The image shows a girl facing toward the viewer with a soft smile, with one hand resting against her cheek. She is wearing a blue cloak and matching hat and given the angle of the lighting and deep blue atmosphere behind her appears to be under the water. The Genshin Impact game logo is in white text at the upper left corner of the illustration.

Genshin Impact 4.2 Available For Pre-Installation On iOS

Great news! You can now pre-install the new update for Genshin Impact, Version 4.2, on iOS, Android, PC, PS4, and PS5 ahead of its full global launch on November 8th. Titled ‘Masquerade of the Guilty’, Genshin Impact 4.2 will have two new underwater regions in Fontaine with more playable characters.

The developers released the trailer of the new version last weekend, and it has been causing quite a stir since then. Watch the trailer to experience what the popular game has on board with the new update:

What’s In Store With Genshin Impact 4.2?


Fontaine will now expand eastward with new areas for you to explore. The expanded regions will also feature new challenges and quests. So, expect exciting storylines such as meeting the Weeping Willow of the Lake, undertaking the World Quest to unlock the Errinyes Forest, or walking through the Foggy Forest to discover deep secrets.


Ever heard of an update without any new characters? Rarely, right? Genshin Impact 4.2 will have two new playable characters called Furina and Charlotte. Furina is a 5-star Hydro Archon and will play the role of a sub-DPS as well as a support. Charlotte is a 4-star Cryo catalyst and will act as a support. Apart from them, Baizhu, a Dendro Catalyst already introduced in the Version 3.0 update, will return to the game as a playable character.

Weapons, Bosses and Enemies

The update will introduce new 5-star signature weapons for Furina and Baizhu such as ‘The Splendor of Tranquil Waters’ and ‘Jadefall’s Splendor’. The game will also feature new weekly enemies and bosses like the Hydro Tulpa.  

So, go ahead and pre-install Genshin Impact 4.2 from the App Store and get ready to be enthralled by the intense thrill, suspense, and drama packed into one single game. Check out the HoYoverse website to know more about the gameplay events. Meanwhile, read about the new features of the upcoming Honkai: Star Rail 1.5, another epic game by HoYoverse.