Genshin Impact 4.3: A Glimpse into the New Era
Genshin Impact players are eagerly anticipating the release of Version 4.3, the next chapter in the game’s epic storyline. With the release date set for December 20, 2023, excitement is mounting as leaks and rumours paint a picture of what’s to come. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the latest revelations and explore what awaits players in this exciting update.
Livestream Date and Time
Mark your calendars, Genshin Impact enthusiasts! The official live stream for Version 4.3 is scheduled to take place on December 8, 2023. This is where HoYoverse will unveil the full scope of the update, including new characters, events, and gameplay mechanics.
While not officially confirmed, credible leaks have provided a detailed overview of what players can expect in Version 4.3. The live stream is expected to showcase:
- The introduction of two new playable characters: Navia, a 5-star Geo Catalyst user, and Ayaka, a 5-star Cryo Sword wielder.
- The rerun of two fan-favourite characters: Raiden Shogun, a 5-star Electro Polearm user, and Yoimiya, a 5-star Pyro Archer.
- The debut of two new artifact sets: Night-time Whispers in the Echoing Woods and Song of Days Past.
- The continuation of the main event of the Film Festival, featuring in-game characters.
- The return of the fan-favourite character Liben, along with a series of events, including Beetle Battle and Lost Riches.
- Improvements to artifact load-out and levelling quality of life.
- A glimpse into the Fontaine teapot design.
- The introduction of Chiori, a new non-playable character (NPC).
Banners and Release Date
Version 4.3 is scheduled to be released on December 20, 2023. Character banners will feature Navia and Ayaka in the first half, followed by Raiden Shogun and Yoimiya in the second half.
Weapon Banners & Artifact Sets
The weapon banners for Version 4.3 will feature the signature weapons Mistsplitter Reforged from Ayaka and Considered Judgement from Navia in the first phase. Thundering Pulse and Engulfing Lightning are anticipated to be part of the second phase alongside the reruns of Raiden Shogun and Yoimiya.
Quality of Life Updates
Version 4.3 is set to introduce several quality-of-life improvements, including:
- Removal of pop-up windows from enhancements, including character, weapon, and artifact levelling.
- Addition of a quick select option for the number of Experience books used when levelling up characters.
- Increase in the number of slots for artifacts when levelling up Artifacts.
- Addition of a new incremental artifact upgrade function.
- Enhanced Domain Runs: Characters will appear at the key position rather than at the start of the domain, eliminating the need to run to the key from the starting platform.
- Automatic artifact locking. Players can specify which artifacts to lock, and the game will do it automatically.
With these exciting additions and refinements, Version 4.3 promises to be an engaging and rewarding experience for Genshin Impact players worldwide. Stay tuned for more updates as the release date approaches!