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Genshin Impact 2.1 update is bringing new 3 new Characters, new Islands and more

The latest update continues to bring more landscapes and stories of Inazuma!

Global interactive entertainment developer and publisher miHoYo has announced the Genshin Impact Version 2.1 update, “Floating World Under the Moonlight”, which will be launching on September 1st, 2021. The update continues to add new content and gameplay to the recently released Inazuma area. This includes two more major islands, three new playable characters, and a grand finale to the main story in the unsettled nation. However, Genshin Impact players also have a chance to receive a lot of rewards in a series of seasonal events to celebrate the game’s first anniversary, as well as receive the crossover character Aloy for free in the game.

New Boss enemies and Inazuma characters coming with Genshin Impact 2.1 update

Following the massive expansion released in Version 2.0, the main storyline will be revolving around the Traveler, the Electro Archon. Various factions and the people of Inazuma will come to an end in the final chapter of Inazuma’s Archon Quest with the Genshin Impact 2.1 update.

As the story moves on, players will be able to visit Watatsumi Island, home to the resistance forces with beautiful dreamlike scenery. Also, they can visit Seirai Island, a place of desolation shrouded in perpetual storms. More boss enemies, including the Hydro Hypostasis, Thunder Manifestation, and the new Trounce Domain Boss Signora will also be awaiting for the players.

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More boss enemies will be awaiting for the players in this update

Moreover, three important Inazuma characters Raiden Shogun, Sangonomiya Kokomi, and Kujou Sara will be joining as new playable characters. Story Quests for the Raiden Shogun and Kokomi will also be available in this update. The Raiden Shogun will be joining as a five-star Electro polearm user who can deal massive damage and provide helpful buffs to the team. Sangonomiya Kokomi, the Divine Priestess of Watatsumi Island and leader of the resistance forces, will be joining as another five-star character.

Wielding the power of Hydro and a catalyst, she can provide a great amount of healing to teammates. Last but not least is Kujou Sara, the bold and decisive general of the Tenryou Commission loyal to the Shogun. She can deal solid Electro ranged attacks with her bow and provide buffs to her teammates.

Embark on a big treasure hunt in the Moonchase Festival

Step outside the city of Inazuma, to enjoy the Moonchase Festival coming in the 2.1 update. This is a time when friends and families in Liyue gather around, make a toast, and enjoy local delicacies every autumn. During the festival, players will reunite with Keqing and Xiangling. Here they will be cooking and tasting local foods and recipes, along with exploring the origins of this ancient traditional festival in Liyue Harbor.

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Enjoy the Moonchase Festival coming in the 2.1 update

Those who’re fond of treasures will be glad to jump on a big treasure hunt across Liyue, Mondstadt, and Dragonspine in the Moonlight Seeker event. By participating, players can get rewards and exchange for useful resources. This includes the new four-star claymore Luxurious Sea-Lord to max refinement. Moreover, players can also claim in-game rewards and up to 10 Intertwined Fate in the new daily login event.

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Players can now do fishing in Genshin Impact

Added to all this, Fishing will also be introduced with the 2.1 update. Players can soon go on hunting for a variety of fishes across the continent of Teyvat. Further, these fishes can be used to produce fish meat or exchanged for rewards and new fishing rods from the Fishing Association. With the Pool of Sapphire Grace, a new furnishing is now added to the Serenitea Pot system. Players can use these also to raise Ornamental Fish in their personal realm.

When is Genshin Impact 2.1 update coming out

Genshin Impact’s Version 2.1 update will be arriving on September 1st, 2021. With the cross-save function, players can now continue their adventure across PlayStation, PC, and mobile. Players across all servers will also have their Double Crystal bonus reset with Version 2.1. Moreover, the first crossover character “Savior From Another World” Aloy will be joining as a free five-star character in the 2.1 update. Players who have reached Adventure Rank 20 or above can receive her either during Version 2.1 on PlayStation or during Version 2.2 on all platforms.

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