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Genshin Impact 3.5 pre-load is out now: How to download on PC and mobile

Danyal Arabi

Genshin Impact 3.5 pre-load is out now: How to download on PC and mobile

Genshin Impact 3.5 is nearly here and players will get their hands on new characters, events, and missions soon. The headline for this update is the addition of Dehya, a five-star Pyro character. The new update will also feature a friendship event with Faruzan, alongside multiple events at the Windblume Festival. Here’s how to preload the update and get going instantly on launch day.

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How to preload Genshin Impact 3.5

For Android/iOS users there are two ways of preloading updates:

Method 1 (after logging in)

  • Navigate to the Paimon Menu
  • Click on Settings
  • Navigate to Resources
  • Tap the ‘Pre-Install Resource Package’ button

Method 2 (before logging in)

  • At the login screen, navigate to the “Pre-Install Resource Package” button on the bottom left of the screen.

The mobile preload for the update is fairly large, coming in at 2.03GB on iOS. Android users will have to free up at least 2.92 GB worth of space to download the Genshin Impact 3.5 preload. Once the update is launched, players will have to visit their respective storefronts (Google Play Store or Apple App Store) to complete the update.

How to preload Genshin 3.5 on PC

  • PC users can preload the update from the launcher
  • After updating the launcher, look for a “Game Pre-Installation” button on the launcher
  • This is typically located next to the ‘Launch’ button
  • The preload will now begin

Unlike the mobile versions of the game, players can expect a much larger download size on PC. Early reports are suggesting that the PC preload is around 6.57 GB which then unpacks to occupy 13.62 GB worth of disk space. Genshin Impact v3.5 launches on March 1, 2023, on all platforms.

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Danyal Arabi

Danyal Arabi


Danyal Arabi is an Esports writer and Editor at The SportsRush. With a vested interest in computers since an early age he has managed to sink more than 4000 hours into CS: GO over the years. As a Deus Ex enjoyer and fan of the earlier Assassin's Creeds, narrative-driven games have taken much of his time. Being a 2D fighter enthusiast across franchises like Injustice, Mortal Kombat, and Street Fighter, a fair few controllers have been sacrificed in his pursuit to win. Apart from all things gaming, Danyal enjoys motorsport, bowling, and spending weekends with his pals over good food and banter.

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