After a long wait, Honkai: Star Rail, one of the most anticipated Gacha, TRPG games, is finally out for PlayStation 5. For those who don’t know, Honkai is a series of games developed by HoYoverse (formerly MiHoYo), the developers and publishers behind some of the other popular games like Genshin impactHonkai Impact 3rd, and one of their newest games, Zenless Zone Zero.
Honkai: Star Rail arrives on PS 5 amid one of the game’s biggest version releases, 1.4 called “Jolted Awake from a Winter Dream,” which brings new areas: Pillars of Creation and Old Weapon Testing Ground. Moreover, it also brings new characters, namely Jingliu and Topaz & Numby, both of which are five-star. As for the four-star characters and light cones, there are Guinaifen of Fire Nihility and two five-star cones: I Shall Be My Own Sword and Worrisome, Blissful.
The version also brings new events — Aetherium Wars and Planar Infinity, in addition to new story and companion missions — Trailblaze Continuance “Jarlo-VI —Future Market” and “Clouds Leave No Trace.”
The game developer mentions in the official press release that the developers have taken significant advantage of the PlayStation 5 hardware, and the Honkai: Star Rail experience on it should be nothing short of exceptional. Star Rail runs natively at 4K on the PlayStation 5 and the hardware provides high-quality rendering, volumetric fog and water features.
Like most HoYoverse games, Honkai: Star Rail is also available on Android, iOS, Windows and Epic Games. What do you think of the PS5 version? Have you checked it yet? Let us know your experiences in the comments below.