• "Genshin Impact" players can now invite others to live with them in-game
  • Players get a Character Gift when a companion shows up in their Serenitea Pot
  • Once companions are in the realm, players get Companionship EXP

"Genshin Impact Update 1.6 went live Wednesday with a plethora of activities, events, characters and features.

A remarkable addition to the Serenitea Pot called Companion Move-In allows players to let their companions take residence in the housing system.

A handy guide

"Genshin Impact" players, who wish to unlock the new Companion Move-In feature, must complete a new quest the latest game patch introduced. This quest is titled "Idle Teapot Talk, and requires players to talk to Tubby, the teapot spirit who resides inside players' portable home. To talk to Tubby, players can go into their gadgets, choose the Serenitea Pot and Enter it.

After a few dialogues with Tubby, the players will receive some Materials, Mora and the Realm Dispatch quest item, which unlocks the Companion Move-In interaction. With the Realm Dispatch item, players can place their companion characters within the Serenitea Pot realm. Also, a new Companion tab is now available in the Design Mode.

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To invite companions, "Genshin Impact" players need to choose the character they want and place them in the realm. Having companions in the realm automatically generates Companionship EXP over time. The amount of EXP depends on the players' Adept Energy rank. Aside from that, players can also talk to their companions inside the realm.

Players who want to earn Character Gifts from their companions need to place the other player's favorite Furnishing Set inside their realm. Information about characters' favorite Furnishing Set will be available when players view the furniture's description in the Design Mode.

Also, players should take note they need all the pieces of the set before they place it. Once "Genshin Impact" players place a character's favorite Furnishing Set, they will show up at its location almost immediately. To get a Character Gift, players need to interact with the character and select Invite.

It is worth noting "Genshin Impact" players can only do this if they have unlocked the Serenitea Pot. The game requires players to be at Adventure Rank 35 or higher and have finished the Archon Quest Chapter l: Act lll "A New Star Approaches." Also, players need to complete the quest "A Teapot to Call Home" to unlock the portable abode.