Genshin Impact 2.8 update is going to be huge as it will add a nuanced version of Summer Islands and a ton of other content. There is a high chance that players will suffer from slow update download speed and other similar issues while trying to update the game on the day of Genshin Impact 2.8’s release. To avoid any problems! Players can pre-download the Genshin Impact 2.8 update on Mobile and PC. And this is where our – how to pre-download Genshin Impact 2.8 update guide will come in handy. 

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Genshin Impact 2.8 major update, named “Summer Fantasia,” will feature a re-run of Summer Islands – first released with the version 1.6 update, the Echoing Tales V2, a new playable character called Shikanoin Heizou, a story quest for Kazuha, a chance to get Fischl for free, a Hangout event for Heizou, and a myriad of other content in the form of events, quests, and similar things. 

The hype for Genshin Impact 2.8 update is real! And with that, we have players looking to pre-download the update before its official release—which takes place on July 13th on Android, iOS, PC, and PlayStation platforms.

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Genshin Impact 2.8 update will become available to pre-download on Mobile and PC platforms starting July 11th. Sadly, even this time around, PlayStation players cannot download the update beforehand.

That aside, we have Genshin Impact enthusiasts on the PC and Mobile platform who are eager to try out the new update, and they want to pre-download it to avoid any hiccups when the update goes live.

How to Pre-Download Genshin Impact 2.8 Update on Android and iOS

Follow the below steps to pre-download the Genshin Impact 2.8 update on your Android or iOS device.

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

Image Via HoYoverse| 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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Once you click on the Pre-install tab, Genshin Impact 2.8 update will download on your device. After that, on July 13th, 2022, players can access version 2.8 contents after the maintenance is over.

How to Pre-Download Genshin Impact 2.8 Update on PC

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To pre-download Genshin Impact 2.8 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 2.8 update.

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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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