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Honkai Star Rail release time nears departure for Genshin Impact fans

If you're looking forward to Genshin Impact devs' Honkai Star Rail release time, we have everything you need to know about when you can play this RPG here.

Honkai Star Rail release time: a purple haired character from the space RPG

A brand new adventure from the developers behind Genshin Impact is almost here and the Honkai Star Rail release time is a lot closer than you might realise. We hope you have your tickets ready, because boarding is about to begin and you’re really going to want to be going on the ride that will be Honkai Star Rail as soon as you can.

But, when can you start playing this game? Well, the Honkai Star Rail release time is scheduled for 19:00 EST / 22:00 PST on April 25 and 03:00 BST on April 26. It’s not quite a midnight launch for anyone, but you really don’t have long to wait. In fact, Honkai Star Rail preloads have already started.

One thing that’s worth noting is that this release time only applies to the PC and mobile version of Honkai Star Rail. If you’re planning to play on consoles, you’re going to have to wait; you can find out more about the Honkai Star Rail PS4 and PS5 release date right here, though. If you want to know whether you can play Honkai Star Rail on Xbox consoles or not, you can find out more about that here, too.

However, if you can’t wait to play – even if you were originally planning to play on console – you can find out more about the Honkai Star Rail crossplay settings here; oh, and the latest regarding Honkai Star Rail on Nintendo Switch right here.

A space-based RPG, those of you looking for a reskin of HoYoverse’s Genshin Impact are going to be disappointed. They might look somewhat similar graphically, but this is going to be a rich experience full of new Honkai Star Rail characters, adventures, and more. Is Honkai Star Rail open worldIs Honkai Star Rail a turn based game? Is Honkai Star Rail a sequel to Honkai Impact? These are all questions you can find the answers to here.

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So, we know this might not be one of the best games of all time, but it really could be one of the best PS5 RPG games when it drops. In the meantime, while you wait, why not check out some Genshin Impact codes here. Don’t say we never give you anything.