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Everything Announced In Genshin Impact 2.8 Livestream

Genshin Impact 2.8 special program livestream reveals everything coming with the update, including new characters, weapons, Archon quest, and more.
Everything Announced In Genshin Impact 2.8 Livestream
Genshin Impact 2.8 update is all set to release on July 13, and before that, HoYoverse has organized a special program livestream to give us an overview of content coming with the update.

This includes new characters, Archon quests, Story quests, weapons, events, and more. You can watch the Genshin Impact 2.8 update livestream on its official Twitch channel.

However, if you are unable to do so for some reason, you can have a look below to get a brief of everything that is announced in the livestream — updated live!

Everything revealed in Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream

Genshin Impact 2.8 update official art.
Genshin Impact 2.8 update official art. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:54 PM UTC] The Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream is over and we hope you liked our live coverage of it. See you guys soon in the Genshin Impact 2.9 livestream with another live blog.

Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream has ended.
Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream has ended. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:52 PM UTC] Wait!! There's more. HoYoverse has also shared the first look of the upcoming region Sumeru but it will not release in Genshin Impact 2.8 update.

A new area called Sumeru is coming to Genshin Impact.
A new area called Sumeru is coming to Genshin Impact. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:49 PM UTC] Before ending the livestream, HoYoverse made a special announcement regarding the new edition of the Genshin Impact soundtrack. The Genshin Impact's version 2.0 Commemorative OST album will be available soon. 

A new edition of Genshin Impact's soundtrack.
A new edition of Genshin Impact's soundtrack. (Picture: HoYoverse)

 

[12:46 PM UTC] The final code of the day has been revealed and you can also find the list of all the Primogems here

Final code for Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream.
Final code for Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:43 PM UTC] A new challenge called Evermotion Mechanical Painting has been revealed in which you will have to help Fèlix Yogue, a person from the court of Fontaine, to get Evermotion Mechanical Painting furnishing and other rewards. 

Evermotion Mechanical Painting challenge.
Evermotion Mechanical Painting challenge. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:41 PM UTC] Diluc's new skin will be available to purchase in the shop and you can participate in Hidden Strife event to get tons of rewards in Genshin Impact 2.8 update. 

Hidden Strife event coming to Genshin Impact 2.8 update.
Hidden Strife event coming to Genshin Impact 2.8 update. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:37 PM UTC] A new event called Resonating Visions will give you a new Fischl outfit for free along with many other rewards like free Primogems, Mora, Hero's Wit, Talent Level Up Materials, and more.

Get a free Fischl outfit in Resonating Visions event.
Get a free Fischl outfit in Resonating Visions event. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:33 PM UTC] You can participate in the Reminiscent Regimen challenge to earn free Primogems, Mora, Hero's Wit, Talent Level Up Materials, and more.

Reminiscent Regimen challenge.
Reminiscent Regimen challenge. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:29 PM UTC] The second code for the day has been revealed that you can get here.

Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream's second code.
Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream's second code. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:25 PM UTC] A new event called Summertime Odyssey has been announced for the 2.8 update that will let you invite Fischl for free and reward you with free Primogems, Mora, and more.

Summertime Odyssey event will let you get Fischl for free.
Summertime Odyssey event will let you get Fischl for free. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:21 PM UTC] Heizou is getting his own Hangout event, Act 1 - Trap 'Em by Storm in Genshin Impact 2.8 update.

Heizou's Hangout event.
Heizou's Hangout event. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:20 PM UTC] The first banner will feature Heizou along with Kazuha and Klee while you will be able to pull Yoimiya in the Phase 2 banner. 

Genshin Impact 2.8 banner schedule.
Genshin Impact 2.8 banner schedule. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:17 PM UTC] Kazuha's Anemo friend, Heizou is all set to make his debut in Genshin Impact 2.8 update. He is a young prodigy detective from the Tenryou Commission with sharp senses and clear thoughts.

Heizou is coming to Genshin Impact.
Heizou is coming to Genshin Impact. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:13 PM UTC] Kazuha's new story quest has been revealed called Acer Palmatum Chapter: Act 1. It's time for you to dig deep into the backstory of one of the favorite characters in the game.

Genshin Impact 2.8 Kazuha Livestream.
Genshin Impact 2.8 Kazuha Livestream. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[12:00 PM UTC] HoYoverse reveals the trailer of the Genshin Impact 2.8 update called Summer Fantasia featuring Kazuha, Heizou, Yoimiya, Klee, and Fischl, and revealed the first redeem code that you can find here.

First code for Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream.
First code for Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream. (Picture: HoYoverse)

[11:55 AM UTC] The stream will begin in five minutes.

[11:00 AM UTC] Genshin Impact 2.8 livestream will begin at 12:00 PM UTC today.

 

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