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Honkai: Star Rail Embarks April 26th; PlayStation Version in Development

Artwork of Honkai: Star Rail

HoYoverse has announced that their upcoming sci-fi RPG Honkai: Star Rail is launching on April 26th for iOS, Android, and PC via the Epic Games Store. HoYoverse also confirmed that the game is currently in development for PlayStation 5 and 4 though no concrete release date was given. Check out a trailer for the title below!

Honkai: Star Rail is a space fantasy RPG where players will embark upon an interstellar train known as the Astral Express, visiting myriad worlds laced with fantastical landscapes and characters captured in a vibrant, anime-inspired aesthetic. Players will take on the role of a protagonist known as the Trailblazer and build up to a four-person party to both explore “large maps with maze exploration” and fight against opponents in turn-based battles. A detailed synopsis of its story and conceit lies below!

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

A pre-registration campaign for Honkai: Star Rail is currently underway, with players able to net in-game currency, titles, and characters if they sign up. HoYoverse has confirmed that pre-registered players will be able to pre-load the game to their device of choice on April 23rd.

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Trent Argirov

Trent Argirov

Trent is a news editor for RPGFan. If not writing news or lending a voice to the odd podcast, he can be seen, in the Australian wild, drinking copious amounts of iced coffee, working on various manuscripts, and keeping the occasional wandering cat company. His video game backlog stretches far and wide, and sources swear he's slowly working on it, one day at a time.

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