How to fix Genshin Impact checking for update issue on PC

Genshin Impact checking for update
Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play, open-world action role-playing gacha video game from miHoYo. The title is available on a variety of platforms including PC, PS4, PS5, and mobile devices like Android and iOS. If you are on the PC version and are running into the Genshin Impact checking for update, here is how you can fix it.

The game has been been a massive success and has made a lot of money since its launch. The availability of multiple platforms helped sales tremendously, especially Android and iOS.

Genshin Impact checking for update issue

A few users have reported that with the new 1.1 update, they are running into an issue where the game is stuck at the “checking for update” prompt. To fix this, follow the steps below.

  • Head over to where the game is installed, and navigate to the following folders

Genshin Impact\Genshin impact Game\GenshinImpact_Data

  • Now, delete the file called Persistent
  • Launch the game again after deleting the file mentioned above

While you are here, make sure you check out our other guides for the game as well.


You can download the game from the following links 

The Nintendo Switch version is planned for later release.

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