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Genshin Impact announces version 1.5 preview program: Redeem codes, Zhongli rerun, and new characters expected

Genshin Impact 1.5 special program announcement (Image via miHoYo)
Genshin Impact 1.5 special program announcement (Image via miHoYo)
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Modified 15 Apr 2021
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Genshin Impact 1.5 update will be previewed on April 16. If Genshin Impact 1.4 follows the previous pattern, then the version is expected to end around April 27.

Genshin Impact 1.4 brings the Windblume Festival, along with some other exciting events that reward players with a lot of Primogems.

Although Genshin Impact 1.5 has been leaked often, it is uncertain what kind of events this version will bring. Players who are interested to know more are recommended to watch the version preview.

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Redeem codes, Zhongli rerun, and new characters expected in Genshin Impact version 1.5 preview program

This will be held on April 16 at 8 PM local time for Chinese players. Players who are fluent in Chinese (or are fine with seeing only graphics) can watch it on 10 different platforms: B Station, Douyu, Huya, Penguin Esports, Kuaishou, Douyin, Watermelon Video, Weibo, WeChat video account, and 4399 Games live room.

As for the Global announcement, it will be held on April 16 at 11 AM (UTC-5). This means the announcement will be released four hours earlier for Chinese players. The Special Program will be hosted on Genshin Impact's official YouTube channel and will allow players to know what to expect from the 1.5 version.

In the Chinese announcement banner, players can see that Zhongli is standing next to an unknown character. This character is highly likely to be a brand new 5-star character.

Players can also see that this character bears the Cryo vision on its right shoulder. Therefore, it can be assumed that the 5-star banners in Genshin Impact 1.5 will be a Zhongli rerun, along with a new Cryo character.

Other than announcements for new characters and features, players are encouraged to watch the preview for some freebies.

During version 1.4 live stream in early March, the publisher had given away three redeem codes worth 300 Primogems. Players are expected to receive at least three unique redeem codes are for the upcoming live stream of Genshin Impact 1.5.

Also read: Unknown God in Genshin Impact: Everything known about the mysterious god so far

Published 15 Apr 2021
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