The world of Genshin impact soon gets a familiar face when MiHoYo and Guerrilla Games announced on Thursday that Aloy, the machine dinosaur hunter and main character, is out Horizon Zero Dawn, would join the game as a freely playable character.
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There’s no information on when Aloy will join the game, but she will be a five-star character and only a limited-time offer, according to MiHoYo. How players can get them is detailed by the company in an announcement with the news of Aloy’s arrival in the game:
In version 2.1, players who have reached Adventure Rank 20 or higher can receive Aloy via in-game mail after logging into the game on PS5 or PS4. In the meantime, other players can receive Aloy via in-game email after logging into the game in version 2.2 on every available platform.
A free four-star bow that gives Aloy a special buff is also available exclusively on PlayStation in version 2.1 and version 2.2 for players who have reached Adventure Rank 20 or higher.
The studio also stated that the event will be split into two phases:
After version 2.1 update – start of version 2.2 update maintenance (October 13, 2021 05:59 UTC + 8)
During the event, all travelers who log into Genshin Impact on the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 system will be able to receive Aloy directly in the game via mail.
After the version 2.2 update – start of the version 2.3 update maintenance (November 24, 2021, 05:59 UTC + 8)
During the event, travelers who log into Genshin Impact on any available platform and have not yet received the character in Phase I will be able to receive Aloy directly in-game mail.
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PlayStation players will get exclusive early access to the character, with Aloy also receiving an exclusive four-star bow giving Aloy a special buff for the PlayStation version of the game.