"Genshin Impact" update 1.6 is coming from miHoYo, but before that, server downtime and maintenance will take place to get the game version up in the air and to gamers. In a few moments, "Genshin Impact's" update would take place, leaving gamers behind with nothing to do at the moment, but come back bringing the massive "Midsummer Festival" update.

miHoYo: 'Genshin Impact' 1.6 Server Down Time

Genshin Impact Version 1.6
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The expected server downtime and maintenance from miHoYo will take place tonight, June 8, at 8 PM PST (11 PM ET), taking place right at the hours of prime gaming time of users. However, this would be for the benefit of all gamers as they would get the most awaited summer update for "Genshin Impact," which would also be the first for the title's history.

"Genshin Impact" was released lat September 2020, meaning that summer has just ended and fall begins to take place. Update 1.6 is bringing the Midsummer festival for the game and would debut a variety of new costumes for gamers to enjoy for characters including Jean and Barbara that have been confirmed by miHoYo for their special seasonal cosmetics update.

Genshin Impact 1.6: Nakurami Shrine
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Additionally, update 1.6's server downtime would also feature maintenance for the game's servers, and this would be the perfect time for it to fix anything that needs repair or recalibration. Maintenance is also a part of server downtimes on most online game updates, giving players a fresh game after the update schedule.

It is important to note that the "Genshin Impact" 1.6 server downtime may take at least five hours to bring its update in the air, and for people to soon download.

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What to Expect from 'Genshin Impact' 1.6?

Kazuha, Genshin Impact 1.6
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"Genshin Impact" 1.6 is part of the title's expected regular update from miHoYo, and it would bring major updates and significant content for gamers to enjoy.

In the past few weeks, TechTimes have covered what update 1.6 would bring to the public, and it includes the likes of the Archon Quest, a new 5-star character known as "Kazuha" from the forgotten village of Inazuma, and many more.

Waverider - Genshin Impact 1.6
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The event's teaser has shown the public about the mysterious island "Dodoland," which would be another central theme of the Midsummer Festival as it arrives. It would transport gamers in a new island for quests and missions to accomplish, leading to another round of new items, catalysts, and entities to discover in "Genshin Impact."

Serenitea Pots would also have its awaited update, which would bring a more expanded version of it, with gamers able to bring other characters they own into their realms. "Genshin Impact" and miHoYo are gearing up for version 1.6 as of this moment, with the downtime to happen now.

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