Leakers lately discovered info that Genshin Impact’s Version 2.6 could also be prolonged because of the current rollout of a strict COVID-19 lockdown in Shanghai in response to an elevated variety of instances within the metropolis. HoYoverse’s headquarters are situated in Shanghai.
According to a leak posted by u/Ka_Minnn in r/Genshin_Impact_Leaks, the announcement for the upcoming Marvelous Merchandise occasion, which was alleged to arrive in Version 2.7, was tethered to Version 2.6 as an alternative. It’s scheduled to run from May 6 to May 13, precisely in the future after the Ley Line Overflow occasion (the final from Version 2.6’s preliminary roster) is scheduled to finish.
The delays might have additionally affected the event workforce’s capability, because the Spices from the West occasion, the place gamers might mix spices for Serenitea Pot Companions, was leaked to have been canceled.
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Additionally, one other leak posted by u/lemonmoon23 on the identical subreddit revealed that Version 2.7 shall be shortened to accommodate the present replace’s extension. Instead of the standard two-banner setup, it could be shortened to solely internet hosting the upcoming five-star Yelan’s banner. Meanwhile, a double banner that includes reruns for Arataki Itto and Xiao might come straight after Kamisato Ayaka—nonetheless beneath Version 2.6.
In the continued Version 2.7 beta check, the Battle Pass EXP requirement was diminished—probably to check the way it performs out within the shortened replace length. Genshin Impact has but to make any bulletins or affirm the validity of those items of data.
For extra information surrounding Genshin Impact delays, take a look at When will the Serenitea Pot Maintenance End in Genshin Impact?