Genshin Impact 4.4 Release Date, Character Banners, and More – Genshin Impact enthusiasts are buzzing with excitement as the highly anticipated 4.4 update approaches, bringing a wave of new characters and content to the virtual world of Teyvat. HoYoverse, the developer of Genshin Impact, has recently unveiled some tantalizing details about the upcoming banners and characters set to grace the game during the Lantern Rite festival.
Genshin Impact 4.4 Release Date, Character Banners, and More
Scheduled for release on January 31, 2024, the 4.4 update aligns with the grand festivities of the Lantern Rite, coinciding with the Lunar New Year. As players anticipate the abundance of rewards, including Primogems and free 4-star characters, the community is gearing up for a celebration like no other.
Genshin Impact 4.4 Character Banners
The banner schedule for version 4.4 promises an exciting lineup of characters for players to acquire through wishes. In the first phase starting on January 31, Xianyun, also known as Cloud Retainer, will take the spotlight alongside Nahida. Xianyun, revealed as a 5-star Anemo unit, is expected to bring a unique set of skills to the table, enhancing plunge attack damage and providing team-wide healing.
The second phase of banners, commencing on February 21, 2024, will feature the formidable Xiao and the highly anticipated Yae Miko. Xiao, a fan-favorite character, is set to make a return, stirring excitement among players eager to add him to their roster. Yae Miko, another highly anticipated character, is expected to make her debut during this phase.
Notably, the Lantern Rite update will also introduce the 4-star Pyro unit, Gamer, into the mix. The exact timing of Gamer’s banner appearance is yet to be confirmed, adding an element of surprise for players eager to discover the fiery prowess this new character brings to the game.
As the Genshin Impact community eagerly counts down to the release, the 4.4 update promises not only a festival of lights but also a captivating roster of characters that will undoubtedly redefine the gaming experience for players worldwide.