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Genshin Impact 2.0 : Release Date, New Characters, New Weapons, And More

Genshin Impact 1.7 update is around the corner, and the hype around the new upcoming update is increasing within the players. The next update is rumored to feature a lot of brand new content such as new bosses, new characters, a new playable area on the map, new enemies, and many more things along with them, which will be revealed later on. But, the surprising factor regarding the latest update is Genshin Impact 1.7 update will be known as the Genshin Impact 2.0. This might be due to the fact that the game will be getting a bit of a revamp, and a lot of new updates will be included in the game with 2.0. Here is the list of some of the new upcoming features of Genshin Impact 2.0:

Release date of Genshin Impact 2.0

The update is expected to come after the current banner of Kazuha ends, which will be July 21, 2021.

New Characters

The new Genshin Impact 2.0 update will be coming with a lot of new characters, each character having its unique skills and some of them being five stars. Here is the list of all the upcoming characters in Genshin Impact 2.0:

Electro Traveler 

The traveler is receiving a new element in his arsenal in the form of electro energy. He is rumored to provide good support by helping with the energy recharge of your other characters. His elemental burst is good for providing the on-field character with elemental particles.

Kamisato Ayaka (5 stars)

She is a cryo sword user. She is rumored to be a cryo element DPS. She is rumored to be featured in a banner in the next update. It is rumored that Ayaka’s sprint/dash will resemble mona’s sprint/dash and apply cryo to her normal attacks.

Yoimiya (5 stars)

She is a pyro bow user. She is rumored to be a pyro elemental DPS. She is also rumored to be featured in a banner in the next update. It has been rumored that her elemental skill will apply pyro to her normal attacks. 

Sayu (4 Stars)

She is an anemo claymore user. She is a support/healer serving in the same role as jean. Her elemental burst will provide players with healing, while her elemental skill can be used to cause a knockback effect on enemies.

New Weapons

Genshin Impact 2.0 : Release Date, New Characters, New Weapons, And More

In the next update, along with the introduction of the new region called Inazuma, it is rumored that four new craftable weapons will be available for the players to craft.

The Kageuta Blade(Craftable Weapon)

It is the new sword that is being introduced in the new region. It is a four-star craftable weapon with the substat of attack percentage. The ascension material for the weapon will be found in the new region.

Katsuragi Slasher (Craftable Weapon) 

It is the new claymore that is being introduced along with the new region. It has a substat of energy recharge. The ascension material will be introduced in the new region. 

Kitain cross spear (Craftable weapon)

It is the new Craftable spear that is being introduced along with the new region. It has the substat of elemental mastery. 

(Note: All of the above-mentioned weapons have passives that boost the character’s energy recharge.) 

Demon Slayer bow (Craftable Weapon)

It is the new craftable bow. The bow will be introduced in the 2.0 update along with the new region. It has the substat of attack percentage. The passive of the bow provides a boost for normal and charged attacks. 

White Dragon Ring (Craftable Weapon) 

It is the new craftable catalyst that will be introduced along with the latest update. It has the substat of energy recharge, and its passive will provide a boost to the elemental damage of an element that has reacted with electro. 

Mistspiltters Reflection (Five Star Banner Weapon) 

It is the new five-star weapon that is going to be introduced in the upcoming 2.0 update. It has the substat of crit damage percent. It can be used along with any of the main DPS characters whose primary damage comes from elemental damage as its passive boosts the elemental damage of the character. 

Thundering Pulse (Five Star Banner Weapon) 

It is the second five-star weapon that is being introduced in the next update. It boosts the crit damage of the players with its substat and provides an increase in normal attack damage with the help of the passive of the weapons. It can be used with Yoimiya/Tartaglia.

Cross-Save across all platforms and more

Genshin Impact 2.0 : Release Date, New Characters, New Weapons, And More

Currently, PlayStation players cannot save or continue their progress apart from continuing on PlayStation; therefore, miHoYo and Sony is working on making it happen so that players can cross-save their progress and continue playing; currently, the PlayStation players can cross-play with their friends on different devices, and both Sony and miHoYo are trying to make it happen, and if it happens, then it would be a history in the gaming industry to make it happen, and as per the leaks it is expected to come with the 2.0 update.

There are many things apart from these which are coming along with the 2.0 update. With the introduction of a new region, there is bound to be a new statue of the seven, reputation rewards, new sakura tree in which you can trade in electro sigils for rewards. 

Magu-Genki and Sea Ganoderma, found in the golden apple archipelago, will be shifted in the upcoming Inazuma region of the game. It is also rumored that new domains will be added to the game. There are rumors regarding new domains which will drop new weapons ascension materials. There are also rumors regarding new character talent level-up materials and their respective domains. A new domain for a new artifact set is also rumored to be added to the game. Download and Play this Adveture game on your PC with BlueStacks.

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