Genshin Impact 4.8 to Bring Faster Boss Respawn Time & More QoL Updates

In Short
  • Genshin Impact 4.8 will add a ton of great QoL changes to the game that players have been asking for years.
  • From the 4.8 version onwards, players will now be able to change the World Level in the game from World 3 onwards.
  • The game is also getting a Hide UI option, which will hide the Map, questions, and all the other UI elements, giving a much better exploration experience.

Genshin Impact 4.8 Livestream is scheduled for today, and the routine Developers Discussion has been out, revealing some much-needed QoL updates coming to 4.8. The 4.8 version was not expected to have a ton of content, featuring only one new 5-star character. But the latest QoL update announcement makes it quite an important update, especially setting the stage for Natlan in 5.0. Here is everything revealed in the Genshin Impact 4.8 Dev Discussion.

All QoL Additions In Genshin Impact 4.8

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The Genshin Impact 4.8 will add a ton of new features, things that players have been asking for years. Here is a quick overview of every new addition to version 4.8:

  • Faster Boss Respawn Time: Bosses will respawn in 10 seconds, excluding Lupus Boreas and Dominator of Wolves.
  • Drag Characters in Spiral Abyss Party: Characters in Spiral Abyss Party are now draggable, making it much easier to change character positions in different parties.
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  • Dialogue Review: You will now be able to view the dialogue records for the segment of the story or listen to the voice-overs again.
  • Hide UI and Dialogue Screen: Players will be able to hide all the UI and Dialogue Screen from version 4.8.
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  • Long-Term Encounter Points: Encounter Points will be accumulated and converted to Long-Term Encounter Points, which can be converted back by crafting Condensed Resins. Long-Term Encounter Points will reset at the beginning of each version.
  • World Level Adjustment: World Level can be adjusted from World Level 3. Players will also get a Lower Difficulty prompt when they are defeated.
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  • Delete Past Quest Resources (Mobile Exclusive): Mobile players can now delete past Quest Resources after completing them to save space on their devices.

All Gameplay Changes In Genshin Impact 4.8

Besides new additions, the 4.8 version will also change many of the mission’s difficulty. This will allow newer players to have an easier time on them. Here is everything they revealed in brief:

  • Anti-Raiden Shogun Training Mission: Makes it clear that the challenge can be cleared by completing the Easy difficulty. Also will decrease the challenge in the Easy Difficulty.
  • License To Glide Mission: Amber’s Story Quest, License to Glide, has been made easier to complete.
  • Domain Difficulty: The difficulty of certain Domains in Mondstadt and Liyue has been adjusted.

So, that’s all the information revealed in the Genshin Impact 4.8 Dev Discussion. If you have any questions, ask us in the comment section and we will try to help you out.

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