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Server status, downtime schedule and release time

A new patch filled with a ton of new content is on the way for Genshin Impact players. The release of Genshin Impact ver. 2.5 is only a few hours away!

But before players can see all the new additions, Genshin Impact will shut down as servers go through maintenance downtime until the update goes live.

Here’s everything players need to know about the Genshin Impact 2.5 maintenance schedule, including server status, free Primogem rewards, and all the latest news as we get closer to launch.

Is Genshin Impact down?

Genshin Impact servers will soon be down for a period of time for maintenance before the launch of Genshin Impact 2.5.

Check out the schedule for this server maintenance below, and we’ll cover all the latest Genshin Impact server status news here as it happens.

Genshin Impact 2.5 Server Maintenance Schedule

Genshin Impact servers will be down for maintenance on February 16, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. server time (Chinese Standard Time).

In other time zones, Genshin Impact servers will drop to:

  • February 15, 2022, 2:00 p.m. PST
  • February 15, 2022, 5:00 PM EST
  • February 15, 2022, 22:00 GMT

Servers will be unavailable for approximately 5 hours and players will receive compensatory Primogems during the time they cannot play the game.

Free Primogems for Genshin Impact Server Maintenance

Travelers will receive 60 Primogems for every hour the servers are down. However, if the game is back online before the scheduled 5 hours. Players will always get a minimum of 300 Primogems.

Additionally, miHoYo gives 300 Primogems compensation for all bug fixes found in the previous update. So travelers just to log in to the game after the end of maintenance will receive 600 Primogems almost 4 wishes.

Free Primogems will be sent to every in-game player email. If maintenance takes longer than 5 hours, 60 additional Primogems for each hour of delay will be added.

Genshin Impact 2.5 preload available now

Genshin Impact players can start preloading the next update. The worm. The 2.5 file size is about 3.05 GB for Android and IOS and about 6.0 GB for PC players.

IT’S STARTING: Players will soon be able to start preloading the next Genshin Impact update

PC users can keep playing while they download files. Unfortunately, there is no preload option for Playstation players.

Genshin Impact 2.5 Banners

The first banner eternal violetwill feature Yae Miko – 5 Star Electro, Catalyst character.

Yae Miko and Fischl will be in the first banner of Genshin Impact 2.5

The following 4-star characters complete this first banner:

  • Thoma – 4-Star Pyro, Polearm User
  • Dionna – 4 Star Cryo, Bow User
  • Fischl – 4 star electro, bow user.

The first weapon banner will feature:

  • Kagura’s Truth 5-Star Catalyst, Yae Miko’s signature weapon.
  • Primal Jade Carver The 5 star sword is one of the best swords in the game.

The following 4-star weapons complete the banner:

  • Wave Breaker Fin – Polearm
  • sacrificial sword – Sword
  • Rainslasher -Claymore
  • eye of perception – Catalyst
  • Wireless – Bow

Genshin Impact 2.5 Events

Genshin Impact 2.5 will be a very important update for the story arc that will return to Inazuma for a new chapter of the Electron Archon Tale.

As we finish unveiling the secrets of Enkanomiya, the border between the realms (Human, Vishap, and Abyss), during Three Realm Gateway, the main event of the ver. 2.5

But it’s not all about exploration and story. Genshin Impact 2.5 will provide chances to prove our fighting skills, relax a bit and participate in exciting new events with our friends.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.5: leaks, release date and all the latest news