Honkai Star Rail has not fallen behind Genshin Impact, and is the second most popular Hoyoverse property currently. The new version of 1.3 is coming to the game soon, and will contain major story updates, new characters, and also new banners for players to pull on.
With each passing update, the story of the game takes major twists and turns and keeps things very fresh. This update follows the defeat of Phantylia the Undying at the hands of Jing Yuan and Dang Feng/Imbibitor Lunae. The story will be progression forward in this update, as a new zone will be unlocked in the Xianzhou Luofu. All of these will be arriving in a major patch update very soon, and we discuss its server timings, and downtime.
Honkai Star Rail 1.3: Update Time, Server Status, and More
The game has recently unveiled the Kafka and Blade banner, and both of them are incredibly strong characters. The contents for the next patch have been made common knowledge through the teasers and posts. Dang Heng Imbibitor Lunae and Fu Xuan will be the two new 5-star characters making an appearance in the 1.3 patch update. Due to the update, the game will remain under maintenance for a while, and here are the dates and timings.
According to the official Honkai Star Rail Twitter, the maintenance patch will begin at 30th August 2023, at 6:00 (UTC + 8). The server will be down for 5 hours from the starting time, and players will be unable to access the game during this time. However, Hoyoverse will be compensating players for the long update times. Players who are above Trailblaze Level 4 before 30th August 2023, will be eligible for a reward of 300 Stellar Jades. The rewards will automatically be sent to your in-game Mailbox.
Players will be greeted with the much anticipated Dang Heng Imbibitor Lunae banner, which will be the very first Imaginary Destruction character in the game! The second half of the update will be scheduled after 20 days, and will be featuring the Fu Xuan banner, along with a brand new 4-star, Lynx.