Genshin Impact 2.8 Update: Everything We Know So Far

Genshin Impact 2.8 Update

Genshin Impact remains at the top of the pile when it comes to gacha gaming, and we’ve got all of the information you need ahead of the 2.8 Update of the massively popular title.

Updates to the game usually come chock-full of new content for Travelers to get stuck into, and the 2.8 Update of the open-world action RPG looks to be no different.

The miHoYo title is notorious for having a large leaker community, and it’s likely that we will see a ton of the content coming to the update leaked ahead of time!

Here’s everything that we currently know about Genshin Impact 2.8 Update, including the potential release date, latest leaks, potential banners and more.

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Genshin Impact 2.7 Update Event
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Latest News

UPDATE 17th June 2022: Genshin Impact 2.8 will release on July 13, 2022.

UPDATE 17th May 2022: UBatcha has revealed more about the 2.8 Beta, including “New sections called ‘Guide’ and “Embattle.'”

UPDATE 17th May 2022: A new infographic has revealed what players can expect for Shikanoin Heizou’s Ascension & Talent Materials!

UPDATE April 25th 2022: Here’s what players are saying out a potential Kazuha rerun!

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Genshin Impact Kazuha
Credit: miHoYo

Update June 9th 2022: Leaks about Genshin Version 2.8 are circulating in the community, showing some new Banners that will be added.

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Release Date

The official release date for Genshin Impact 2.8 Update has not yet been confirmed by miHoYo.

However, based on the usual six-week cycle for updates/patches, we expect the 2.8 Update of the game to be released to players in late June 2022.

What we do know is that the 2.6 Update of Genshin Impact went live on Wednesday March 30th 2022 and the 2.7 Update of the game is expected to start on Wednesday May 11th 2022. With these dates in mind, we believe that the 2.8 Update of the game will be going live around Wednesday 22nd June 2022.

We will update this page as and when miHoYo reveals the official release date of the 2.8 iteration of the game!

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Genshin Impact Talent Levelling


We will update this page as and when there are leaks for the 2.8 Update of the game released to the player base.

As noted, Accounts such as UBatcha, SaveYourPrimos and the r/Genshin_Impact_Leaks Subreddit will have a ton to unveil over the coming weeks in relation to the 2.8 Update of the game, and we’ll keep you updated!

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Kokomi Genshin Impact


We expect that the banners for the upcoming version of the game will be released to the player base by miHoYo in an official live stream ahead of the release.

We will update this section as and when the official banners are confirmed for the 2.8 Update of Genshin Impact!

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