How to fix Genshin Impact launcher Issue on PC

Genshin Impact launcher Issue
Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play, open-world action role-playing gacha video game from miHoYo.  The game is now available on PC, and the PS4, as well as mobile devices. If you are on the PC version and are running into the Genshin Impact launcher Issue issue, here is how you can fix it.

The game has become a worldwide phenomenon, and one of the biggest releases of 2020. It earned over $60 million in its first week of release, and over $140 million on mobile alone.

Genshin Impact launcher Issue

If you are getting any issues related to the launcher. These errors could include anything like the game not updating, or the game not opening at all. Try the following methods to see if something works for you.

  • Download the latest game file from one of the servers below.
  • Extract it using WinRAR or 7zip then move “Genshin Impact Game” folder to wherever you installed the game, if the folder already exists you can delete it before moving the new folder.
  • Open Genshin Impact Game folder and run GenshinImpact.exe

Which link do I use?

Pick the first link below, if you get a message saying it’s been downloaded too many times try clearing your browser cache and cookies and/or using a private tab as this is often a bug.

If clearing browser cache and cookies did not fix it then use link 2, if you still get the same error then use link 3 or 4.

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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