The 2.1 version of Genshin Impact is available starting today, September 1, 2021, on all platforms on which the game is available, for smartphones, PS4, PS5, and PC. The update brings a mountain of new features, including characters, explorable areas, new story missions, weapons, domains, and much more, as well as two gifts for all players: 300 Primogems for free and 10 Interwined Fates (starting from September 28).
The new character banner introduces Baal (5 Star, Electro), the third god in control of Teyvat after Venti and Zhongli. The Raiden Shogun uses a spear and is available alongside his subordinate Kujou Sara (4 Star, Electro), the second character introduced with Update 2.1. The banner of Sucrose (4 Stars, Anemo) and Xiangling (4 Stars, Pyro) complete the banner along with the banner in question is also available the new banner of weapons, in which you can find the spear of Baal.
Version 2.1 of the game also introduces two new explorable islands, Watatsumi Island and Seirai Island, where the last act of Chapter 2 of the story takes place. The two islands include new enemies, bosses, domains and more, and are slightly larger than the previous ones.
Also, in the Inazuma archipelago, a new event has been introduced called “Hyakunin Ikki”, a pairs tournament in which players can participate to obtain resources and Primogems. Among other events, the fishing mechanic is available from today, accessible after completing the dedicated mission.
To conclude, we remind you that all PlayStation players will receive a legendary character, Aloy, in the mail, the result of the crossover with Horizon Forbidden West. Unlike the original characters, however, the heroine will not have a constellation available.