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How To Pre-Install Genshin Impact 3.1 Update & Download Size

Here's an essential guide to Pre-Install Genshin Impact 3.1 Update.

Genshin Impact 3.1 update is launching soon. Therefore, HoYoverse has opened the pre-installation function for all travelers. As a result, players can download the much-awaited 3.1 update prior to its official release. As always, the pre-installation function is available only for mobile and PC players. With that said, here’s an essential guide to pre-loading Genshin Impact 3.1 Update and its download size.

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How to Pre-Install Genshin Impact 3.1 Update on PC

Genshin Impact 3.0 Update pre-install on PC
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Pre-installing the Genshin Impact update on the Windows system is fairly simple. All you need to do is update the Genshin Impact launcher by opening it, and then a pre-installation button will be provided next to the Launch button.

Simply, select the “Game Pre-Installation” option to pre-load Genshin Impact 3.1 update resources on your PC. Make sure that you keep the launcher open until the download completes. After pre-loading the files, you can access the Genshin Impact 3.1 content and features right away on its release date.

How to Pre-Install Genshin Impact 3.1 Update on Mobile

Pre-Install Genshin Impact 3.0 Update on Mobile
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There are two ways to pre-install Genshin Impact 3.1 Update on mobile devices.

  • In-game settings: If you’re already in the game, go to the Paimon Menu >> Settings >> Other >> Pre-Install Resource Package to start pre-installation.
  • Game’s login screen: Another way to access the pre-installation function is by directly selecting “Pre-Install Resource Package” on the game’s login screen.

Please note: Unlike PC, you can’t play Genshin Impact while the pre-installation is in progress. On top of that, make sure that you are connected to stable internet for a swift installation.

What is the Download Size of the Genshin Impact 3.1 Update?

What is the Download Size of the Genshin Impact 3.1 Update?
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Genshin Impact updates usually weigh around 7.29 GB for the Windows platform and 1.7 GB for mobile devices. However, it’s worth noting that players may need to download a few additional files once the update launches officially. Therefore, make sure that your system has enough free storage space for a swift and errorless installation.

That’s everything you need to know about Pre-Installing Genshin Impact 3.1 update. Before leaving, don’t forget to check out some of our other Genshin Impact-related content here at Twinfinite, like New Genshin Impact Character Cyno Channels His Inner Batman in New Trailer, and Genshin Impact Silent Seeker of Knowledge Quest Guide.

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