28 May 2021 2:50 PM +00:00

Counting down to the Genshin Impact 1.6 Livestream today

Genshin Impact 1.6 is right around the corner, and today is the today we learn exactly what to expect from it.

To give us a good idea of what will be included, the developers are putting on a livestream to detail Genshin Impact 1.6.

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We've got everything you need to know about the stream, when you can watch it, and what it might show off.


Latest - Chinese Stream Reveals 1.6 Details

The Chinese version of the 1.6 livestream has already taken place, so we know a lot of the details already.

To give you a good idea of what to expect, we've got a breakdown of the 1.6 Banners, 1.6 events, all the new features, and the new items in separate pieces.

The PlayStation blog also has a breakdown of the stream. If you'd rather see it all for yourself, you can wait for the English version of the stream.

Genshin Impact 1.6 Livestream Start Time

You'll be able to watch the Genshin Imapct 1.6 livestream on May 28 at 11am EST/4pm BST.

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It shouldn't be that long, but it'll go over various facets of the upcoming update so that fans know what to expect.


How to Watch Livestream

If you're planning on watching in English, you'll find the Genshin Impact 1.6 live stream over on the Genshin Impact YouTube channel.

That's the best place to watch it, so head on over the once we've reached the right time.

If you miss it, you'll be able to watch it in the same place afterwards, so don't worry about being on time if you can't be.

Expected Details & Features

Most players are expecting miHoYo to announce the return of Klee's Event Banner and the leaked 5-Star Anemo Sword user, Kazuha.

Elsewhere, players are hoping for character skins to finally be introduced. They have been rumoured for a while, with Jean and Barbara expected to be the first two added.


Also, the update should introduce Inazuman islands, with players being able to travel to and from them with the help of Beidou's Crux fleet.

Of course, new weapons and items will be revealed at some point.

READ MORE: Genshin's Serenitea Pot Housing System Detailed

Other 1.6 Updates & Fixes

MiHoYo have also confirmed that a set of bug fixes and changes will be coming as part of the update.

Thankfully, we already know what they are:

  • Increased Serenitea Pot load limit based on device
  • Skippable Tubby dialogue inside the Serenitea Pot
  • Paved roads coming to the Serenitea Pot
  • Crafting in co-op mode
  • Update co-op teammate tracking