Genshin Impact players eagerly await the highly anticipated 4.0 update, which will introduce the long-awaited land of justice, Fontaine. While HoYoverse has yet to announce the official release date for the Fontaine patch, fans can anticipate its launch on August 16, 2023.
But before that, there’s an exciting event in store for the players – the Genshin Impact 4.0 Special Program Livestream.
Genshin Impact 4.0 Special Program Livestream Date
HoYoverse will be hosting a Special Program Livestream on their official social media platforms to tease the upcoming release of Fontaine. Based on past patterns, the Special Programs usually take place 10 to 12 days before a patch release.
Therefore, fans can mark their calendars for around 8 am (UTC-4) on August 4, 2023, as the expected date for the 4.0 Special Program Livestream.
What to Expect from the Livestream?
During the Livestream, fans expect HoYoverse to unveil a plethora of exciting details about the 4.0 update. Players can look forward to announcements regarding new characters, weapons, events, and other significant news related to version 4.0 of Genshin Impact.
Additionally, the Livestream will feature the release of three unique codes that players can redeem for rewards, including Primogems, Mystic Enhancement Ores, Mora, and Hero’s Wit.
The Fontaine Update: What’s in Store?
The highly anticipated 4.0 update of Genshin Impact will introduce the expansive Fontaine map, allowing players to embark on thrilling adventures in this long-awaited land of justice. Fontaine will also bring the diving mechanic, enabling players to explore submerged areas and uncover hidden secrets.
With the release of Fontaine, a new chapter of Archon Quests, titled “Masquerade of the Guilty,” will commence.
Alongside the 4.0 update, HoYoverse will release the first act of this thrilling quest chain, delighting fans and adding depth to the game’s lore and storyline.
HoYoverse has also been teasing the arrival of three new Fontaine characters. The drip marketing campaign has revealed Lyney (a Pyro 5* Bow character) and Lynette (an Anemo 4* Sword character), both of whom were featured in the Teyvat Chapter Storyline Preview.
Additionally, a brand new 4-star character named Freminet (a Cryo 4* Claymore character) will also be introduced in the update.
As players explore the Fontaine region and its unique challenges, they can also look forward to the release of two new artifact sets – Golden Troup and Marechaussee Hunter. HoYoverse has designed these sets to complement the playstyles of the upcoming characters and enhance gameplay strategies.
Leaks suggest that the 4.0 update may include new cards for the Genius Invokation TCG, providing even more excitement for fans of the game.
Exciting Times Ahead in Genshin Impact 4.0
The upcoming 4.0 Fontaine update of Genshin Impact promises a wealth of new content, quality-of-life improvements, and thrilling adventures. With the Livestream just around the corner, players can keep their expectations high as they eagerly await the release of Fontaine and all the wonders it will bring to the world of Genshin Impact.