Genshin Impact 1.2 Update Size, Maintenance Time, 300 Primogems Compensation

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The developers miHoYo are going roll out Genshin Impact 1.2 update this Wednesday. On December 23, 2020, players from all around the world can download Genshin Impact 1.2 update and dig right into the large pool of content – that comes with the update.

Being one of the most popular games of this year, Genshin Impact holds one of the biggest dedicated community. Millions of players are eagerly waiting to try out the new location – Dragonspine, Perform wishes on Albedo’s banner – Secretum Secretorum, find new ways to tackle the Absolute Zero gameplay mechanics, solve mysteries and puzzles left by the long lost civilization of the Dragonspine’s Entombed city and much more.

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The hype for Genshin Impact 1.2 update is real and we know players want to know some of the necessary details like Maintenance time, update size, compensation, and all that. So, without any further ado let us move on to our main topic.

Genshin Impact 1.2 Update Maintenance Time & How Long Is Maintenance

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The total maintenance time for Genshin Impact 1.2 update is five hours long. Furthermore, the maintenance will begin at 06:00:00 (GMT+8) on December 23, 2020.

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Players should know that the exact timing is subject to change, so don’t worry if its a little late. Also, you might face some network related issues even after the maintenance time. Though once again you don’t have to worry, just give it some time and then try to download the update.

If you are on PC, we recommend you to pre-download Genshin Impact 1.2 update.

Genshin Impact 1.2 Update Size

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Genshin Impact 1.2 update size on PC is 7 GB. Though in the official patch notes the developers have mentioned that the update size is rather large and they recommended players to use Wi-Fi. And, since they didn’t mention the exact update size, things are still pretty ambiguous.

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But, seeing the past updates and restriction of space on the Mobile platform – Genshin Impact 1.2 update on Mobile will size around 5 GBs, and on PlayStation, it will range from 7 GB to 10 GB.

*Note – The space required to download the update is always greater than the actual update(size after installation). So, if you are running low on mobile storage space, try deleting and re-installing that game.

Genshin Impact 1.2 Update Free Primogems as Maintenance Compensation Reward

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Players will be rewarded with 300 Primogems for free after they update to Genshin Impact version 1.2. The devs are giving away 60 Primogems for each maintenance hour. And, since the maintenance period is five hours long – players will get a hefty amount of Primogems for free.

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As we have said in some of our previous articles, the developers miHoYo always find a reason to reward players with free Primogems. And, this is why the Genshin Impact community respects the developers. Because not only they listen to all the community asked quality of life changes, adjustments, and other things – they also quite often reward the players with in-game items and premium currencies.

Genshin Impact is a free to play gacha-based role-playing game currently available on PC, PS4, Android, and iOS.

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