Genshin Impact’s 3.1 Update Adds Desert Area, Four New Events
The 3.1 update to MiHoYo’s hit action-RPG Genshin Impact dropped on the evening of Sept. 28, bringing with it new characters, new bosses, new story quests, and the sport’s first-ever desert space (amongst two different new ones). Entitled King Deshret and the Three Magi, the replace builds upon its predecessor, The Morn a Thousand Roses Brings, a serious replace that launched the brand new Dendro aspect and Sumeru area to the sport.
The replace’s Archon quests proceed the story of the Sumeru area, which leads the player-character out from the plush forests of the area’s capital metropolis and into the barren sands of the Hypostyle Desert as a way to discover a treatment for Elezar, a mysterious illness that impacts sure people residing in Sumeru. Along the way in which, the Traveler meets among the new playable characters launched in V3.1, similar to Cyno, Nilou, and Candice, all of whom can solely be obtained through gacha rolls within the sport’s Wish system. For these not eager on grinding for primogems or spending actual cash for brand spanking new characters, one of many new playable characters from the three.0 replace, Collei, is now obtainable at no cost upon completion of Floor 4, Chamber 3 of the Spiral Abyss.
The 3.1 replace additionally brings with it 4 new particular occasions for gamers to participate in. The at first is Of Ballads and Brews, which brings the Traveler again to town of Mondstat to participate in its harvest season celebration. The four-part occasion duties the participant with finishing looking, fight, fundraising, and scavenger-hunt challenges to earn varied rewards, similar to primogems, a four-star weapon referred to as the Missive Windspear, and the supplies essential to improve the aforementioned spear. Players can have till Oct. 17 to reap all the attainable rewards from Of Ballads and Brews.
The different three occasions, Hyakunin Ikki (a returning fight occasion), Star-Seeker’s Soujourn (a brand new exploration occasion), and Wind-Chaser (a puzzle-solving occasion) are as of but unavailable. The Hyakunin Ikki occasion will open on Oct. 10 and run by means of Oct. 24, whereas remaining two occasions will start at later, undisclosed dates.