Genshin Impact 2.8 “Summer Fantasia” update releasing on July 13th, 2022, is going to add a ton of content to the game, including a Seasonal Event, a re-run of Golden Apple Archipelago with a massive makeover, a re-run of playable characters, and weapons, a new character, new events, two new character skins and a lot more. Seeing that, Genshin Impact enthusiasts want to know everything new coming with the Summer Fantasia update.

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To help players, we have summarized every major content coming to Genshin Impact with the version 2.8 “Summer Fantasia” update. 

Everything New Coming with Genshin Impact 2.8 Summer Fantasia Update

Here is everything new coming with Genshin Impact 2.8 Summer Fantasia update:

New Skins – Diluc and Fischl 

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We are getting two new skins in Genshin Impact with the version 2.8 update, Diluc’s – Read Dead of Night outfit and Fischl’s – Ein Immernachtstraum outfit.

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While Diluc’s skin is paid, offered at a discounted price during the version 2.8 update, you can get Fischl’s skin for free by taking part in the Resonating Visions event. 

New Story Quests

Kazuha and Shikanoin Heizou will get Story Quests in Genshin Impact 2.8 update. 


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Here are the new events that players can take part in to earn a ton of free rewards, including free Primogems, Hero’s Wit, Mystic Enhancement Ore’s, and even Fischl’s new skin. 

  • Summertime Odyssey 
  • Evermotion Mechanical Painting
  • Reminiscent Regimen
  • Hidden Strife
  • Resonating Visions 

New Playable Character – Shikanoin Heizou 

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Shikanoin Heizou is a four-star Catalyst wielder and an Anemo user whose attacks are Melee based. Yes! You heard us right. Heizou is not only the first male Catalyst wielder. But his attacks are also Melee-based—something new for Genshin Impact. 

Golden Apple Archipelago Re-Run 

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Players can explore a nuanced version of Summer Islands – The Golden Apple Archipelago with a version 2.8 update. 

Character Re-Runs

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Here are the characters receiving a re-run in Genshin Impact 2.8 update:

  • Kazuha
  • Yoimiya 
  • Klee

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That’s it for now. Make sure to check out our coverage on the Genshin Impact version 2.8 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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