For those who don't know, Honkai: Star Rail is a new strategy, turn-based RPG from Genshin Impact developer, HoYoverse. The game's first Closed Beta kicked off in October 2021, and now, late in April 2022, the Honkai: Star Rail second Closed Beta has been announced, alongside an exciting new trailer.
In this guide, we tell you exactly how to get access to the 2nd Honkai: Star Rail closed beta, as well as the game's updated spec requirements on Android, iOS and PC, so let's get started, Trailblazers!
How to join Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta
To join the 2nd Closed Beta of Honkai: Star Rail, you will need to sign up for a chance at access between 28th April and 15th May 2022.
- All Honkai: Star Rail characters, lore and English voice actors
- Honkai: Star Rail ultimates for each character
- Does Honkai: Star Rail have cross-progression or cross-save?
- Does Honkai: Star Rail closed beta progress carry over?
While signing up for the Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta, prospective Trailblazers are urged to add accurate survey information, otherwise, they might not be able to play the game.
You can read the steps below to sign up for Honkai: Star Rail's Closed Beta.
- Have an active HoYoverse account.
- Visit the official Honkai: Star Rail page and click the "Enter Sign-Up" button.
- Fill in the Survey with accurate information.
- You've now signed up for a chance at beta access.
There are more ways of increasing your chances for Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta access.
First up, you can retweet this tweet from the game's official Twitter account, adding your HoYoverse Account User ID with the #PlayStarRailNOW. 100 will be selected to participate in the 2nd Closed Beta for Honkai: Star Rail via this method.
In the comment section of the Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta trailer, you can also leave a comment with your HoYoverse Account ID after signing up before 4th May 2022 for a chance to gain access.
Prospective players will get notified if they have gained Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta access on 19th May 2022.
Honkai: Star Rail beta specs for PC, iOS and Android
The Honkai: Star Rail specs for PC, iOS and Android have changed a bit since the first Closed Beta, or at the very least became more detailed.
Honkai: Star Rail PC recommended specs:
- CPU: Intel i5 Processor.
- Memory: 8GB RAM.
- GPU: GTX 970 or better.
Honkai: Star Rail iOS device specs:
- iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus or better.
- iPad with Apple A12 processor or better (October 2018 model or better).
- iOS 12 or later.
Honkai: Star Rail Android device specs:
- Snapdragon 865 or better.
- Kirin 9000 or better.
Honkai: Star Rail Closed Beta trailer
Check out the Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta trailer, released in the early hours of the morning on 28th April 2022 below.
A description in the trailer explains the game's premise: "The Destruction has no choice but to wipe out all the stains of the tainted universe.
The Preservation has no choice but to build walls to protect worlds where life still endures.
But you still have a choice - reach the ending of the story in your own way!"
The trailer for Honkai: Star Rail's 2nd Closed Beta is packed with action, and showcases various characters in the game, as well as their powerful abilities.
Good luck getting access to the Honkai: Star Rail 2nd Closed Beta! Hopefully, this guide will help you get one step closer to exploring infinite possibilities in this massive universe, if you meet the device specs on PC, iOS or Android, that is.
For more on the game, please check out our section dedicated to Honkai: Star Rail guides, news, characters and patch notes.
Featured image courtesy of HoYoverse.