How to pre-install Genshin Impact 2.2 update

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The Genshin Impact 2.2 update is just around the corner and will be released on October 13 on PC, mobile, and PlayStation. According to the information revealed in the special program, the patch will include Thoma, Hu Tao, Tsurumi Island, Polar Star, Wavebreaker's Fin, Rockfond Rifthound, Rockfond Rifthound Whelp and more.

With the update being quite close, the pre-installation of Genshin Impact 2.2 will start soon, which means that players can install some of the patch files before its launch so that they can enjoy the new features as soon as they arrive without losing any time to download. all.

Steps to pre-install Genshin Impact 2.2

The pre-installation of Genshin Impact 2.2 will start from October 11 at 11:00 (UTC+8), and only PC and mobile players can pre-install it. On top of that, it's worth bearing in mind that you won't be able to play the game while downloading new files, so if you're between challenges or areas, it's recommended that you complete them first. On the other hand, PC gamers won't face any hurdles, so they can start downloading and continue playing with it. Here's how you can do it.

Travelers can pre-install Genshin Impact 2.2 from the Paimon menu. (Photo: miHoYo)

For iOS and Android

1 method

  1. Go to the Paimon Menu.
  2. Next, navigate to the Settings tab and tap on Other.

  3. In the "Others" tab, you will find the option "Pre-Install Resource Package".

  4. Press the "Pre-install Now" button to download the resource pack.

2 method

  1. On the Genshin Impact login screen, you will find the “Pre-Install Resource Package” icon at the bottom left of the screen once the pre-install feature is available.

  2. Tap the icon and the resource pack will start downloading.

Once the update arrives, players should go to their respective App Stores to download the final update files.

  • Read more: Genshin Impact 2.2 – All new characters, weapons, enemies, events and more

For pc

PC players can pre-install Genshin Impact 2.2 from the launcher. (Photo: miHoYo)
  1. You will need to update the 'Genshin Impact Launcher' first.

  2. After updating the launcher, you will be able to spot the “Pre-Install Game” option on the left side of the “Launch” button.

  3. Click on "Pre-install game" and the download of resource packs will begin.

In the meantime, don't forget to join our community of travelers on our Compte Twitter Genshin Impact, where you'll find tips, tricks, guides and more.

Image courtesy of miHoYo.

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