Genshin Impact 2.6 “Zephyr of the Violet Garden” update is right around the corner. The pre-download feature for the update went live today on Android, iOS, and PC platforms. 

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The version 2.6 update adds a Venti and Ayaka re-run, a new five-star playable character, Kamisato Ayato—the head of the Kamisato Clan and a dear brother to the playable character Kamisato Ayaka, a new sub-region called The Chasm, new Archon quest, World quests, Events, and a ton of other content. 

In this Genshin Impact guide, we will share details on how you can pre-download the version 2.6 update on Mobile and PC platforms prior to its official release. 

How to Pre-Download Genshin Impact 2.6 Update on Android and iOS

Follow the below steps to pre-download the Genshin Impact 2.6 update on your Android or iOS device.

Step 1.) Open Genshin Impact on your mobile device.

Image Via miHoYo | Click on the cloud-like icon located in the bottom left corner of the screen to start preloading.

Step 2.) In the login menu click and download “Resource Package”, or else navigate to Paimon’s menu–> Settings–>Others –> Pre-install resource package.

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Image Via miHoYo

Once you click on the Pre-install tab, Genshin Impact 2.6 update will download on your device. After that, on March 30, 2022, players can access version 2.6 contents after the maintenance is over.

How to Pre-Download Genshin Impact 2.6 Update on PC

Image Credit: Hritwik, miHoYo

To pre-download Genshin Impact 2.2 update, open the game launcher and click on the yellow cloud-like button that says “Game Pre-Installation”. Doing so will download and install the version 2.6 update.

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That’s it for now. Make sure to check out our coverage on the Genshin Impact version 2.6 update.

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play gacha-based role-playing game currently available on PC, PS4, PS5, Android, and iOS. 

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