Genshin Impact Version 2.1 Update Celebrates 1st Anniversary and Moonchase Festival; Here’s Everything You Need to Know

It is time for another Version Update for Genshin Impact. Version 2.1’s update, titled “Floating World Under the Moonlight,” will be arriving on September 1, 2021.

Following the massive expansion of Inazuma back in Version 2.0, the next Version Update will bring a new Archon Quest that will conclude the Inazuma arc of the story. Two new areas will be added, with the first being Watatsumi Island, home to the resistance forces, and an island with beautiful dreamlike scenery. And next, we have Seirai Island, a place of desolation shrouded in perpetual storms.

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Three new characters will be available for players to Wish during the Version 2.1 update: Kujou Sara (Electro Bow, 4-star), Sangonomiya Kokomi (Hydro Catalyst, 5-star), and finally, the Electro Archon herself, Raiden Shogun (Electro Polearm, 5-star). Each character has its own unique quirks, from dealing massive damage to providing support, resulting in some interesting team additions and combinations.

New bosses will also be added: The Oceanid will gain a new companion, the Thunder Manifestation, the family of Hypostasis will see the addition of the Hydro Hypostasis, and players will also be able to fight Signora, one of the Fatui Harbingers, in a weekly Trounce Domain.

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But aside from Inazuma, a new festival will be happening in the nation of Liyue, titled the Moonchase Festival. Like the Lantern Rite back in Version 1.4, players can expect a plethora of events, login bonuses, and many rewards. As Genshin Impact also nears its 1st Anniversary celebration. As part of it, it will be possible to earn up to 10 Intertwined Fates in a login bonus.

A new fishing system will also be introduced. Players can fish in various places throughout Teyvat, and Fish can be used to produce fish meat or exchanged for rewards and new fishing rods from the Fishing Association. Furthermore, with the Pool of Sapphire Grace, a new furnishing added to the Serenitea Pot system, players can also raise Ornamental Fish in their personal realm.

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We hope to keep you updated on everything the Version Update offers when it is available for download on PS4 and PS5 from the PlayStation Store, Android from Google Play, iOS from the App Store, and PC from Epic Games Store or the Genshin Impact website.


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