Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream COUNTDOWN: Start Time, How to Watch, New Banners, Promo Codes & Latest News

The Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream is finally just hours away. miHoYo's broadcast will announce the new content coming to the world of Teyvat and the new adventures waiting for travelers while also offering some Promo Codes for free Primogems!

Here's everything you need to know about the Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream, including its start time, how to watch it, and what we can expect from the next big update.

Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream Start Time

Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream will go live on Friday, March 18, 2022, at 8 pm server time (Chinese Standard Time).

This breaks down to the following:

  • March 18, 2022, 8am EST
  • March 18, 2022, 5am PT
  • March 18, 2022, 12pm GMT

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The ver. 2.6 Special Program will last around 30 minutes. During breaks, viewers will receive promo codes suitable for 300 Primogems and some Ascension Materials.

These Promo Codes expire the same day. Therefore, we recommend checking our Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream coverage, where we will share the codes and the latest news just minutes after they are announced.

Ver. 2.6 Livestream Special Guests

The Genshin Impact 2.6 will be hosted in the English Version by the chibi version of Ayato, Venti, Ayaka, and the Traveler.

It will be an exciting experience to see the chemistry of the Kamisato Siblings. Are we going to see Venti? We think the sense of humor of the Anemo Archon would be a great addition.

This will be the cast for the Version 2.6 Special Program.

  • Erica Mendez is the English dub voice of Kamisato Ayaka. She is well known as the voice of Pacman in the show Pacman Adventures.
  • The voice of Ayato is Chris Hackney, the actor who participated in projects like Attack on Titan, Horizon Forbidden West, and Honkai Impact.
  • The traveler voice actor is Zach Aguilar. He is also a videogame aficionado. You can follow him on his Youtube Channel.

Where to Watch the Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream

The Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream is broadcast on the Genshin Impact Twitch Channel. The Program is available in Simplified Chinese with English Subtitles.

Another option to catch the show live is via the Genshin Impact Tik Tok account.

If players miss the live version, the Special Program will be available on the Genshin Impact YouTube Channel around 11 am EST.

Genshin Impact 2.6 characters looking suspicious to the traveler.
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IRODORI FESTIVAL: It is time to celebrate in Inazuma. This clip from the event promise and interesting story.

Ver. 2.6 Livestream Content

The Genshin Impact 2.6 Livestream main event reveals the 5-stars characters that players will be able to wish for and the weapons from the gacha system.

Character and Weapon Banners

  • Genshin Impact 2.6 will be the official debut of Kamisato Ayato. Although he is not the only character in the first phase, Venti's second rerun will be in tandem with Ayato's release.
  • The upcoming update will bring back characters from Inazuma for their reruns. Ayaka, Sayu, Kazuha, and Yoimiya will be back.
  • The Weapon Banners will feature the new 5-star sword: Haran Tsukishiro Futsu. In addition, we will have the return of the Elegy for the End, Mistsplitter's Reforge, and Thundering Pulse.
  • Xingqiu, the 4-star sword character, will be the F2P character.

Events and Stories

  • Genshin Impact 2.6 will introduce Kamisato Ayato with a Story Quest related to the Irodori Festival Preparations.
  • During the ver. 2.6 events, players will show their photography skills, they will have a feast in the Serenitea, battle mobs with the help of powerful crystals.
  • They will also challenge an ancient mine that keeps many secrets and dangers. The Chasm, the borderline area between Liyue and Sumeru, will be available for exploration.

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