Genshin Impact was released on September 28, 2020, which means that the game's one-year anniversary is rapidly approaching.
Over the past year, players have been treated to a multitude of updates including new characters, new areas to explore, fantastic events, and more.
Genshin Impact has gone above and beyond what many free-to-play gatcha games offer their players, so it is no surprise they have something special up their sleeve for the anniversary of the game's release.
Genshin Impact Anniversary Date
Being an anniversary celebration of Genshin Impact, the celebration date is planned for September 28, 2021, exactly one year after its initial release.
The celebration will be available for all Genshin Impact players on the PC, PlayStation, and mobile devices.
Free Primogems and More
Genshin Impact leaks are pointing to a rather large anniversary celebration planned by miHoYo.
While the company has not officially announced anything, Genshin Report has told players:
"There are big plans for the anniversary. It’s way more than just a banner update and festival. There will be a lot of free Primogems."
Primogems are the currenty Genshin Impact players live for, allowing them to take advantage of the Wish system for more characters and weapons.
They also allow players to recharge their Original Resin, used for claiming rewards for bosses, Domains, and Ley Lines.
While details about the anniversary event are scarce right now, check back for updates as more is released.
What About the Switch?
Genshin Impact fans have been eagerly awaiting the Switch version of the game, which miHoYo has said is coming.
Unfortunately, rumors are that the company is having problems getting the game to run smoothly on Nintendo's hardware.
With repeated delays, many were hoping to see the Switch version on the one-year anniversary of the game.
While players may not see a Switch version anytime soon, there are hopes miHoYo will have an update to share soon.