With the special program being aired for the upcoming update of the game, players can rejoice as only a countable number of days are left for Genshin Impact 2.6 update. Several prominent streamers have even revealed that the next update is probably going to add a massive content for the players.
With the core attraction of the update being Kamisato Ayato, players can also look forward to the festival of Inazuman region which will bring most of the characters from that region together in a cutscene. As Lantern Rite 2022 was a huge hit, players are looking forward to the Genshin Impact 2.6 update release date.
Genshin Impact 2.6 release date and maintenance time
The special program of the next update called “Zephyr of the Violet Garden” brought details on the rerun banners as well as unveiled the abilities of Kamisato Ayato. Players have been ardently waiting for Genshin Impact 2.6 release date which is scheduled at March 30th,2022 if we consider the concluding dates of current Genshin Impact banners.
However, as usual the game will go under maintenance for which players will be provided with a compensation of 300 primogems. Here are the maintenance time of Genshin Impact 2.6 update for different regions:
- 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
- 2:00 pm Pacific Standard Time
- 5:00 am Chinese Standard Time
- 2:30 am Indian Standard Time
- 10:00 pm British Summer Time
The maintenance time usually last for 4-5 hours. Players should be able to download the update and enjoy the new content within the given schedule. The maintenance schedule will be announced by the developers, therefore, players should wait for official announcements.
Top 3 features
Kamisato Ayato is the new Hydro character with a 5-star rarity that is going to become playable when the Genshin Impact 2.6 update is rolled out for the players. He is the elder brother of Kamisato Ayaka as well as the head of the Kamisato Clan. As showcased in the livestream, Ayato’s main potential lies on his Normal Attacks which might make him a DPS character.
The Chasm is a new area that will be added to Liyue. Players are unable to keep calm as this region will feature the underground mines with some unique mechanics. Players will also be able to farm for two new artifacts which have been tailor made for Xiao (Vermilion Hereafter) and Ayato (Echoes of an Offering).
Genshin Impact 2.6 update is also going to bring the Irodori festival which is also known as the Inazuma festival. Players will be able to take part in an event where Xingqui will be provided for free. Apart from this, Irodori festival will also bring the Inazuman characters together in the cutscene.