Star Rail Version 2.2 “Then Wake to Weep” update will release on 8th May 2024

The popular gaming company HoYoverse shared that the exciting Version 2.2 update for Honkai: Star Rail, named “Then Wake to Weep,” is coming out on May 8, 2024. This update is a big deal as it brings the game closer to its climax in the captivating Penacony adventure. Also, there will be the addition of two new 5-star characters, Robin and Boothill, who you can obtain in the coming update, making the game’s story even more interesting.

Trailblazers dive into The Ominous Aftermath of Acheron’s Act in Honkai: Star Rail Version 2.3

After Acheron broke into the Clock Studios Theme Park’s giant screen, the continuation of the story goes on in this update. It seems like there are hidden dangers behind The Family’s supposed safety. In Version 2.2, a new enemy called “Harmonious ChoirThe Great Septimus will appear at the Charmony Festival. Meanwhile, the Astral Express Crew, including Trailblazer with their new hat, is getting ready to wrap up their adventure in Penacony.

Honkai Star Rail Harmonious Choir bossHonkai Star Rail Harmonious Choir boss
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As the main story unfolds, Trailblazers will explore new Dreamscapes and uncover The Family’s secrets. They’ll start with Dreamflux Reef, which is very different from the previous Penaconian fantasies. Accessing this new area will require specific methods and resources, and Trailblazers will meet unexpected allies along the way.

Excitement Builds for the Charmony Festival

Excitement is building up across the Cosmos as the Charmony Festival gets closer, being one of the festival’s big events is the Festivity Auditions. This lively event takes place in the Moment of Scorchsand, creating a spectacular show for everyone attending. In Version 2.2, Trailblazers team up with friends to compete in the auditions as a new event on the update, hoping to become the Festive Superstar.

Honkai Star Rail Charmony FestivalHonkai Star Rail Charmony Festival
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As you progress through each audition stage, you get to enter the Penacony Grand Theater, which is the festival’s main attraction. Many viewers will gather there to see the new character perform. Miss Robin is famous for her beauty and talent, bringing charm and excitement to the Charmony Festival.

Honkai: Star Rail Version 2.3 will bring two new playable characters and reruns

1. Robin

If you are among the fans who have been eagerly waiting for Robin to arrive as a 5-star character, then the wait is over. Robin is known for her elegance and grace, earning fame across the cosmos. Her music, powered by the Path of Harmony also resonates with various beings. In battles, Robin smoothly uses her melodies to give crucial support and buffs to allies.

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When she uses her Ultimate ability, Robin gives a morale-boosting performance, granting all allies immediate action and stronger buffs. Plus, during her Ultimate, Robin deals extra damage to enemies after each ally’s attack and stays immune to Crowd Control debuffs.

2. Boothill

Adding to the roster is Boothill, a 5-star character joining the second half of the update. I’m excited about his appearance as a cyborg cowboy exploring the cosmic frontier with a spirited and untamed nature. As a Galaxy Ranger, Boothill is focused on punishing the wicked, especially targeting the Interastral Peace Corporation.

Honkai Star Rail Boothill characterHonkai Star Rail Boothill character
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Boothill’s playstyle is about dueling one enemy at a time, taunting them to increase damage for both sides. His Ultimate move inflicts Physical element Weakness, causing substantial damage and slowing down enemy actions, showing off the Galaxy Ranger’s strength.

3. Fu Xuan and Topaz rerun

Version 2.2 is getting ready for the highly anticipated rerun of Fu Xuan and Topaz as returning characters. Fu Xuan is well-known as one of the game’s top tanks, while Topaz is praised for exceptional follow-up damage support. Both characters are expected to return in rerun banners during both halves of Version 2.2.

Honkai Star Rail Topaz and NumbyHonkai Star Rail Topaz and Numby
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Fu Xuan will appear in the first half, followed by Topaz in the second half of Version 2.2. This is a great chance for players who missed getting these powerful characters earlier.

Honkai: Star Rail First Anniversary Concert

To celebrate the game’s first anniversary, the Honkai: Star Rail Concert will be live-streamed globally on May 1, 2024, starting at 7:05 p.m. (UTC+8). Trailblazers are invited to enjoy the enchanting music that has accompanied their galactic journey over the past year. The livestream will be on Honkai: Star Rail’s official YouTube Channel, giving you a chance to relive magical moments and celebrate the game’s achievements through captivating music.

Honkai Star Rail ConcertHonkai Star Rail Concert
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You can also look forward to Miss Robin’s upcoming album, featuring her popular song “If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking.” This album promises mesmerizing tracks that resonate with listeners and showcase Miss Robin’s musical talent. It’s an exciting time for you to explore more of Honkai: Star Rail and appreciate the creativity and talent that have made the game beloved in the gaming community.

Honkai: Star Rail Version 2.2 will feature exciting events after release

The new update has some exciting events coming up, and I am looking forward to exploring new things coming in the update. With the new boss to challenge, new characters to debut, and new quests, the excitement just keeps on building up.

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