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Download the huge Genshin Impact 2.7 'Hidden Dreams in the Depths' update on iOS now

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What you need to know

  • Genshin Impact 2.7 'Hidden Dreams in the Depths' is now available for download.
  • The new update adds new characters, new weapons, and more to the already impressive title.
  • Gamers can play for free on iPhone and iPad.

Genshin Impact 2.7 'Hidden Dreams in the Depths' is now available for download in the App Store, adding new characters, events, and more.

Available for both iPhone and iPad, the big new version 2.7 update is a free download and will see gamers venture further into The Chasm as players battle to unravel its mysteries. Don't worry though, you'll do so with two new characters — Yelan and Kuki Shinobu — as well as new weapons in the form of Aqua Simulacra and Fading Twilight.

The new Genshin Impact 2.7 release notes have all the details, including some new events for you to play through:

Version 2.7 "Hidden Dreams in the Depths" is now available!

  • New Characters: Yelan and Kuki Shinobu
  • New Events: Version Main Event "Perilous Trail" and Music Game Event "The Almighty Arataki Great and Glorious Drumalong Festival"
  • New Stories: New Story Quest and Hangout Event
  • New Weapons: Aqua Simulacra and Fading Twilight

The mysteries in the depths of The Chasm are complicated and bewildering, and people have gathered here for different purposes.The mountains and valleys stay silent while the visitors' thoughts are in turmoil. Nevertheless, the path to finding answers is unclear.Where daylight falls, there are still things left to be done and wishes to be fulfilled.

Genshin Impact was already one of the best iPhone games in the App Store and this update ensures it goes from strength to strength.

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play game with in-app purchases and you can grab it from the App Store (opens in new tab) right now. Those who already have the game installed might already have the update ready and waiting if you have automatic updates installed. Everyone else can check for updates in the App Store now.

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Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.