MiHoYo revealed players will be able to explore The Chasm following the Genshin Impact 2.6 version update. The Version 2.5 Special Program provided a sneak peak of this area. The broadcast revealed art showing a special location will appear in The Chasm: The Surface. Players will be able to encounter the Ruin Serpent while exploring the area. More information regarding The Chasm and the Ruin Serpent will appear in the future.
The broadcast also provided a bit of information regarding the area. The Chasm is a mining area where the people of Liyue have come to extract raw material to make the region’s signature porcelain. Originally, the area was a crash site of a massive celestial body. Over time, people came to mine the area. Additionally, miHoYo also shared concept art of the Ruin Serpent, which reveals that this Geo construct could be a machine made for mining.
You can take a look at the concept art for the Ruin Serpent and images of The Chasm, below.
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Genshin Impact is available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, and Android and iOS devices. A Nintendo Switch version is in development. The 2.5 update will arrive on February 16, 2022. There’s no release date for the Genshin Impact 2.6 update and Chasm.