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Honkai: Star Rail

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: MiHoYo
Release Date: Oct. 11, 2023

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'Honkai: Star Rail' Reveals Upcoming Content, Comes To PS5 In Q4 2023 - Trailer

by Rainier on June 9, 2023 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT

Honkai: Star Rail is a brand-new space fantasy RPG title with a journey through immense worlds of the unknown.

Hop aboard the Astral Express and experience the galaxy's infinite wonders on this journey filled with adventure and thrills. Players will meet new companions across various worlds and even chance upon some familiar faces. Together, they will overcome the struggles caused by the Stellaron and unravel the hidden truths behind it.

Honkai: Star Rail features fantasy elements with myths and legends integrated into the space sci-fi story. Combined with the intuitive turn-based combat system, large maps with maze exploration, and immersive storylines that together compose an interstellar melody filled with surprises and rewarding experiences, that echo throughout the universe!

Implanted with a Stellaron, the protagonist bravely set sail for the galaxy to drill down to the truth surrounding the so-called Cancer of All Worlds. Players will able to experience a vast universe abundant in distinctive cultures, landscapes, and scenery. From Herta Space Station where the story starts and you receive the prerequisite knowledge for the forthcoming journey, to Jarilo-VI where numerous dangers and conflicts are frozen beneath the snow, to the eastern-fantasy-infused silkpunk flagship Xianzhou Luofu where the topic of immortality is the cause of both development and strife.

During the Summer Game Fest 2023 event, HoYoverse gave global players and fans a sneak peek at new scene designs and character debuts, as well as revealing its upcoming PS5 release schedule as Q4 of 2023.

The trailer highlights a forthcoming character, Luka, whose action in the game were seen for the first time. Luka is an underworld fighter with a mechanical arm who exemplifies optimism and carefreeness. Transitioning from the fight cage to the battlefield, he harnesses his strength and showcase his expertise in mixed martial arts to safeguard the inhabitants of the Underworld.

The trailer gave players a glimpse of Luka's pivotal role and combat prowess to prepare everyone for Luka's upcoming arrival in future patches.

With cross-save and cross-play functions, players can enjoy their game progress across different platforms with more accessibility.

Currently available for PC (Epic Games Store), iOS, and Android, Honkai: Star Rail is coming to PS5 in Q4 2023.

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