Character skins are one of the most hotly discussed topics in the Genshin Impact community today. In addition to the skins of Ningguang and Keqing that will be released in version 2.4, some leaked information also suggests that Fischl and Diluc will have skins in the future.
Although many skins have not been released yet, this topic is still “dominating” in the Genshin player community. 1.6 is the first version that this game releases skins for the two characters Jean and Barbara with a summer theme. These skins created a fever, because before many players did not know if Genshin Impact would make character skins or not.
Recently, miHoYo also announced a list of 4 characters in Mondstadts who will have skins to replace the default skin, which will soon be released in future updates. These characters include Jean, Amber, Rosaria and Mona.
According to the game’s announcement, these are just small changes based on the character’s default skin, with a more discreet design to suit China’s “pure customs and traditions”. It is known that the default costumes of these characters will still be kept. This design is also for illustrative purposes only, not the final product.
Before China’s new strict regulations, many games have to be edited to make their characters less revealing and less violent. So, there is a high possibility that this is a series of skins adjusted according to the provisions of Chinese law, which can completely replace the default skins of these characters on the Chinese server. For international servers, the old default skins will definitely still be kept.
However, many players still expressed mixed views about the series of alternative skins above. Some “hidden system” players are supportive of the newer skins. Meanwhile, some people think that a series of alternate skins will lose the “beauty” of the character.
The time when these skins will be released is yet to be confirmed. Since it is a redesigned skin from the default skin, there is also a high chance that players will receive this series of skins for free and can change as they like in the Skins interface. In the future, it is possible that other characters in the game will also have alternative skins to ensure “pure customs”, even a more discreet design depending on miHoYo’s policy.