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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