Earlier today, Genshin Impact 1.6 update preview page went live. The version 1.6 update will officially release on June 9, 2021, across platforms including PC, Android, iOS, PS4 and PS5. On the same day, Genshin Impact is also set to arrive on Epic Games Store.

Players can access Genshin Impact 1.6 preview page using this link.

Related | Genshin Impact 1.6 Midsummer Island Adventure Page is now Live

Genshin Impact 1.6 update press release describes the early hours of the update as follows.

In the upcoming update, the story begins when Klee receives a mysterious letter from a “Dodo-King” threatening to take Dodoco away from her. To help Klee and Dodoco, the Traveler will sail on a boat called a “Waverider” and explore a secluded archipelago scattered over a remote sea area in search of the mysterious “Dodoland.”

Image via miHoYo

During the search, players’ wits will be put to the test in a series of challenges, including a tough fight with Maguu Kenki. This new opponent can summon phantoms, dealing both Anemo and Cryo damage, and can only be taken down while in close-range combat.

By completing these challenges, players can obtain event currencies to redeem valuable resources and the brand-new four-star catalyst “Dodoco Tales” to full refinement from the Event Shop. 

The version 1.6 update features –

  • Two summer outfits for Jean & Barbara
  • The Midsummer Island Adventure Seasonal Event to explore a new remote time-limited sea area
  • First playable character from Inazuma – Kazuha
  • New Archon Quest with clues about how to get to Inazuma
  • More Concept Arts of Inazuma

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

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