Genshin Impact 2.8 will be yet another major update for the game featuring a new playable character, new Story Quest, Hangout Event, new and re-run events, Summer Islands re-run, and a myriad of other things.

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While the Genshin Impact 2.7 update still hasn’t received an official release date, we already have players eager to know what they can expect to see in Genshin Impact 2.8 update—all thanks to the leaks that began surfacing starting May 16th over social media. 

To help players out, we have gathered every leak and put together a list of new content that players will get to experience in Genshin Impact 2.8.

New Content Coming with Genshin Impact Version 2.8 Update

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Genshin Impact 2.8 update offers a lot of content to the players in the form of the Summer Islands re-run, Dreamlike Visions event—which is nothing but a nuanced version of the Echoing Tales event that we had in the Genshin Impact 1.6 update. A brand-new skin for Diluc—rumored to have a more aesthetical presence than normal skins and a plethora of other things. 

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Below we have summarized everything new coming with Genshin Impact 2.8 update:

Here is what you can expect to see in Genshin Impact 2.8 update:

  • Summer Islands Re-run
  • Echoing Tales V2
  • A Summer Sea Sojourn [Major Event]
  • Diluc 5-star skin 
  • Diluc lore 
  • Kaedehara Kazuha’s Story Quest “Acer Palmatum Chapter: Act I”
  • Shikanoin Heizou’s Hangout Event
  •  Evermotion Mechanical Event (Jigsaw Puzzle Minigame)
  • New playable character – Shikanoin Heizou

More new content will get added with Genshin Impact 2.8 update. But, for now, there are no leaks or official information on them. 

That’s it for now. 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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