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How to pre-load Genshin Impact 2.4 update

Here's how you can easily pre-load the Genshin Impact 2.4 update on both PC and mobile devices with our pre-installation guide.
The Genshin Impact 2.4 update, entitled "Fleeting Colors in Flight" will be bringing a new area, characters, events, quest and much more for travellers to digest on 5th January 2022.

With the latest update looming, travellers might want to pre-load the Genshin Impact 2.4 update so they can jump in and experience all the new content as quickly as humanly possible.

Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here's a quick, step-by-step guide to pre-install the Genshin Impact 2.4 update on both PC and mobile devices with ease.

Genshin Impact 2.4 pre-load / install guide

At the time of writing, the file size for the Genshin Impact 2.4 update is unknown. However, developer miHoYo did note that it recommended installing the update over a Wi-Fi connection owing to the "large file size".

Genshin Impact 2.4 update how to pre-load pre-install PC mobile android ios playstation
Start pre-loading the Genshin Impact 2.4 update right now on PC and mobile. (Picture: miHoYo)

On PC, pre-loading the Genshin Impact 2.4 update is as simple as closing and re-opening the game's launcher, then clicking on the yellow cloud icon next to the launch button. 

The cloud icon should have the "Game Pre-Installation" text written on it. You can play version 2.3 while the update pre-loads.

On mobile, follow the steps below to pre-install the Genshin Impact 2.4 update:

  • Log into the game.
  • Bring up the in-game pause screen (Paimon Menu).
  • Tap on the gear icon (Settings).
  • Tap on "Other".
  • Tap on "Pre-Install Now" to start pre-loading the 2.4 update.

At the time of writing a pre-load option is not available on PS4 or PS5 just yet. Be sure to select the game and check for updates periodically.

Check out the video from YouTuber Supy below for a visual guide.

If you don't have enough space, you will be notified by the game to clear some up.

To get hyped for the new update, watch the official trailer below.

Remember to pre-load the Genshin Impact 2.4 update on your gaming device of choice so you are ready to jump into the action and enjoy the new content as soon as possible on 5th January 2021.

 

Don't forget to check our dedicated Genshin Impact section, where you can find all the news, guides, and previews you desire, as well as our Genshin Impact Twitter account.

Featured image courtesy of miHoYo.