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Genshin Impact 2.8: Is it possible to preload the update?

Genshin Impact 2.8: Is it possible to preload the update?

Regular game updates can sometimes be a hassle when you can’t wait to play your game, but some publishers or developers have provided a little trick to save you time and let you play as quickly as possible. In games that allow us to reserve data, we see Genshin’s influence.

Can we pre-order Genshin Impact update 2.8?

If you’re here, you’re wondering if you can pre-download the update. Answer: Yes, it can be done, but only on PC and mobile. Besides, The size of this update is 2.31 GB on smartphones. As for the availability of pre-loading, you should know that miHoYo activates it a few days before the update allowing you to start your game directly on D-day. In version 2.8, Pre-download functionality is available today.

How do I make a reservation?

Now that you know it’s available, we’ll remind you how to enable the resource download.

  • First time on mobile Start pre-download of resources by going to Paimon menu > Settings > Miscellaneous > Pre-download resource package.
  • Second time on mobile Start the pre-download of resources by pressing the “Pre-download resource package” icon located at the bottom left of the login screen.
  • As the system of booking on computer is simpleYou need to press the button located to the left of the “Start” button.

For more guides and tips on Genshin’s influence, feel free to check out the complete game walkthrough with all character builds, the location of resources to be collected in the Taivat world, or the quests for each update.


Genshin Impact’s 2.8 update arrives this week, and there’s nothing better than starting a Monday full of information about what your favorite game has in store for you. Let’s explore the content of the patch note together with this summer-smelling message.