Genshin Impact 4.0 release time countdown - When is the update out

genshin impact 4.0 release time and date for Fontaine

genshin impact 4.0 release time and date for Fontaine

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Genshin Impact 4.0 has the whole community excited since it's one of the largest updates the game has seen since the release of Sumeru. Naturally, this is because the new region Fontaine will finally make its debut. So if you're looking forward to Fontaine you should know the Genshin Impact 4.0 release date and time.

Genshin Impact 4.0 will be a massive update and introduce brand-new mechanics such as swimming. We've already gotten a glimpse at what to expect from the new update, including the new banners and bosses. There are dozens of hours of content packed into this update and there's a ton to be excited for with the Genshin Impact 4.0 Fontaine release.

Genshin Impact 4.0 Fontaine release date and countdown

The Genshin Impact 4.0 release date is set for Wednesday 16 August. We can expect it to follow the standard maintenance schedule and be available at 4 am BST.

For other time zones, the Genshin Impact 4.0 release time will follow these timings:

  • Australia: 16th August, 1 pm (AEST)
  • Japan: 16th August, 12 pm (JST)
  • Europe: 16th August, 5 am (CEST)
  • UK: 16th August, 4 am (BST)
  • East Coast US: 15th August, 11 pm (EDT)
  • Central US: 15th August, 10 pm (CDT)
  • West Coast US: 15th August, 8 pm (PDT)

Note that these are estimates and can be off by some small margins. However, Genshin Impact is generally very consistent with its new patch release times.

Genshin Impact 4.0 banner schedule

We also have confirmed dates for the character banners in Genshin Impact 4.0 for those looking forward to the new characters Lyney, Lynette and Freminet.

Phase 1 will cover the standard period from the start of the patch from 16 August to 6 September. It will feature two banners, one for the new Pyro 5-star Lyney and a rerun banner for Yelan. The new 4-star Anemo character Lynette will be featured on both of these,

Phase 2 will then commence on 6 September and last until the day before the next update on 26 September. The featured banners will include a rerun for Zhongli, the Geo Archon, and the Harbinger of the Fatui, Childe, who seems to be involved in the affairs of Fontaine. The new 4-star Cryo Claymore user Freminet will be featured on both their banners.

That's all you need to know for the Genshin Impact 4.0 release date as we countdown the days till Fontaine arrives. Be sure to check out the best builds for Lyney and Lynette.

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