Genshin Impact to Launch 4th Nation Sumeru with its Next Expansion on August 24

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The global interactive entertainment brand HoYoverse confirmed the Version 3.0 update for its open-world adventure RPG Genshin Impact will launch on August 24.

Genshin Impact 3.0 Sumeru
Genshin Impact 3.0

This expansion not only includes the 4th major nation Sumeru but will also deliver the Dendro element which is the last piece of Genshin Impact’s seven-element system.

Located west of Liyue, the massive region of Sumeru is divided into two main parts: rainforest and desert.

Upon its release, players will be able to explore the dense rainforest and multiple settlements nestled within it, including Sumeru City and Port Ormos. 

Known as the Nation of Wisdom, Sumeru has the most prestigious historical institution called the Akademiya, founded by scholars loyal to the previous Archon Dendron, the Greater Lord Rukkhadevata.

Alongside a new series of elemental chain reactions. the Dendro element will become playable for the first time. The Dendro element can trigger three different basic reactions: Burning, Bloom, and Catalyze, if used with the Pyro, Hydro, and Electro element respectively.

Furthermore, in the Sumeru rainforest, plants and creatures with Dendro characteristics can take on various polymorphic transformations by coming into contact with the Hydro, Pyro, and Electro elements.

Dendro characters will also be added to the roster of playable ones including the following:

  • Tighnari, a five-star character, is a warm-hearted young researcher, and Forest Watcher.
  • Collei, Tighnari’s pupil, is a four-star character, and for a limited time, players can recruit her for free by completing 3.0’s main seasonal event, the Graven Innocence.
  •  Dori is a four-star support character who is an exclusive merchant in Sumeru that also wields a claymore.

In addition, More optimizations and features will be implemented with the massive expansion to enhance gameplay as well.

Three new tools, the Boon of the Elder Tree, Ultra-Hot Burner Lamp Test Model, and Fishing Line Stabilizer can be acquired to make the wood farming, cooking, and fishing process easier. Colored shadows are also applied to make Teyvat a more vivid world.

You can watch the expansion’s trailer here.

Finally, Genshin Impact’s Version 3.0 will be arriving on August 24. With the cross-save and cross-play functions, you and your friends can enjoy your adventures across PlayStation, PC, Android, and iOS. The game has been rated T for Teen by ESRB on PS5, PS4, PC, and Google Play, and 12+ on iOS.

Migs Palispis
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Currently he writes for Gadget Pilipinas and Grit.PH.

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