Honkai: Star Rail second closed beta test signups now available; new trailer and screenshots

Hoyoverse (previously Mihoyo) has announced that Honkai: Star Rail will hold a second closed beta test, and sign-ups are now available on the official website. The kick-off date for the beta has not been revealed.

Honkai: Star Rail is the latested title of Hoyoverse's Honkai series after Honkai Impact 3rd, working as the company's take on a turn-based RPG.

A second closed beta trailer, description, and screenshot set can be found below, via Hoyoverse. Honkai: Star Rail is set to release for mobile devices and PC, but no release window has been announced.

Global interactive entertainment brand HoYoverse is excited to announce that Honkai: Star Rail, the latest addition to the Honkai series, will kick off a new closed beta on PC, iOS, and Android, in recent schedule. The forthcoming title introduces a standalone story with brand-new characters and old friends, as well as a refined turn-based combat system that will appeal to both old Honkai fans and newcomers to the franchise. Closed beta sign-up is now available on the official site: https://hsr.hoyoverse.com

Honkai: Star Rail features a game world awaiting discovery with elements of myths and legends blended into the space sci-fi story. In this universe, there are the [Aeons], incarnations of universal principles that are able to freely travel between infinite worlds using some kind of primitive force. The galaxy is packed with worlds that have unique landscapes and stories; the [Aeons] roaming the universe uphold their own beliefs, among whom there is the [Destruction], who regards the universe as a fallacy and civilization as cancer, casting seeds of ruin called [Stellarons] across the galaxy.

The protagonist, who was implanted with a [Stellaron], embarks on a trip aboard the Astral Express with a group of passengers who claim to have inherited the spirit of [the Trailblaze], pursuing the trails of [Aeons] to explore the realms of the universe. The expedition progresses as the protagonist and the crew seek the ultimate answers to the journey's purpose and unearth secrets buried in legends.

Honkai: Star Rail invites players to board the Astral Express and travel across unique worlds, each filled with different adventures and surprises. During the whirlwind trip of a star-chasing ride, players will meet new companions as well as faces familiar to series fans, resolving [Stellaron]-related conflicts, and eventually unraveling the mysteries concealed within. This role-playing game features a newcomer-friendly strategic turn-based combat system and large maps and mazes involving puzzle-solving and exploration, providing players with epic combat and a journey of discovery full of surprises and rewards.

The new closed beta sign-up is officially available today via the Honkai: Star Rail official website. For more information and updates, please visit the official site or follow @HonkaiStarRail on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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