Honkai: Star Rail release date revealed, PS5 version confirmed

Honkai: Star Rail release date

HoYoverse has revealed the Honkai: Star Rail release date, putting an end to the anxiety of millions of fans waiting for the next game from the Genshin Impact studio. This time, it's a new chapter from the Honkai series, following on Honkai Impact 3rd but putting a deep spin with the introduction of turn-based battles.

The Honkai: Star Rail release date is set for April 26, 2023 on PC (official launcher and Epic Games Store), Android, and iOS, with a PlayStation 5 launch confirmed but no date pinned down yet. You can go to the official website to pre-register and shoot for those rewards, including 40 Star Rail Passes and 1600 Stellar Jade by reaching certain Trailblaze Levels.

Here is the synopsis of the game:

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

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