Fans of miHoYo can now download the first Honkai Star Rail closed beta on PC and mobile to enjoy its characters.
MiHoYo are the masterminds behind Genshin Impact. It’s become one of the biggest games in the world since its launch in September 2020, and this has resulted in fans sampling their other games.
While Genshin continues to bring in the money, travelers may wish to take a short respite to ride a train in space.
How to download Honkai Star Rail
You can only download Honkai Star Rail on PC or mobile if you successfully signed up for the closed beta.
If you managed to successfully sign up, you will have received an email for the account you signed up with. However, if you are eligible and haven’t received instructions, you can contact [email protected] for assistance.
There will be more betas in the future similar to Genshin Impact before its launch. Those who have access to the first exclusive demo will need an internet connection at all times.
Beta system requirements
MiHoYo’s recommend iOS mobile and PC system requirements for the closed beta are as follows:
iOS (file size 3.27 GB):
- iOS 12 or later
- iPhone: iPhone XS, iPhone XR, or better
- iPad: iPad with Apple A12 processor or better
- ※ October 2018 model or later
PC (file size 4.46 GB):
- Windows 7 or later with Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
- 8GB of RAM
- Discrete graphics card
- Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 or better
All of the above comes via the official FAQ. Unfortunately, there is no start or end date as of writing.
Honkai Star Rail characters
Below are all the characters announced for Honkai Star Rail so far:
- March 7th
You can find out more about these characters over on the game’s website. However, if you’re a fan of Honkai Impact, you will already recognise some of the cast such as Himeko, Seele, and Welt.