miHoYo have announced that the highly anticipated Genshin Impact 1.6 Update will go live on June 9 for the PS4, PS5, PC, and mobile devices. Dubbed as the “Midsummer Island Adventure”, the game will finally introduce alternate character outfits and a new playable character from Inazuma.
Here’s a trailer for the 1.6 update.
In the Genshin Impact 1.6 Update, the story begins when Klee receives a mysterious letter from a “Dodo-King” threatening to take Dodoco away from her. To help Klee and Dodoco, the Traveler will sail on a boat called a “Waverider” and explore a secluded archipelago scattered over a remote sea area in search of the mysterious “Dodoland.”
Players will be able to dress up Jean and Barbara in two new refreshing summer-themed outfits. Jean will take on the “Sea Breeze Dandelion” outfit and will be available for purchase in the in-game Shop at a limited-time discount, while Barbara’s “Summertime Sparkle” outfit will be free to claim by completing certain requirements in the Echoing Tales event.
In addition, Kaedehara Kazuha, the first playable character from Inazuma, will also make his debut in Version 1.6. Kazuha is a powerful five-star character who can provide strong control and additional buffs to the team. He will also be featured in the new Archon Quest. where he provides clues about the way to the closed-off Inazuma.
Genshin Impact is now available and can be downloaded for the PS4, PS5, PC, and mobile devices as a free-to-play game.