How to download and preload Genshin Impact 2.0 Update on PC and Mobile?

Here is how to preload Genshin Impact 2.0 Update.

By Md Armughanuddin

July 19, 2021

Genshin Impact has become one of the biggest sensations in the gaming industry, after its massive launch last year. By the end of 2020, it boasted a player count of 40 million and that has even increased in the past few months as per estimates.

One of the most striking aspects of Genshin Impact is the fact that it receives updates every six weeks, and each of these updates adds tons of new content including characters, quests, and a lot more. This keeps the player base engaged, and always keeps up the hype for the next update.

The most anticipated update for the game, the 2.0 Update is all set to release and fans are quite eager to try out the Inazuma region along with the various new characters. From Ayaka to Sayu and Yoimiya, there is plenty to look forward to in the update.

Genshin Impact Teaser – “Kamisato Ayaka: The Homeward Heron”

Genshin Impact Teaser – “Kamisato Ayaka: The Homeward Heron”

How to pre-install Genshin Impact 2.0 on PC and Mobile?

Many fans are wondering when they can start preloading the update so they can hop into the game when version 2.0 goes live. The good news is miHoYo is offering a preload feature for the update. Here is how players can preload the 2.0 Update on PC and mobile.

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Preloading the update on PC is quite a straightforward process. All you need to do is update the launcher and then the pre-install button will automatically appear. Simply click on it, and all the files you need for the 2.0 Update will download ahead of the full release on 21st July.

Preloading on mobile is slightly different and players need to do a few steps in order to make it work. Here is how to preload the 2.0 Update on mobile

  • First, go to the Paimon Menu
  • Click on Settings and choose Other
  • Finally, click on Pre-Install Resource Package

That’s all you need to know about preloading Genshin Impact 2.0 Update.

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Md Armughanuddin

Md is the Head of Content- India for DualShockers. He is pursuing Computer Science Engineering and is really passionate about gaming and technology. You can find him cracking complex coding problems during the day, and covering the latest happenings in the industry at night.

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