Genshin Impact Version 1.1 To Feature Improved Graphics, New Characters And Quest

Genshin Impact latest version 1.1 first big update since its official launch back in September is gearing up to release plenty of new attractive features for the fans of the game. Developer miHoYo is keen on delivering on its promise of bringing more stuff, in addition, to an existing set of captivating gameplay elements that have already made the original version 1.0.0 a worldwide phenomenon.

Genshin Impact Chapter 2 comes to a conclusion with a new main story quest. Also added are four new characters; two of the new heroes will have 5-star and two are available with 4-stars.

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Genshin Impact v1.1 For PS5:

As for the PS5 console version, MiHoYo has announced that Genshin Impact on PlayStation 5 will be getting improved graphics with sharp visuals for a more immersive playing experience. Also added is the faster loading time which takes full advantage of PS5 SSD speed when playing Genshin Impact via backward compatibility on Sony’s new gaming console.

While we will have to wait a bit more to see the full scale of improvements in the graphics department until the new console becomes publically available for purchase in retail outlets around the globe.

Genshin Impact 1.1 Official Trailer:

Meanwhile, here is the official Genshin Impact 1.1 launch trailer:

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Genshin Impact Update 1.1 New Features:

Here’s what you can expect in the upcoming update of Genshin Impact on all compatible platforms:

The upcoming update brings a series of brand-new quests to the game, including the grand finale to the Liyue chapter of the main storyline. A total of four new playable characters will also be added to the game, including two 5-star characters, “Childe” and Zhongli. “Childe” is a Hydro archer with the ability to switch between melee and ranged combat modes, while Zhongli is a Geo polearm user who deals immense area of effect damage, possesses strong defensive abilities, and has the power to petrify his enemies. Two new 4-star characters, Xinyan and Diona, offer opportunities for players to further diversify their party of four for more effective elemental combos and combat strategies.

Meanwhile, Version 1.1 will also feature Genshin Impact’s first seasonal event, Unreconciled Stars, which calls on all players to fight back against a sudden and terrible catastrophe facing Teyvat. During the two-week event, players can accomplish a series of new quests, take part in a range of new co-op challenges, and earn rich rewards including the 4-star character Fischl.

A brand new per-city “Reputation” system will also be introduced in this version of Genshin Impact, allowing the Traveler to gradually build up their reputation as they delve into each region and unlock bountiful rewards and brand-new, region-exclusive items and customizations. New tools, such as a portable waypoint, portable stove, treasure compass, and oculus resonance stones, will be particularly useful for exploring, surviving, and battling across the vast lands of Teyvat.

Genshin Impact is available on mobile devices, PC, and PS4. A Nintendo Switch version is currently under development. Version 1.1 will be open to download starting from November 11, 2020.