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How to download Honkai Star Rail on PC

Look no further if you’re wondering how to get Honkai Star Rail on PC, including what storefronts HoYoverse's turn-based RPG is on.

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The highly anticipated Honkai Star Rail is off to a great start, though many are wondering how to join in on the fun. Since the game is not available on Steam or many other major launchers, it’s not surprising people are confused about how to download Honkai Star Rail on PC. Well, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about downloading the game on PC.

Honkai Star Rail can be confusing whether you’re a Genshin Impact veteran or not, but fret not. We’ve got a detailed guide covering all the Honkai Star Rail characters that you can get right now, as well as a Honkai Star Rail tier list of best characters. Nevertheless, here’s how to download Honkai Star Rail on PC while we wait for the Honkai Star Rail PS5, PS4 release date.

How to download Honkai Star Rail on PC

To download Honkai Star Rail on PC, visit the official website and click download to install the launcher. You can also download the game on the Epic Games launcher on PC, though it can only be pre-downloaded when done directly from HoYoverse’s website.

Clicking the download button on the official website will display all your options in terms of downloading Honkai Star Rai, including on mobile devices.

Once you have installed the launcher via the official website, you will be able to download the game. If you are looking to play through it, you may want to check out the Honkai Star Rail PC system requirements and take the Honkai Star Rail system requirements test over on PCGameBenchmark to answer the question ‘Can I run Honkai Star Rail?

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Is Honkai Star Rail on Steam?

No, Honkai Star Rail is not available on Steam. The game is only available via HoYoverse’s website and the Epic Games store on PC or through the Google Play Store or App Store on mobile.

What are the Honkai Star Rail PC system requirements?

The minimum Honkai Star Rail PC system requirements are:

  • Intel Core i3 processor
  • 6GB of RAM
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 or higher
  • Windows 7
  • 20GB of storage space

Recommended PC system requirements suggest an Intel i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, a GeForce GTX 1060 or higher, and Windows 10. This is according to the official HoYoverse Honkai Star Rail FAQ, which you can benchmark test over on PCGamesBenchmark.

Now you know how to download Honkai Star Rail on PC, along with other important topics like Steam availability. While you wait for it to download, why not check out all the Honkai Star Rail free characters you can get when you dive in. Needless to say, they’re pretty darn good.