We are almost at the end of 2022, and Genshin Impact continues releasing exciting updates, focusing on Sumeru, the Dendro Nation.
We will recapitulate the year, looking at the banners and regions released during the significant updates for this year, and we will look at what is coming for the rest of 2022.
Genshin Impact Schedule Changes
Announced during Genshin Impact 3.0, the Special Program, Hoyoverse revealed it's adjusting the schedule for all of the game's patches in 2022.
Instead of lasting six weeks, we will have a new major update every five weeks. The image below shows the exact dates.
According to Hoyoverse, the content will not be reduced, and we are getting the same amount of events, but the banner will be shorter on time.
Genshin Impact Banner Schedule 2022
Read over the full Genshin Impact banner schedule for 2022 below, including characters and significant changes in the map.
- Release Date: January 5, 2022
- First Phase Character Banners: Xiao, Shenhe
- Yun Jin, Ningguang, Chongyun
- Launched on January 5, 2022
- Second Phase Character Banners: Zhong-Li, Ganyu
- Beidou, Xingqiu, Yanfei
- Launches on January 25, 2022
- Map Region: Enkanomiya
- Release Date: February 16, 2022
- Characters First Phase: Yae Miko
- Diona, Fischl, Thoma
- Characters Second Phase: Raiden Shogun, Kokomi
- Kujou Sara, Bennett, Xinyan
- Map Region: Enkanomiya: Three Realm Gateway
- Release Date: March 30, 2022
- Characters First Phase: Ayato, Venti
- Xiangling, Yun Jin, Sucrose
- Characters Second Phase: Ayaka
- Map Region: The Chasm
- Release Date: June 1, 2022
- Characters, First Phase: Yelan & Xiao
- Yanfei, Noelle, Barbara
- Characters Second Phase: Arataki Itto & Kuki Shinobu
- Chongyun, Gorou
- Map Region: The Chasm's Perilous Trail
- Release Date: July 13, 2022
- Characters, First Phase: Kazuha, Klee,
- Characters Second Phase: Yoimiya
- Bennett, Yun Jin & Xinyan
- Map Region: The Golden Apple Archipelago (Rerun)
- Release Date: August 24, 2022
- Characters, First Phase: Tighnari & Zhongli
- Collei, Fischl & Diona
- Characters Second Phase: Kokomi & Ganyu
- Map Region: Sumeru (Avydia Rainforest)
- Release Date: September 28, 2022
- Characters, First Phase: Cyno & Venti
- Kandace, Sayu & Kuki Shinobu
- Characters Second Phase: Nilou & Albedo
- Thoma, Yanfei, Yun Jin
- Map Region: Sumeru Desert
- Release Date: November 18, 2022
- Characters First Phase: Nahida & Yoimiya
- Bennett, Noelle, Razor
- Characters Second Phase: Yae Miko & Tartaglia
- Layla, Heizou, Thoma
- Map Region: No New Region, but we got a new Trounce Domain with Scaramouche as the New Weekly Boss.
- Release Date: December 7, 2022
- Characters First Phase: Scaramouche (Wanderer) & Arataki Itto
- Characters Second Phase: Raiden Shogun & Kamisato Ayato
- We don't have details about the rest of the 4-star characters.
- Map Region: No New Region
- New Mode: Genshin Impact Trading Card Game Called Genius Invokation.
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