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How to fix Genshin Impact Slow Download Issues on PC

Genshin Impact Slow Download
Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play, open-world action role-playing gacha video game from miHoYo. The game is available on multiple platforms including PC, PS4, and mobile devices. If you are on PC and are running into any Genshin Impact Slow Download Issues, here are a few ways you can try to fix it.

The game is one of the biggest releases of the year, and despite being a free-to-play game, has made over $100 million since it’s launch. It is available on both iOS and Android devices as well.

Genshin Impact Slow Download Issues

A few users have reporeted that they get very poor download speeds when trying to download the game. Here are a few ways you can fix that, and get the correct speeds.

Method 1: Directly download the game

  • Download the game from the following link
  • Now, place the zip file into the following location
C:\Program Files\Genshin Impact\Genshin Impact Game
  • DON’T EXTRACT IT
  • It should look like this
Genshin Impact Slow Download
Zip file
  • Now, run the launcher and it will detect the downloaded files

Method 2: Use a VPN Software

If you have a VPN software, try downloading the game with that activated. Select an Asian country, and try downloading, as these have been reported to give better download speeds.

Method 3: Pause and Resume

If you are suddenly getting slow download speed, try pausing the download, and resuming it in a few minutes.

Method 4: Relaunch the Launcher

Simply relaunch the launcher and see if it makes any difference.

If methods 2-4 don’t work for you, we recommend the first one, since it provides a direct link to the game files.

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

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