When is Genshin Impact version 2.7 coming out? We’ll let you know everything we know so far about the Release Date, Banners, Events & Livestream!
Genshin Impact usually gets updates every 6 weeks. With 2.6 dropping in March 2022, this means that we can expect the new update to come out in May 2022.
There is some speculation of a delay in the new update, due to the COVID lockdown happening in Shanghai.
However, despite these rumours of delay in the new Genshin Impact update, the community believes that update 2.7 will drop very soon.
With this new update we can expect to meet some new interesting characters that fans are extremely excited about!
Genshin Impact 2.7: Release Date
Since the last Genshin Impact update dropped March 20, 2022, this means that the official date for the 2.7 release was expected to be May 11, 2022.
UPDATE: Genshin Impact 2.7 has now been officially delayed! More information will be coming soon:
2.7 Update Banners
With the new update, Genshin Impact will introduce two new characters:
- Yelan: a 5 star Hydro archer character, who will most likely appear in the first banners. She is likely to play an important role in the game, as a secret agent from the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
- Kuki Shinobu: a 4 star Electro character who is speculated be a part of the latter banners. She is the sidekick of Arataki Itto and studied law along with Yanfei in Liyue. She is also the Deputy Leader of the Arataki Gang.
Yelan is going to have a signature weapon called Aqua Simulacra, with a base attack of 542 and 88.2% Critical Damage.
This update will also bring another new bow called Fading Twilight, which will have a Base Attack of 565, and 30.6% Energy Recharge.
Genshin Impact 2.7 Livestream
Based on the usual pattern of livestreams that Genshin Impact tend to follow, we expected the 2.7 livestream to release on April 29, 2022 at around 8pm server time (Chinese Standard Time).
Which means that the likely time that the livestream will happen is:
- 8am EST
- 5am PT
- 1pm GMT
However, given the recent delay, this live stream is currently postponed.
Genshin Impact 2.7 Events
There will be some new events taking place with this update.
A festival organized by Arataki Itto, which allegedly going to be bigger than the Irodori Festival and the Lantern Rite celebrations. This festival is called: The Almighty Arataki Great and Glorious Drumalong Festival.
Furthermore, here is a list of all the events that will take place with this update:
- New story quests: A hangout event with Kuki Shinobu. There will also be a new chapter in the Archon Quest in which Yelan will be the main character. This is great since players have been wondering what to do after finishing the Archon Quests.
- Heart of the Machine: After meeting a merchant from the hydro nation Fontaine, the traveler will starts a quest to collect materials to create toy robots.
- A Muddy Bizarre Adventure: a world exploration challenge to do with purple mud.
- Perilous Trails: the Main Event of the update. It will be a combat challenge in which the storyline will also have a lot of fighting action. Xiao will play an important part in this event. The story will investigate what really happened with the disappearance of the Electro Yaksha Bosacius.
With the introduction of these new characters and events, fans are incredibly excited to finally be able to play the 2.7 update that Genshin Impact will soon release!
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