Genshin Impact 2.8 major update features a re-run of Summer Islands, Echoing Tales V2, a new playable character called Shikanoin Heizou, a story quest for Kazuha, a Hangout event for Heizou, and a myriad of other content in the form of events, quests, and similar things. 

Related | Genshin Impact Shikanoin Heizou Ascension Materials List

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. 

Seeing that, we are here to talk about Genshin Impact 2.8 update release date, answering players’ questions on when is Genshin Impact 2.8 update coming out?

Genshin Impact 2.8 Update Release Date

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[Update on May 21, 2022] Genshin Impact 2.7 update will release on May 31, 2022. Based on the 42 days release pattern, we can say Genshin Impact 2.8 update will release on July 13, 2022.

Original post continues: At the time of writing this article, Genshin Impact 2.7 update is delayed, and there are no signs of its official release. Genshin Impact 2.8 update will release 42 days after the version 2.7 update. We may even see delays in the version 2.8 update’s launch. 

Related | Genshin Impact Shikanoin Heizou Rarity, Weapon, Element, and More

Until and unless we get the official release date for Genshin Impact 2.7 update, we cannot say anything about the version 2.8 update’s official release. 

We are still waiting for HoYoverse to update the status of the Genshin Impact 2.7 update’s release. For now, all we can say is that Genshin Impact 2.8 update will release sometime in the last weeks of July 2022. 

Related | What to Expect to See in Genshin Impact Version 2.8

We will update the article when we have official confirmation or any conclusive leak on Genshin Impact 2.8’s release date. 

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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