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Genshin Impact: Highlights of 2.8 Version

Posted: Jul 13, 2022

The Genshin Impact 2.8 update has officially arrived as the five-hour maintenance comes to an end. Players will once again be able to explore new surprises in the world of Teyvat. Version 2.8, as always, brings a wealth of new characters, new weapons and more. The following Version 2.8 highlights deserve players' attention.

1. New banner character

Shikanoin Heizou, a character who first appeared in the 2.8 Version, is a teenage detective from the Tenryou Commission, a playable 4-star Anemo character. At the same time, some 5-star characters are also returning, and we can get them from the following.

Sparkling Steps - Phase 1 - Klee (5-star) / Heizou (4-star)

Leaves in the Wind - Phase 1 - Kazuha (5-star) / Heizou (4-star)

Tapestry of Golden Flames - Phase 2 - Yoimiya (5-star)

2. New character Outfit

Red Dead of Night is a 5-star Character Outfit for Diluc. It is purchasable from the Character Outfit Shop.

Ein Immernachtstraum is a 4-star Character Outfit for Fischl. Players can either buy it in the Character Outfit Shop or get it for free as a reward in the Resonating Visions event.

3. Time-limited area

The Golden Apple Archipelago will be available as an event area for a limited time, the island in the east of Mondstadt was first seen in patch 1.6 and returning with a new look in patch 2.8.

4. New Storyline

A Strange and Friendless Road is a new storyline in Version 2.8 and the first act of Kaedehara Kazuha's Story Quest, the Acer Palmatum Chapter.

5. New Hangout Event

Trap 'Em by Storm is Shikanoin Heizou's Hangout Event, and players need 2 Story Keys to unlock it and must have completed Chapter II: Act III - Omnipresence Over Mortals, Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter: Act II - Transient Dreams and Taurus Iracundus Chapter: Act I - Rise Up, Golden Soul, and reached Adventure Rank 40.

6. New weapons

The Cursed Blade is a new weapon introduced in Version 2.8, and players need to obtain it by completing the Acer Palmatum Story Quest.

From now on, players can have more fun in Genshin Impact Version 2.8. If you want to get the characters or weapons you want as soon as possible, you can buy Genshin Impact Accounts at IGGM is committed to bringing you more support, so stay tuned.


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