Game developers at Genshin Impact recently confirmed that the upcoming Genshin Impact 1.3 update will come out next month. Only a few weeks back, MiHoYo released the Genshin Impact 1.2 update. The update introduced Genshin fans to new content including a new Dragonspine location, and several environmental mechanics. The gaming studio presently started releasing details about the next Genshin Impact 1.3 update.

Genshin Impact 1.3 Release Date

MiHoYo stated that the new Genshin Impact 1.3 update named “All That Glitters” will be released on February 3, 2021. The news also included a new trailer for the new update which highlights the arrival of Xiao. Xiao is the new playable character of the game. While the trailer only showed Xiao character, rumours and speculations are doing the rounds that there will be many other new characters in the free-to-play game title. Though this isn’t confirmed yet.

Genshin Impact 1.3 Release

The update also showed that the Genshin Impact 1.3 game will bring in a new Lantern Rite event that will brighten up the streets of Liyue and has many other games and activities associated with the festival.

Genshin Impact Codes

The Genshin Impact game also released few Genshin Impact codes with the new trailer for players. Following are the Genshin Impact Primogem codes:

  • jsSK8n23jzR
  • dU2mhjQL1ZT
  • nBEm3myAL2b

Genshin usually gives away Genshin Impact codes that unlock free in-game rewards. The codes may give free Primogems, Mora, and many other rewards. Genshin Impact lovers should look out for new updates and releases to grab the codes.

Genshin Impact 1.3 Lantern Rite Event

The ‘Lantern Rite’ event coincides with the 2021 Lunar New Year and players will participate in the event. The event will include a Lantern Festival in Liyu. Beta testers already got the chance to participate in an earlier version of the game last year. The new update will see changes in the live version. The game will also see players completing requests from Liyue citizens to ‘raise the Festive Fever level’ and unlock gifts/rewards. They can also play a tower defense strategy game named the Theater Mechanicus, and earn Peace Talismans for successful redeems.

New Character Xiao

The bio of Xiao describes the character as the ‘Guardian yaksha’, who is a ‘young man’, and has legends portraying him in ancient books. Xiao carries a Polearm and utilises the Anemo element.

Character Keqing 

The second character is Kequing- the Yuheng of the Liyue Qixing. She is a sword-wielding Electro user, with her first Character Event Wish and the ‘Dance of Lanterns’.

Character Zhongli Update

Genshin Impact 1.3 will also have changes in the Geo character Zhongli. The new update will enhance the performance of Zhongli as a support character, and buff the Geo Resonance effects, and the compatibility with other non-Geo parties.

Genshin Impact 1.3 Patch Notes

Genshin Impact 1.3 patch will also enhance the overall Geo elemental mechanics. The current buffs that exist on the 1.3 beta server include:

  • Geo Resonance “Enduring Rock”: This boosts the shield strength by 15%. Also, the characters are protected by a robust shield and will have enhanced damage dealt capability, and their dealing damage to the enemies will drop down their Geo resistance by 20% for a period of 15 seconds.
  • Geo Shields: The Geo Shields will be adjusted from their “250% Geo damage absorption” to “150% physical damage and elemental damage absorption capabilities”.

In addition to the above, Mihoyo also announced improvements like a new inclusive material conversion function, and the ability to power down a button that will increase the amount of weapon materials consumed throughout the game. The battle pass of the Genshin Impact 1.3 will also be adjusted to have ‘Fragile Resin rewards’. Also, the forthcoming large-scale events will no more consume Original Resin.

How to get Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact game is presently available across many platforms like PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Android, and iOS. Windows PC users can install the game from the official website of Genshin Impact. The mobile users can download the Genshin Impact game from the respective stores of Apple App Store or Google Play.