Genshin Impact 4.2 is almost on us and there’s a lot to be excited about in this version. In addition to the first run of the Hydro Archon Furina and the iteration of Baizhu in the first half, Genshin Impact 4.2 will also include new weapons, story missions, a new Archon mission, and of course, plenty of Primogems. There are also a few new regions coming as part of Fontaine’s expansion, which will pave the way for future region releases, such as the upcoming Chenyu Vale region which is rumored to be coming in 2018. Genshin Impact 4.4. However, let’s put everything aside and in this article look at the Genshin Impact 4.2 release date and time with a countdown timer.
Genshin Impact 4.2 Release Date and Time
The Genshin Impact 4.2 is ready to be released November 8 bee 11:00 am (UTC-4). This follows server maintenance that starts five hours earlier at 12:00 AM 06:00 (UTC-4). This is when it will be released in all popular regions.
|Region||Date of publication||Expected release time|
|West Coast USA||November 7, 2023||8:00 PM PST|
|Central USA||November 7, 2023||10:00 PM CST|
|East Coast USA||November 7, 2023||11:00 PM EST|
|Britain||November 8, 2023||04:00 BST|
|Europe||November 8, 2023||05:00 CEST|
|Japan||November 8, 2023||12:00 JST|
|India||November 8, 2023||08:30 IST|
|China||November 8, 2023||11:00 AM CST|
|Australia||November 8, 2023||1:00 PM AEST|
For example, if you live in India and are playing on the European server for whatever reason, all you need to do is convert the release date and time to IST, which in this case is 8:30 AM in India.
Remark: Please note that server maintenance begins five hours before the designated update time. That means the game will become unplayable for all regions at 6:00 UTC-4.
Since everything is going according to HoYoverse’s plan, you can play as soon as the maintenance ends and claim 600 Primogems by mail. However, if version maintenance is delayed, HoYoverse will compensate you with 60 Primogems for every hour the game is under maintenance. If you’re wondering how many Primogems you can claim as of version 4.2, we’ve created a dedicated article about Genshin Impact 4.2 Primogem Count.
Genshin Impact 4.2 Countdown Timer
Genshin Impact 4.2 Update Size
Pre-installation feature is now available for Genshin Impact 4.2. The upcoming 4.2 update will be 13 GB in size and take up 27 GB of disk space. To check the update size of Genshin Impact 4.2, all you need to do is launch the game and click pre-install in the game launcher.
Genshin Impact 4.2: What’s New?
We have covered everything related to Genshin Impact 4.2 in detail in our master Genshin Impact 4.2 article, so make sure you check that out. TL;DR, here’s everything coming in 4.2.
- Four character banners with a new Fontaine character Furina(Baizhu, Ayato, Cyno)
- New weapons: Splendor of Quiet Waters, Jadefall’s Splendor, Staff of Scarlet Sands and Haran Gepaku Futsu
- New Fontaine region
- New Archon Missions
- New world missions
- New Bosses (World + Trounce)
- New events