Genshin Impact has announced its collaboration with Horizon Zero Dawn starting from the version 2.1 update. The main highlight of this new collaboration is that miHoYo is finally giving away a free five-star playable character – and that is none other than the main heroine from PlayStation’s Horizon Zero Dawn, Aloy.

Aloy is a five-star Cryo user whose weapon of choice is a bow. Her elemental skill, burst attack, or any other such information is still not officially announced. Apart from that, players will also get a free bow that provides alloy with special buffs.

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PlayStation users will get Aloy and her bow for free post version 2.1 update – via the in-game mail. However, players who are on different platforms have to wait till version 2.2 to get Aloy and her bow.

Players can also claim Aloy on PlayStation and then use her on any other platform like PC or Mobile, all thanks to the new cross-save feature.

A few months ago, data-mined information was leaked for a character named Aloy. Right around the time when we got Horizon Forbidden West gameplay reveal. We did cover the topic and said that it was possible as we have already seen many such collaborations – one of the recent examples is Aloy’s appearance in Fortnite.

About Genshin Impact x Aloy:

  • Brand new five-star Aloy “Savior From Another World” available for free
  • Unique skills and animation for Aloy
  • Exclusive for a limited time on PlayStation during Version 2.1 
  • Available for all players above AR20 during Version 2.2

About Aloy as a Genshin Impact character

[Source: Official Press Release]

“An Outcast, Seeker, and proven huntress from the Nora Tribe who saves life on Earth in Horizon Zero Dawn™, Aloy will not hesitate to fight for a cause during her adventures in the world of Teyvat. In addition to her extraordinary archery abilities, she also acquired a Cryo Vision in this world and can wield unique elemental power in combat and exploration. In Version 2.1, Aloy will be featured as a new five-star character “Savior From Another World” who joins the Traveler in unraveling the secrets of Teyvat.”

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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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