Version 1.4 “Jolted Awake From a Winter Dream” is bringing lots of highly anticipated new content to Honkai Star Rail. This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about the details of the Honkai Star Rail Version 1.4 update from the new characters to release date and upcoming events and content.
Honkai Star Rail Version 1.4 Release Date and Time
The Honkai Star Rail 1.4 release date is October 11th, 2023 after maintenance. Maintenance begins at 6:00 AM UTC+8 and typically lasts around 5 hours.
Based on time zone differences, the 1.4 update goes live on October 10th for North America. Here are the estimated 1.4 release times:
- West Coast US: 8 PM PDT on October 10
- Central US: 10 PM CDT on October 10
- East Coast US: 11 PM EDT on October 10
- UK: 4 AM BST on October 11
- Europe: 5 AM CEST on October 11
New Playable Characters in Honkai Star Rail Version 1.4
Three new characters are joining the expansive roster in version 1.4:
- Jingliu – 5-star Ice DPS wielding the Destruction path. She brings AoE damage and powerful Ice explosions.
- Topaz and Numby – 5-star Fire DPS duo wielding the Hunt path. They specialize in ranged pyro attacks.
- Guinaifen – 4-star Fire support of the Nihility path. She debuffs enemies and boosts ATK.
Jingliu and Topaz headline their own banners, while Guinaifen joins as a 4-star rate-up. Quantum DPS Seele is rerunning in the 1.4 banners, giving players another chance to add her to their team. Her signature 5-star weapon “In the Night” will also be available again.
New Events in Version Honkai Star Rail Version 1.4
Two limited-time events are being added in the 1.4 update:
- Aetherium Wars – Battle waves of enemies with Aether Spirits and earn rewards including a free 4-star character of your choice.
- Planar Infinity – Take on challenging stages and complete specific objectives to earn buffs. Clear as many floors as you can for prizes.
These events will provide new challenges and ways to earn valuable rewards before they end in November.
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Major New Features and Content
Some of the most notable additions coming in the Honkai Star Rail 1.4 update include:
- PS5 Release – Honkai Star Rail will now be playable on PlayStation 5.
- New Trailblazer Continuation Missions – Additional story quests expanding on the main narrative.
- New Companion Mission – Unlock a special quest to learn more about the new character Jingliu.
- Replay Story Dialogue – Pause cutscenes to bring up lore summaries and context.
- Overlord Aether Spirits – New elite enemies in the Simulated Universe mode.
- Two New Areas – Explore the Old Weapon Testing Ground and Pillars of Creation.
Honkai Star Rail Version 1.4 is set to bring impactful new additions across multiple facets of Honkai Star Rail. With three new characters, the return of Seele, two limited events, core features like PS5 support and story replay, and much more, this update is packing exciting content. While waiting for the Honkai Star Rail Version 1.4 release date, be sure to wrap up any unfinished business in the current Version 1.3 update. Complete any remaining events, stock up on upgrade materials, and clear out the Battle Pass if you purchased it. Get ready to jump in and explore everything new when Honkai Star Rail 1.4 “Jolted Awake From a Winter Dream” releases!