Earlier this month, miHoYo showcased Genshin Impact (Free) version 2.5 – When the Sakura Bloom during a livestream. This major update was confirmed to release on February 16th worldwide for iOS, PS5, PS4, Android, and PC platforms. Genshin Impact 2.5 follows the recent version 2.4 update that that brought in the new map Enkanomiya, Shenhe and Yunjin as new characters, and much more. Genshin Impact 2.5 adds five star Yae Miko (one of the game’s best designs yet), story quests for Raiden Shogun and Yae Miko, reruns for Raiden Shogun and Kokomi, the ability to create and share your own domains, and a lot more. Pre-installation for the update has just gone live on iOS, Android, and PC. As with prior updates, there is no pre-installation on PlayStation platforms. Ahead of the full release this week, check out the version 2.5 patch notes here. Watch the trailer for the update below:
If you want to know how to to pre-install Genshin Impact 2.5 on iOS, launch the game and wait for it to load in the resources and download the usual small in-game updates. Once that is down, you will see the pre-install resource package icon on the bottom left of the screen. The Genshin Impact 2.5 download size is 2.86GB on iPad. If you haven’t checked out Genshin Impact yet, you can download it for free on the App Store for iOS here and on Google Play for Android here. The PC version is available on the official website here and the Epic Games Store. If you play on iOS, with iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5, you can now use PS5 and Xbox Series X|S controllers to play Genshin Impact. We featured Genshin Impact as our Game of the Week when it released and awarded it our 2020 Game of the Year. Have you been playing Genshin Impact recently and are you hoping to get any of the rerun characters with Genshin Impact 2.5 like Kokomi?