Genshin Impact 3.3 COUNTDOWN - Release Time, Maintenance, Content & Latest News

genshin impact update 3.3 countdown

genshin impact update 3.3 countdown

We are in the final hours before the arrival of the Genshin Impact 3.3 release time.

We are also entering the third of Sumeru's patches with plenty of pleasant surprises in-store, including many Primogems to pick up across events and a new permanent mode.

With many new stories to tell, join us as we count down to the Genshin Impact 3.3 release time with all the latest news around the next update.

Genshin Impact 3.3 Release Time & Date

Genshin Impact 3.3 will go live on December 7, 2022, around 11 am Server Time (Chinese Standard Time).

This breaks down to the following release times in other time zones:

  • December 6, 11 pm EST
  • December 6, 8 pm PT
  • December 7, 3 am GMT

Genshin Impact 3.3 Final Countdown

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Genshin Impact 3.3 Server Downtime Schedule

Genshin Impact 3.3 maintenance period will begin at 6 am Server Time on December 7, 2022.

The server's maintenance is estimated to take around five hours, with players being compensated 300 Primogems for the downtime & 300 Primogems more for the Bugs in the previous patch.

Genshin Impact 3.3 Banners

The Genshin Impact 3.3 Banners will break down into two phases, the first with two character debuts and the second with two Inazuma Reruns.

First Phase

The first half of the patch will introduce two new Anemo characters. One of them is Scaramouche, the second Fatui Harbinger to become playable.

  • From Ashes Reborn, the Banner will feature Scaramouche (Wanderer), a 5-star Anemo Catalyst Character.
  • Oni's Royale is the rerun banner of Arataki itto, a 5-star Geo Claymore User.

The following 4-star characters complete the roster of the first phase.

  • Yanfei - 4-star Pyro,Catalyst User
  • Gorou - 4-star Geo, Bow User
  • Faruzan - 4-star Anemo, Bow User who is debuting in these two banners.
Genshin Impact first half banners
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Scaramouche & itto will be in together in the first phase banners of Genshin Impact 3.3

Weapon Banner

The first weapon banner will feature the return of Itto Signature Claymore and the introduction of a new catalyst suitable for damage dealers.

Tullaytullah's Remembrance, a 5-star Catalyst, is an excellent weapon with Critical Damage.

Redhorn Stonethresher, on the other hand, this claymore is a niche weapon viable for characters that escalate with Defense as Arataki Itto and Noelle.

Second Phase

For the second phase of Genshin Impact 3.3, players will experience the rerun of Raiden Shogun and Kamisato Ayato. There are no new characters in this phase.

Weapon Banner

The Second weapon banner will feature the polearm Engulfing Lighting and the sword Haran Geppaku Futsu, both excellent weapons for most characters.

What's new in Genshin Impact 3.3?

The upcoming update will continue the Archon Quest and event in Inzauma and Mondstadt, with many invited characters.

But perhaps the biggest highlight is the new permanent mode called Genius Invokation, a Trading Card Game based on Teyvat Characters.

Despite having a new Mode, Genshin Impact 3.3 will continue delivering the same events as previous updates. These are the events coming to the game:

Main Event: Akitsu Kimodameshi

  • The Yashiro Commission is organizing a test of Courage in Inazuma. This event will have the participation of Itto, Raiden Shogun, Yoimiya, Ayato, and Ayaka.
  • Travelers will enter stages to play mini-games based on Breakout, the classic video game in which players need to destroy bricks by bouncing a ball.

Across the Wilderness

  • The Adventurers' Guild is hosting a special event where travelers must catch as many Wilderness Balloons as possible.
  • Players will be able to use the character skill to gain an advantage.
  • There will be a compass that will provide players with buffs to help them to catch as many balloons as possible.


  • The rerun of the Hide Seek event in which players will compete in cooperative mode.
  • Once a player is eliminated, they can continue in the game by placing beacons to distract the hunters.

Misty Dungeon Realm of Sand

  • Combat challenge: travelers will face seven trials with different ley line disorders.
  • There will be Trial Characters that can join your team to clear the obstacles.

Ley Line Overflow

  • Travelers will get double rewards by clearing the Ley Line Disorders.

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