Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Update: Release Date and Time

In Short
  • The Honkai Star Rail 1.6 version will be released on December 27 at 3:00 AM UTC.
  • The version will feature a new game mode, character, light cones, events, Memory of Chaos stages, QoL changes, free characters, enemies and locations, and updates to the Simulated Universe.
  • Pre-download the HSR 1.6 update by pressing the Game Pre-installation button on PC and the Resource Pre-Download option on Android and iOS after launching the game.

The upcoming Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update — Crown of the Mundane and Divine — will introduce three new characters, a new game mode, and gift one free 5-star character with a lot of Stellar Jades. Here’s when Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update will be released in your region.

Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Release Date and Time

The Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update will be released on December 27 at 3:00 AM (UTC). As per the norm, the update will go live after the 3-hour maintenance break once the 1.5 version ends. Here are the HSR 1.6 update release times in popular regions:

RegionStart Date & Time
Delhi, India 9:00 AM IST, December 27
Tokyo, Japan12:00 PM JST, December 27
Singapore11:30 AM SST, December 27
California, USA7:00 PM PST, December 26
Beijing, China11:00 AM CST, December 27
Manila, Philippines11:30 AM PHT, December 27
Toronto, Canada10:30 PM, December 26
Bangkok, Thailand10:00 AM ICT, December 27
Jakarta, Indonesia10:30 AM WIB, December 27
Melbourne, Australia2:00 PM AEDT, December 27
Auckland, New Zealand4:00 PM NZDT, December 27
London, United Kingdom3:00 AM GMT, December 27
Sao Paulo, Brazil12:00 AM BRT, December 27
Oslo, Norway4:00 AM CET, December 27

Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Update Pre-download

One of the best things about HoYoverse games is that you don’t need to wait to download the new version updates once it goes live. Honkai Star Rail has a pre-download feature, allowing players to download the upcoming version a few days before the release. This allows the players to play the latest version upon its release without delay.

Here is how you can pre-download Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update:

  • Run the game launcher and select the Game Pre-installation button (PC).
  • Run the game and select the Resource Pre-Download option from the ‘Tap to Start‘ screen (Android & iOS).

As for Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update size, the mobile version would require 9088 MB and 11.39GB for the PC version.

  • Pre-download Honkai Star Rail 1.6 version on PC
  • Pre-download Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Version on Android and iOS

Everything Coming to Honkai Star Rail 1.6

With the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 releasing soon, here is a summary of everything new in the version.

So, there you have it. Tell us what you are the most excited about in the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 version. Don’t forget to mention the characters you plan to pull and pass in the upcoming banners.

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