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The Genshin Impact 1.5 update has officially arrived, bringing a ton of new content and changes to the table!


Now that it is here, it is time to look forward to Genshin Impact 1.6.

Here's everything you need to know about Genshin Impact 1.6 as we uncover it.

LATEST - Genshin Impact 1.6 Leaks Include Characters Skins & Klee's Return

Klee is rumored to return for the first Event Banner of Genshin Impact 1.6, along with a new system for character skins.

Read the full article here.

Release Date

Genshin Impact 1.6 is expected to launch on Wednesday, 9 June after a lengthy period of server downtime.

Once released, players will receive between 300 and 600 Primogems for the maintenance period.

Available Platforms


The update applies to PS4, PS5, PC, iOS, and Android.

There is still no official release date for the Nintendo Switch version of Genshin Impact.

Patch Notes

The Genshin Impact 1.6 patch notes will be posted once they are available.

New Characters

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Kazuha: Rumored to be included in Genshin Impact 1.6

With several rumored characters on their way to Genshin Impact, the most likely that players will see seems to be Kazuha, a 5-Star Anemo Sword wielder.


Kazuha is a ronin from Inazuma who currently works aboard the Crux fleet under the command of Beidou.

You can read more about Kazuha here.

Nintendo Switch Release

Originally, a Nintendo Switch port of the game was supposed to launch in September when Genshin Impact came out of beta.

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BOTW CLONE ON SWITCH?: Genshin Impact has been announced for the system, but no release date has been given.

Unfortunately, this version was delayed and so far there has been no official release date set.

With Genshin Impact 1.5 out in the wild, there is still no word on when fans will be able to get their hands on the Switch version, but it is expected soon with a full release expected in mid-late 2021.


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KLEE: Possibly returning in Genshin Impact 1.6

We'll have more on Genshin Impact's 1.6 update as we get more news.

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