Genshin Impact 4.2 Livestream: New date & time, Primogem redeem codes, and more


A screenshot of Furina in Genshin Impact Fontaine Archon Quest Act 3.
Credit: HoYoverse

After an unforeseen delay, the Genshin Impact Version 4.2’s Livestream, "Masquerade of the Guilty", is now finally underway!

Livestreams for Genshin Impact updates have become quintessential in maintaining player engagement and building excitement as the next release date approaches, revealing key details about the upcoming version updates, such as release date information, previews of new characters and weapons, and more.

While Version 4.1 brought to life some of the 18 new Fontaine characters in their gripping Fontaine Archon Quest, propelling the game to new heights, the Genshin Impact community is buzzing with anticipation for what Version 4.2 has in store. So read on to uncover all the details we've gleaned from the Genshin Impact 4.2 Livestream!

Where can I watch the Genshin Impact Version 4.2 Livestream?

As usual, the Version 4.2 Livestream was streamed live via Genshin Impact's official Twitch channel and TikTok account.

Genshin Impact 4.2 Livestream official banner.
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Credit: HoYoverse

If you happened to miss the Livestream, don’t fret! You have the option to either catch a rerun of the stream exactly an hour later on YouTube or watch the VOD on both Twitch and YouTube channels.

Genshin Impact Version 4.2 Livestream Primogem redeem codes

In every Genshin Impact Livestream thus far, players are given the chance to redeem three codes, each granting generous rewards. Based on previous streams, the rewards typically include the following:

  1. VA97KJNF24UV: Primogems x100, Mystic Enhancement Ore x10
  2. NTQP2KPEJMUH: Primogems x100, Hero’s Wit x5
  3. 9T96KJNE2LVM: Primogems x100, Mora x50,000

Be sure to redeem these codes before they expire in 24 hours, on 4 November 2023!

Due to the unforeseen postponement of the 4.2 Livestream, Genshin Impact players have requested more Primogems as compensation. If HoYoverse decides to do that, we will update our Genshin Impact codes list here, where we have compiled all the current working Primogem codes!

Version 4.2 highlights

Below, you will find everything we know about the upcoming Version 4.2, based on information shared in the Livestream.

A screenshot of Furina in Genshin Impact Fontaine Archon Quest Act 1.
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Credit: HoYoverse

4.2 Banners

Genshin Impact players will finally have the opportunity to welcome Fontaine's theatrical Hydro Archon, Furina, to their roster in the 4.2 update!

The Version 4.2 banners will be as follows:

Phase 1 (8 Nov - 28 Nov)

Phase 2 (28 Nov - 20 December)

4.2 Story Quest

In the upcoming update, players will have the chance to learn more about the most popular figure within Fontaine, Furina!

  • Furina Story Quest (Animula Choragi Chapter: Act 1)

Fontaine Archon Quest: Acts 5 & 6

Genshin Impact Version 4.2 will continue Fontaine's main storyline with Archon Quest Chapter IV: Act 5 "Masquerade of the Guilty"

  • The new 4.2 trailer opened with the chilling announcement by the Chief Justice of Fontaine, Neuvillette, that Furina, the Hydro Archon, is to be sentenced to death
  • In the upcoming Archon Quest extension, the prophecy of Fontaine is on the verge of coming true
    • Uncover the mysteries and hidden truths of the dark swirling depths that lurk beneath Fontaine

4.2 new boss

  • New Trounce Boss: "All-Devouring Narwhal"
  • New World Boss: "Hydro Tulpa"

Map expansion

  • Version 4.2 will introduce Lumidouce Harbor, a port town in the eastern reaches of Fontaine
    • Lumidouce Harbor will connect Fontaine to Liyue via Chenyu Vale.
A screenshot of Lumidouce Harbor, leaked by u/Substantial_Fan_9582 on Reddit.
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Credit: u/Substantial_Fan_9582

For more about Genshin Impact, be sure to check out our comprehensive Version 4.2 update guide, which includes the release date, banners, detailed event descriptions, and more!

Discover all that you need to know about the 18 new Fontaine characters. On top of that, the 4.3 banners have been leaked! Get ahead of the curve and start planning your Primogem savings for your favourite Fontainian characters with our Fontaine character banner schedule here.

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