Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Release Date – Maintenance Schedule, New Features 

Honkai Star Rail has announced its new version Star Rail 2.0, leading to new enthusiasm among the fans. The new version launches on February 06, 2024 by 12:00 AM (JST), you may check the region-wise date and time from below.

Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Release Date

HoYoverse brings new characters and a new themed area Penacony with the latest version. This led to high excitement for the release date of Honkai Star Rail 2.0. 

The latest version after the maintenance will drop on Monday (5 Feb 2024) and on 6 Feb 2024. The timing of the launch will vary according to the region, so we have cut down the time for you. See the following date and time for a clear picture of the timing of the release of Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Release:

Date Time Place
5 February  7 PM PST West Coast of North America
9 PM CST Central US
10 PM EST  East Coast of North America
6 February  12 AM JST Japan/ Tokyo
2 PM AEDT Australia/ Sydney
4 AM CET Western Europe/ Paris

With HoYoverse past track record, gamers can expect the release at the given time, But still, the time can slightly change depending upon the server, so approximately at these times, gamers can expect the release of the latest version. 

Maintenance Schedule of Honkai Star Rail 2.0

The Honkai Star rail will go under maintenance before the new version is released, so you will not be able to access the game during this time. Here, we have listed the time and date of maintenance of Honkai Star Rail for players:

Date Time Place
5 February  2 PM PST West Coast of North America
11 PM CET Western Europe/ Paris
4 PM CST Central US
5 PM EST  East Coast of North America
6 February  7 AM JST Japan/ Tokyo
9 AM AEDT Australia/ Sydney

What’s new in the Honkai Star Rail 2.0?

The new version Banner and event details are officially out titled “ If One Dreams at Midnight”, so let’s explore what the new patch has stored for us:

Penacony: a new region: 

  • The Star Rail 2.0 will have a new area to explore called Penacony or the “ Planet of Festivities.” It is currently occupied by the Family in the Asdana Star System. It will be another major region of the new version, making the way for a new storyline. 
  • The new area has gotten the interest of players, with new 5-star players and new enemies and puzzles this is for sure the most interesting part of the update.


  • Through the banner of Star Rail 2.0, three new players are going to make their debut. Those players are as follows:
    • Black Swan: It is a 5-star character, the Wind attacker of the Nihility that will be released in Ripples in Reflection Banner phase 1.
  • Imbibitor Lunae: It is a returning 5-star character of the Destruction path. Phase 1 of the banner starts with the Imbibitor Lane and Black Swan with another 4-star character.
  • Misha: It is the 4-star character that comes with black Swan and Imbibitor Lunae. It is an Ice attacker of the Destruction Path.

Apart from these three, we have two more characters Sparkle (a 5-star Quantum character of the Harmony path) and Jing Yuan (a returning 5-star Lightning character of the Erudition path) in phase 2 of the version.

Apart from this new addition, we have trailblazer missions, a clock Stautue Reward System, new puzzles, new foods, drinks & recipes, a free 4-star character selector, two new relic sets, and many other things that will keep you hooked on this game.

Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Attractive Time Events

The 2.0 version comes with new limited-time events to bring more excitement to the game. The events are Hanu’s Prison Break, Penacony Food Fest, Dreamjolt TV, and Dreamcatcher Bulletin, these events will add new challenges and opportunities for the players.

The new version of Honkai Star Rail, awardee of the Game Award has upped its game with its new update. It has increased the thrill, challenges, and fun for the players. The seven-week patch is filled with updates that are definitely a not-to-miss update for game enthusiasts. 

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