What is Genshin Impact 1.5 Release Date? New Features Overview

Genshin Impact 1.5 is about to be released on all supported platforms. Like any other previous major update, we can expect new characters, challenges, and other gameplay features that will be available once the patch officially comes out. We’re going to be talking about the Release Date of Genshin Impact Update 1.5 alongside new notable features and characters in the new patch.

miHoYo’s Genshin Impact is known for its breath-taking visuals, gacha progression system, and amazing cross-platform support. The game is available on PC, both the PlayStation and Xbox, alongside Google Stadia, the Switch and even iOS and Android. Its multi-platform support is one of the primary reasons why the game has soared in popularity in a few months of its release.

Genshin Impact 1.5 Release Date

According to the developers, Genshin Impact Update 1.5 will be releasing on April 28, 2021. The biggest feature added to the update is the new Housing system which lets players build new houses and decorate them with various items. To make a house, you’ll need a new gadget called the Serenitea Pot.

The update will also be adding a new five-star character, the Spindrift Knight. Alongside this, two new sets of Artifacts will also be released with three new bosses, Azdaha, Cryo Hypostasis and Abyss Lector, also being added to the game.

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Lastly, players will also be able to get a previously paid character for free in Genshin Impact Update 1.5. Now, you will be able to unlock Act 1’s Dionna, a four-star character, at no additional cost. Moreover, you can also expect more storylines to be added in the new Hangout Events section, which is mainly meant for Co-Op players.

The most important highlight of this upcoming major update is the next-gen consoles support for the PlayStation 5 for Genshin Impact. The game is finally coming to the PS5 officially with better support for the new console’s graphics engine.

If you want to know all the details about every feature added in the new update, you can take a look at the official update video down below:


This concludes everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Update 1.5 including its release date. We’ll definitely be covering the update in detail once it comes out. So, stay tuned!

Source: miHoYo

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