Genshin Impact 2.4 Update: All New Characters, Weapons, Quests and More

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The Genshin Impact 2.4 special program livestream has revealed all the information about the game's upcoming content. Patch 2.4 will be available for download on January 5, 2022; however, you will be able to pre-install it a few days before its actual launch.

Genshin Impact 2.4 will bring new characters, areas, events and much more. If you missed the livestream, you can get a detailed look at all the content coming with the next update below.

Genshin Impact 2.4 Update Details

Five characters will be available to players in the Genshin Impact 2.4 update. (Photo: miHoYo)

The update will introduce two new characters, including five-star character Shenhe and four-star character Yun Jin. Along with this, Zhongli, Xiao, and Ganyu will have their replays.

Zhongli, Xiao, and Ganyu will have a banner replay. (Photo: miHoYo)

Besides that, there will be a new weapon in Genshin Impact 2.4 update, Calamity Queller, a five-star polearm. It will have an improved "Epitome Summoning" event wish drop.

Calamity Queller is a polearm and will be available in Genshin Impact 2.4 update. (Photo: miHoYo)

Apart from that, Ningguang and Yun Jin Hangout events will also be available with the release of Patch 2.4. Travelers will continue their in-game journey with the new Archon quest which will see the return of the Chamber of Jade.

Get to know Ningguang and Yun Jin up close via their Hangout events. (Photo: miHoYo)

On top of that, Lantern Rite will return in the next update with the first event, Flameplume Starflowers, followed by Wondrous Shadows. The third event in the Genshin Impact 2.4 update will be The Great Gathering, and with that, you can invite a 4-star character of your choice into the Prosperous Partnerships event.

Ningguang's outfit will be available for free. (Photo: miHoYo)

Enkanomiya is the new area introduced in Genshin Impact and is located in the abyss below Watatsumi. Finally, miHoYo added various quality of life features to Spiral Abyss, as well as Ningguang and Keqing outfits.

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Image courtesy of miHoYo.

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