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What are the PC, Android, & iOS system requirements for Honkai Star Rail?

Get your device ready for a trailblazing journey across the galaxy.

Honkai: Star Rail is a turn-based, JRPG-inspired game by Genshin Impact developer HoYoverse (miHoYo), where you can jump aboard the Astral Express and trailblaze across the galaxy. If you're excited to start your journey, you first need to find a suitable device to play on.

Currently, Star Rail is supported across PC, Android, and iOS operating systems, all of which are also controller-compatible. We like playing on every platform, so let's talk about how powerful your devices first need to be to run the game at 60 FPS.

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Honkai Star Rail PC system requirements

These are the recommended hardware for playing Honkai: Star Rail on a PC. A device with the minimum requirements will be able to run the game smoothly, but you may have to lower some in-game settings. If you want to play at max capacity, your device needs to have the recommended system requirements.

ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 or equivalentIntel® Core™ i7 or equivalent
RAM8 GB or above 8 GB or above
Discrete graphics cardNvidia GeForce GTX 970 or equivalentNvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or equivalent

The PC package size is 13.5 GB. Prepare a generous amount of space on your SSD to account for future updates, which can inflate the file size.

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Honkai Star Rail Android system requirements

These are our recommended processors for playing Honkai: Star Rail on an Android device. If your device meets the minimum requirements, it will be able to run the game smoothly with minimal to no stuttering or graphics lag, but possibly on reduced settings. With recommended specs, you'll be able to play on max capacity with no issues.

Snapdragon 835Snapdragon 855
Kirin 810Kirin 990
Dimensity 720Dimensity 1000

The initial download size is around 7 to 10GB. But updates are always (always!) happening, so prepare extra storage space.

Honkai Star Rail iOS system requirements

If you play on iOS, your device must be one of the following models or better. If your device meets the minimum requirements, the game will function smoothly with little to no graphics lag or stuttering, but possibly reduced settings. With the recommended specs, you'll be able to play at max capacity with no issues.

iPhoneiPhone 8, iPhone X, or betteriPhone XS, iPhone XR, or better
iPadAnything on iOS 12 or laterApple A12 processor or better

If you want to play on iPad, keep in mind that macOS is not supported—you must run on the standard iOS. Additionally, only iPhones and iPads running iOS 12 or later will be able to access Honkai: Star Rail.

The iOS package size is 8.12 GB. Again, prepare excess storage space to account for as more planets are added to the game.

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Nicki Si
Nicki is a freelance writer with 5 years of writing experience. She's a fan of anything from HoYoverse, from Genshin Impact to Tears of Themis and Honkai: Star Rail. She also loves rhythm games like BanG Dream! and D4DJ.
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Bianca Versoza
Bianca Versoza is Pro Game Guides' Weekend Editor. With over three years of experience in gaming journalism, she specializes in anything remotely turn-based and strategic, like Pokémon, Final Fantasy, and Honkai: Star Rail. Bianca is a huge fan of Square Enix, RPGs, party games, and visual novels, but will play anything with a banger OST. She's a proud early bird.

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