Honkai: Star Rail Expands Universe with 2.0 Update Featuring New World and Characters

  • 26-01-2024 |
  • Nolan Gallagher

Gamers should mark their calendars for February 6, when Hoyoverse is slated to roll out the 2.0 update of Honkai: Star Rail. This latest expansion invites players to explore Penacony, a newly introduced realm that will serve as the fourth world in the interstellar adventure. Additionally, Hoyoverse will enrich the game's lineup with three novel playable personas.

Over the course of updates 2.0 to 2.2, adventurers can undertake the Trailblaze Missions within Penacony. A narrative conclusion to these missions awaits in the subsequent 2.3 update.

Among the fresh faces is Black Swan, a formidable five-star character known for her combat prowess. In the midst of battle, she frequently bestows a cumulative condition known as Arcana upon her adversaries. This condition can activate an array of additional effects, escalating in intensity with each accumulated stack.

Joining the fray is another five-star recruit, Sparkle, whose arrival augments her allies' maximum skill points. Her signature skill not only amplifies a selected ally's critical damage but may also provide a tactical advantage called Advance Forwards, thus quickening their subsequent action in combat.

Lastly, players can welcome Misha to their ranks, a four-star character whose ultimate move becomes more powerful as his allies expend skill points. His climactic ability also carries a chance to envelop his target in a Freeze status.

Fans can engage with Honkai: Star Rail on various platforms, including PC, PlayStation 5, iOS, and Android devices.