Genshin Impact update 1.2 has a December 23 release date on all platforms.
If the workaround is applied everything worked so far I have tested, but I didn't try to buy anything.
What does not
The launcher sometimes freezes when downloading updates, if that happens just close it and open again.
If it is not able to extract the downloaded update follow the workaround.
In game, if played fullscreen and the window loses focus (alt+tab) it may not be able to detect the mouse and keyboard inputs again when focus return, to fix that you can enable virtual desktop on
It is recommended to install DXVK.
If the launcher download the update but is not able to extract it, close the launcher and do it yourself then open it again:
dir="$HOME/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Genshin Impact/Genshin Impact Game" unzip "$dir/GenshinImpact_1.2.0.zip" -d "$dir" rm "$dir/GenshinImpact_1.2.0.zip" cat > "$dir/config.ini" <<\EOF [General] channel=1 cps=mihoyo game_version=1.2.0 sub_channel=0 EOF
Apply Krock's patches both
Keep it in mind that your account can be banned if you abuse of the fact this patch disables the kernel driver.
What was not tested
The endgame, I played a few quests of the main quest.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Manjaro Linux 21.0||Aug 30 2021||6.14||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||mofeing|
|Current||Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 26 2020||6.0-rc4-staging||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Gold||Pepper|