Genshin Impact has just revealed some details about the coming Update 1.4 as 1.3 starts to wind down here after the release of Hu Tao. To start with, we have three new gift codes that you can redeem for 300 primogems total, plus 50,000 Mora and some Hero’s Wit XP and Mystic Ore.
Redeem the codes here after you log in with your account:
Past that, however, we learned more about the upcoming banners, and the game has taken the unusual step of new debuting any new 5 stars in 1.4. At least not with the two banners being shown.
The first banner will mark the return of Venti, which we already knew.
The second banner will mark the return of Childe (Tartaglia), and will also feature the new 4 star, Rosaria, the cryo polearm user from the Albedo questline.
Given that we have been getting three banners an update, there’s a chance that yes, we could see a new 5 star in the third banner, just like we saw Hu Tao with this one.
Genshin Impact also showed off some upcoming visual novel-type stories that will become a permanent part of the game, featuring older characters like Barbara, Noelle, Bennet and Chongyun, how exactly these will function and what the rewards will be for them are unclear, but it looks to be a departure in style from the character quests we’ve had so far. Perhaps less work to animate, if they’re in the style of visual novels.
A few other minor additions revealed in the 1.4 stream:
- You can lower your world level once per day if you want.
- You can toggle auto cook.
- You can showcase your namecards, not just one.
- There will be a new boss added.
- There will be a new area added (not a huge one).
- There will be a new event with three types of minigames, and you will get a new limited time bow, similar to the Dragonspine sword.
It’s a lot, and we still have more details all this still to come. Update 1.4 will be here in just under two weeks I believe, and there will be more previews for it ahead of that. Until then, start saving for the return of two of Genshin’s best heroes, I suppose.