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Genshin Impact Version 2.7 details: Release date, livestream, more

Genshin Impact Version 2.7 details: Release date, livestream, more

New information about Genshin Impact version 2.7. Details about the release date of the update, the developers’ livestream and new characters. Here’s all you need to know.

Genshin Impact Version 2.7 will introduce two new characters and plenty of content for Travelers to delve into. While the 2.6 update saw the release of Ayato and the long-awaited reveal of The Chasm, HoYoverse still has a lot of secrets up its sleeves. 

However, a number of 2.7 leaks have given Genshin Impact players an early look at what could be coming in the game’s future. It’s still early days, but we’ve compiled all the Genshin Impact Version 2.7 details in one place for you here, so you can start getting ready for the update now.

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Genshin Impact Version 2.7 release date

HoYoverse has officially revealed the Genshin Impact 2.7 release date, which will go live on May 31st, 2022. The developers also announced that 2.7 is expected to be run for six weeks, while 2.8 is expected to release on July 13th, 2022.

This means Travelers won’t have to wait too much longer to take part in all the upcoming content and banner releases.

Genshin Impact 2.7 livestream

The Genshin Impact 2.7 livestream will reveal lots of new details.
HoYoverse

The Genshin Impact livestream will be broadcast via the official Twitch channel on May 20th, 2022. As with previous reveals, the special program will feature details about new game content and developments.

If that wasn’t exciting enough, HoYoverse will also be giving out more Genshin Impact promo codes that reward Travelers with free Primogems and other in-game goodies. Make sure you check out the Genshin Impact 2.7 livestream times below:

  • 5 AM PST
  • 8 AM EST
  • 1 PM BST
  • 2 PM CET

Yelan banner in Genshin Impact 2.7

According to renowned Genshin Impact leaker, Lumie, Yelan will release in the first half of the 2.7 update. This likely means Travelers will be able to spend their Primogems on her banner when the 2.7 update goes live.

HoYoverse recently confirmed that Yelan has a Hydro vision, which she uses to obliterate her enemies. Early gameplay has revealed that Yelan will wield a Bow, while leaked renders of Yelan also confirm this. 

Yelan is said to be a “mysterious person who claims to work for the Ministry of Civil Affairs,” while she often appears in various guises. Quite how she will use her Hydro abilities remains to be seen, but for now, that’s all the information we have on the Valley Orchid.

Xiao banner rerun in Genshin Impact 2.7

Xiao will be making a return in Genshin Impact 2.7 with Yelan.
HoYoverse

According to notable Genshin Impact data miner Ubatcha, Yelan’s banner in update 2.7 will be accompanied by Xiao. Although this remains a mere leak as of now, the possibility of the fan-favorite character making a return has gotten the community excited.

The five-star rated Anemo-elemental character was last available in January 2022, and if Xiao does get a banner rerun, it’ll be the character’s third including the release banner of the polearm-wielding Adeptus.

Kuki Shinobu banner in Genshin Impact 2.7

Kuki Shinobu is rumored to release in the second half of the 2.7 release, which will likely be revealed three weeks into the update, on June 21, 2022. Unlike Yelan, the current Genshin Impact leaks have discovered that she is a 4-star character. 

HoYoverse revealed that Kuki Shinobu is the Deputy Leader of the Arataki Gang. This Electro Sword user is often responsible for keeping Itto’s antics in check. While no Kuki Shinobu gameplay has been revealed, Sayu notes that the Mender of Tribulations is Itto’s “little sidekick”, stating that “birds of a feather flock together”.

It’s uncertain whether Shinobu will have unique interactions with Itto or if her abilities will synergize with the 5-star Geo Oni. We’ll likely hear more details on the character’s abilities in the weeks and months to come. 

Genshin Impact 2.7 trailer leak

Despite the update being delayed, a video of the 2.7 trailer has been leaked ahead of its official reveal. In the video, Travelers get a glimpse of Yelan and Kuki Shinobu — with both characters showcasing their Elemental Skills and Bursts.

So, there you have it, everything we know about Genshin Impact 2.7. We’ll be updating this piece constantly, so be sure to bookmark this page. In the meantime, check out our Genshin Impact page.

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