Genshin Impact's Update 1.6 Download Size Detailed

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The next update for Genshin Impact, 1.6, is going to be massive, bringing with it swathes of new content.

From new characters and events to new items and equipment, Genshin Impact 1.6 is a great opportunity for lapsed players to jump back in, or for new players to find out what all the fuss is about!

In either case, you might be wondering, just how much storage space will Genshin Impact 1.6 take up on your hard drive?

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PRELOAD IS LIVE - You can begin preloading Genshin Impact 1.6 on both PC and Mobile right now!

How Big is the Download for Genshin Impact's 1.6 Update?

Genshin Impact Update 1.6 is 8.1GB on PC, and 1.5 GB on Mobile. We know this because of preload information posted on those platforms.


Release Time

Genshin Impact Update 1.6 went live at 4am BST on June 9, 2021.

The servers are currently back up, although some players are reporting issues logging in, perhaps due to congestion.

In the meantime, why not check out the patch notes for Update 1.6?

As you can see, this update is a fairly substantial one

The new Midsummer Island Adventure event will have players exploring islands in search of unique items, that can be traded for unique rewards and blueprints.

Couple that with the many bug fixes and quality of life improvements, and all the new content being introduced, Genshin Impact 1.6 Update is shaping up to be well worth the wait.