Genshin Impact 1.6 Introduces A New Character, Region, And More! Here Are Details

miHoYo Limited finally confirms details about all the new features of the upcoming Genshin Impact 1.6 to arrive in the first week of June. This Genshin Impact update constitutes the first major development since the version 1.5 release back in April. The early teaser of Genshin Impact version 1.6 midsummer adventure hints at two key additions: the highly anticipated new region of Inazuma and another character.

Developer miHoYo is leaving no stone unturned in their attempt to constantly improve the gameplay experience for cohorts of loyal fans with refreshing content. In the June 2021 update, the new Midsummer Island adventure brings The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker into the Genshin Impact universe. As part of the summer extravaganza, gamers will jump in a boat to participate in sea combat on the picturesque sunny island.

Moreover, version 1.6 of the Genshin Impact game also adds a new character Kazuha. The Inazuma native possesses all the skills and powers needed to succeed in the new region. For more, check the preview trailer for Genshin Impact 1.6, below.

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Here is a brief overview of the new update to learn what you can expect going forward…

[Update 1.6] will introduce Genshin Impact players to the brand new Midsummer Island adventure to join Klee and other characters to sail away to a remote island with series of cool and fun events. Alternate character costumes will also come available, and the very first character from Inazuma – Kazuha, to showcase his debut in Teyvat with his Anemo elemental power and unique combat style.

Apart from the information pertaining to the next version, miHoYo also shares a bundle of teaser art capturing different locations of the beautiful new city and region named Inazuma. As you can see in the images below, aesthetically the layout tilts heavily toward fantasy themes, unlike anything we have seen in the game before. Unfortunately, Inazuma won’t make it into the next update, but its imminent incorporation is only a matter of time. For now, check the Inazuma art gallery for your viewing pleasure, below.

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The previous version 1.5 of Genshin Impact introduced several major upgrades to the engine along with two new characters (Eula and Yanfei) besides other additions such as Full Native 4K support on PS5. To know more, you can find full info about the update here.

Genshin Impact updates 1.6 is scheduled for June 6 on PC, PS4, PS5, Android, and iOS platforms.