How to download Genshin Impact 2.6 update before release?

The pre-installation function of Genshin Impact 2.6 update is now available. Players can follow this article in order to download the resources beforehand.

How to download Genshin Impact 2.6 update before release?
Genshin Impact 2.6 update pre-installation

The pre-installation function for the Genshin Impact 2.6 update named Zephyr of the Violet Garden has been released by the developers and players who wished to download the content beforehand should get started with downloading the resources in order to enjoy the update on earliest.

Genshin Impact 2.6 update promises to be huge since it will be adding an area named The Chasm which will feature the dark underground mines with new artifacts as well as new enemies. Apart from that, the character banners of Ayato, Venti and Ayaka is also anticipated by the players.

How to download Genshin Impact 2.6 update before release?
Genshin Impact 2.6 update

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Genshin Impact 2.6 update pre-installation guide

MiHoYo had revealed that the Genshin Impact 2.5 update pre-installation function will be available from February 28 March 11:00 (UTC+8) which comes two days before the official release. The pre-installation function allows players to download most of the resources beforehand, therefore, players should definitely check the pre-installation guide.

Android/iOS

METHOD 1

How to download Genshin Impact 2.6 update before release?
Android/iOS
  • Open Genshin Impact on your device and head over to Paimon’s Menu.
  • At the different options of Paimon’s Menu, Click on Settings> Other > Pre-Install Resource Package.
  • Tap on Pre-Install section to download the resources. Players should make it certain that they have enough space as well as a stable Wi-Fi connection on their device to download the resources.

METHOD 2

As an alternate method, players just need to open the game and click on the cloud icon present at the left side of the screen while they enter the game in order to pre-install Genshin Impact 2.6 update dubbed as the Zehpyr of the Violet Garden.

PC

How to download Genshin Impact 2.6 update before release?
Pre-install on PC

For pre-installing Genshin Impact 2.5 update on their personal computers (PC), players need to update the Game launcher and click on the game pre-installation feature that will be present in the screen as a yellow cloud icon. This function will help the players to download the content beforehand.


It is however, important to note that pre-installing the Genshin Impact 2.6 update does not mean that players can have access to the new update today as the update will be rolled out on March 30. Pre-installing implies that only some resources could be downloaded prior to the release of the update.

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