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Genshin Impact 1.4 Livestream - Release Date Trailer, Rosaria Intro, Venti And Tartaglia Rerun, Invitation of Windblume Events And More Revealed

Release date and new details for Genshin Impact 1.4 Invitation of Windblume.

miHoYo held on March 6 the Sneak Peek livestream for Invitation of Windblume,  ver 1.4 of Genshin Impact. The stream most notably revealed Invitation of Windblume has a March 17 release date, will include a rerun of the Venti banner, the Tartaglia banner, and add Rosaria.

Update: The Chinese stream on Bilibili has just ended. I translated everything below through the Japanese official Twitter all the details for Genshin Impact 1.4 Invitation of Windblume, including new gameplay footage. We also have additional details revealed through the English stream.

Voice actors for the travelers, Venti and Jean (her voice actress is also the voice director of the Chinese dub) on stream.

Genshin Impact Ver 1.4 Invitation of Windblume Release Date Trailer (Japanese, English)

The trailer reveals the new events coming with version 1.4, including the addition of Rosaria and new quests for four star characters, new enemies, and a new Archon Quest featuring Dainsleif and the other traveler.

Rosaria Reveal Trailer

Rosaria is a Four Star Character, a Cryo Vision user and a Polearm user.

Rosaria most notably has a talent that speeds up your movement between 6 PM and 6 AM. Another talent, Shadow Samaritan, has Rosaria increasing nearby party members’ CRIT Rate after she triggers her Elemental Burst. Rosaria can be both DPS and Support.

Venti, and Childe aka Tartaglia will each get a banner rerun in Genshin Impact 1.4.

Venti and Childe won’t be in the same Event Wish, they’ll each get their own separate gacha banners.

A new five star Bow and three new four star weapons will be added

  • Five star bow – Elegy for the End
  • Four star One handed sword – The ALley Flash
  • Four star bow – Alley Hunter
  • 4 star catalyst – Wine and Song

Screenshots from a new Archon Quest (Main Story Quest) in Genshin 1.4 featuring Dainsleif

The only way to fight the new monster, Abyss Herald, will be though this Archon Quest. However, it was hinted that we will be able to fight it again anytime as a boss in a future version.

Gameplay video for the new events and minigames of Genshin Impact 1.4 Invitation of Windblume

The main event of Genshin 1.4 is the Windblume festival. It’ll includes three parts, Festive Anecdotes, Festive Challenges, and Peculiar Wonderland.

There’s a rhythm game with Venti called Ballads of Breeze. There are three different difficulty levels for the rhythm minigame. Next, we have Bullseye Ballons: a new archery minigame. Floral Freefall: a new gliding challenge which can be played in multiplayer.

Peculiar Wonderland makes you randomly challenge one of three minigames to earn buffs before fighting a boss. Peculiar Wonderland has a  multiplayer mode.

Firstly, we have Windblume Blessing, where players will need to collect flowers while avoiding obstacles or attacks.

Secondly, there Stepping Stone Antics, where players need to be careful not to fall as the ground gradually disappears below their feet.

Lastly, there’s Shimmering Path, where players need to remember the right path the the goal before it disappears.

Windblue Festival Mini Games Rewards

Besides Primogems and Character Materials, plays will unlock two new Gadgets. The first one is the Windblume Festival Commemorative Balloon. The second one is the Windsong Lyre, which lets you play any music you want with it. You can play with friends in online co-op too.

List of rewards available during the ver 1.4 events. Players will be able to obtain 1000 Primogems in total by completing every event.

Genshin Ver 1.4 will add a Date Event or Hangout Events system with four star characters.

There’s a story chart to show which dialogue choices you picked, and each event will have different outcomes. Using the story chart, you can redo the events to get all the different endings for rewards. You’ll unlock commemorative photos as you reach the true ending of Date Events.

You will need to spend two Story Keys to unlock an Hangout Events.

The system is called Date Events in Japanese and Hangout Events in English. In Version 1.4 it’ll have Barbara, Noelle, Chongyun, and Bennett. Future versions will add more Hangout Events. These events are permanent and won’t be removed once Version 1.4 ends.

Genshin 1.4 Livestream – Gameplay from the Date Event / Hangout Events system

Genshin 1.4 Livestream – Gameplay From A New Event, Contending Tides

This is a battle event where players fight enemies in an arena and complete various challenges. There will be one new challenge each day, with three difficulty levels.

New Event with the Oceanid, Wishful Drops

The livestream revealed that in Genshin Impact 1.4, Travelers will partner up with a mini Oceanid called Endora to explore areas and absorb Oceanid creatures. As you capture more and more Oceanid creatures and make Endora grow, the challenge boss Raging Rhodeia will appear. It’s a different version of the Oceanid boss fight, with different attack patterns. And where you can deal damage to it directly.

There are five areas to explore with Endora. Once you adsorb all the Oceanid creatures in an area, you’ll obtain a Heart of the Spring item. Raging Rhodeia’s rewards are redeemed with this item.

The mini Oceanid will join permanently – like the Treasure Search Seelie – once you complete all the event.

Official reveal for the KFC collab event happening in China this March.

The event will go from March 8 to March 21, 2021, in Chinese KFC restaurants.

Keep in mind the new costumes / skins for Diluc and Noelle are not being added to the game. A trailer for the KFC collab was shown exclusively on the Chinese stream. It’s unknown for now if the special types of food will also be obtainable outside the Chinese server.

Optimizations, New System Features Coming in Genshin Impact 1.4

Here are the final changes previously teased for ver 1.4:

  • Players will be able to lower their World Level by one level. However, you can only change once every 24 hours. Lowering the World Level will also lower your rare drop rates back to that World Level’s rates. This function is unlocked starting World Level 5.
  • You can now hold five pieces of Condensed Resin at a time.
  • You can cook manually recipes that have auto-cook unlocked.
  • Optimized Cooking, Crafting, Forging. Most notably the character you use the most for each will be picked as default.
  • The User Interface or UI of the Spiral Abyss was reworked. A restart button was added.
  • Lastly, you can add the namecards you’ve collected so far to your profile.

That’s all regarding Genshin Impact 1.4.

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play open world action JRPG, available on PC, PS4, PS5 via backward compatibility, and Mobile. The game was also announced on Switch, but has no release date on the platform yet.

Iyane Agossah

Living near Paris, Iyane is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07

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