Genshin Impact 4.2 Update Release Date, Maintenance schedule, and more – Genshin Impact fans are gearing up for the highly anticipated release of the 4.2 update, and with it comes a wealth of exciting content and features. As the second half of version 4.1 is set to go live on October 17, players are already immersed in the ongoing adventures of Teyvat. The countdown to version 4.2 has begun, promising new characters, locations, and a slew of engaging events and reruns.
“Stellar Reunion” Maintenance Details
The “Stellar Reunion” system will be updated in Version 4.2. Before the update takes place, maintenance will temporarily make “Stellar Reunion” unavailable.
— Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact) October 16, 2023
Genshin Impact 4.2 Update Release Date, Maintenance schedule, and more
Based on the established pattern, it’s safe to assume that the upcoming update will follow the typical 21-day runtime for each half of a version. Therefore, Genshin Impact enthusiasts can eagerly expect version 4.2 to launch on November 8, following a scheduled maintenance period.
For players around the world, the release times vary, and they can mark their calendars accordingly. Notable release times for major countries are as follows:
- India: 8:30 am (November 8)
- Philippines: 11:00 am (November 8)
- China: 11:00 am (November 8)
- UK: 4:00 am (November 8)
- Japan: 12:00 pm (November 8)
- Korea: 12:00 pm (November 8)
The version 4.2 update is divided into two phases, each offering an exciting roster of characters and content. In the first phase, which runs from November 8 to 29, players can look forward to welcoming Furina and Charlotte, both new characters, alongside the rerun of Baizhu and the familiar faces of Beidou and Collei. The second phase, from November 29 to December 20, brings Ayato, Cyno, Xiangling, Kuki Shinobu, and Kirara into the spotlight. Players are particularly excited about the opportunity to play as the Hydro Archon and Charlotte, a 4-star Cryo healer.
In addition to the exciting character additions and new content, HoYoverse has announced a minor change to the “Stellar Reunion” event for returning players. Starting from October 23 until the release of Genshin Impact 4.2 on November 8, players eligible for the returnee event won’t be able to activate it. However, once version 4.2 is live, they can seamlessly engage with the event without any interruptions. Similarly, players who have already activated “Stellar Reunion” will encounter no difficulties in accessing the event during the maintenance period.
As the release date for Genshin Impact 4.2 draws near, fans are eagerly counting down the days to embark on fresh adventures and uncover the mysteries of this captivating virtual world. With exciting new characters and features on the horizon, it’s a thrilling time to be a part of the Genshin Impact community.