A miHoYo revealed the first new features of Genshin Impact Version 2.2, the next update that will be available to players on October 13th, titled Into the Perilous Labyrinth of Fog, which will add the last of Inazuma’s six main islands, a new playable character, Thomas, and a slew of new challenges and mini-games packed with fun and rewards. Meanwhile, gamers who have yet to receive Aloy, a “savior from another realm,” will be able to obtain this new five-star crossover character for free.
With version 2.2, the island of Tsurumi, Inazuma’s last major island, is finally open to visitors. The island is enveloped in intense fog, and players can easily become disoriented and face incredible hardships when exploring there. You Rifthounds and Whelps Rifthound are terrifying stealth animals that lurk in the mist, ready to strike.When a character is damaged by an attack, all party members are afflicted by the “Corrosion” status and continue to lose HP, regardless of whether they are shielded or not. Furthermore, the Island of Tsurumi appears to be the center of modern Sumeru studies. No “Shadow of the Ancients” event, players must comply with investigative commissions in Mondstadt, Liyue, and other cities.
Thom, who first appeared in the plot of Inazuma, will be added as a new four-star playable character. Thom has a vision of Pyro and is armed with a spear. In combat, he is also a dependable comrade, providing excellent defense and boosting. After Childe’s reappearance on the first banner, players can recruit you on the second banner, which will include Tom e Hu Tao. Version 2.2 will also provide Hangout events for Thom e Sayu.
Along with the new upgrade, there will be a new series of seasonal events. In the event “Labyrinth Warriors,” players can enter a mysterious realm in Inazuma with “Childe” Tartaglia, the twelfth of the Fools Harbingers, and Xinyan, Liyue’s rock ‘n’ roll guitarist. You’ll also be joined by a peculiar paper figure known as “Shiki Taishou,” who can provide extraordinary assistance and boosts. Difficult combat and significant rewards await courageous warriors in the event shop. Another seasonal event, “Tuned to the World Sounds,” allows players to enjoy the rhythm game and play various types of music alongside Ningguang, Zhongli, Keqing, Xiao, Sangonomiya Kokomi, and Kamisato Ayaka. It’s located at Raiden Shogun.
Genshin Impact is available for free download on Android via Google Play, iOS via the Apple Store, PlayStation 4 via the PSN store, PlayStation 5, and PC from the official website. Genshin Impact (https://genshin.mihoyo.com) is now available on the Epic Games Store.