTC-4)!
It feature juicy details about V2.8. It will also "drop" some redemption codes and more!#GenshinImpact pic.twitter.com/G7rVshJ9ki
Genshin Impact 2.8 update leaks
HoYoverse has already announced that the 2.8 update will bring brand new 4-star character Heizou and it is expected to be a part of the first banner. In addition to this, leaks have also suggested that players can see Kazuha banner rerun and if it is true, then it is time to save the Primogems for one of the best characters in the game.
"Doushin Shikanoin has admirable wit and insight. While he is unfettered and unrestrained in demeanor, one should not dismiss his talents. The Tenryou Commission is incredibly fortunate to have such a man in their ranks." - Kamisato Ayato#GenshinImpactpic.twitter.com/lM0HNfZktr— Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact) May 16, 2022
In addition to this, the official art of Genshin Impact 2.8 update has been leaked by Ubatcha, a prominent leaker and according to this, the update will be called Summer Fantasia.
A new skin for Fischl is also expected to be available in the upcoming update and another good news is that you will be able to redeem her for free in A Summer Sea Sojourn event.
The main event of 2.8, "A Summer Sea Sojourn" (summer islands v2), rewards an event currency (something similar to the Shiny Flotsam in 1.6).— Genshin Intel (@Genshin_Intel) May 17, 2022
A free Fischl can be redeemed using 2000 event currency. https://t.co/vQgGvSf7Yw
For all the official details, keep an eye on our website as we will update you will everything announced in Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream.
How to watch Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream
Fans will be able to catch it on the official Twitch channel of Genshin Impact, and if you miss it for some reason, you can tune in to its YouTube premiere that will be happening a few hours after the Twitch stream.
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So, that's everything you need to know about the Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream; we will keep you updated with the latest information as soon as we get our hands on it.
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