HoYoverse showcased its two RPG titles, the ongoing Honkai: Star Rail and the highly-anticipated Zenless Zone Zero, at the main stage of the annual end-of-year gaming carnival, The Game Awards. Besides celebrating 2023 with many well-established global titles, the live-service space fantasy gave players and fans a sneak peek at Penacony, the next stop of Trailblazer’s intergalactic journey. Meanwhile, HoYoverse’s upcoming ARPG Zenless Zone Zero presented the audience with cinematics of pulsating combat interwoven with rhythmic Dubstep, while confirming a 2024 release across platforms.
Honkai: Star Rail is a brand-new space fantasy RPG with a journey through the immense worlds of the unknown. The game features fantasy elements with myths and legends integrated into the space sci-fi story. Combined with the intuitive turn-based combat system, diverse and distinctive companions, and immersive storylines, the title composes an interstellar melody filled with surprises and rewards.
During The Game Awards, Honkai: Star Rail released a brand-new world premiere trailer, reminiscing about Trailblazer’s past journey, and more importantly, teasing the next significant stage – Penacony! Black Swan, a mysterious and elegant lady, who is the Memokeeper of the Garden of Recollection, served as a special “observer” in this trailer, witnessing visually stunning details and highlights of the Astral Express Crew’s former and upcoming expeditions, creating immense buzz and excitement among players who are eagerly waiting for more thrilling star-chasing adventures in 2024 and beyond.
Zenless Zone Zero is HoYoverse’s latest urban fantasy ARPG, featuring a standalone IP where contemporary civilization has been destroyed by a supernatural disaster known as the Hollows. Players will embark on an adventure with distinctive “Agents” in the last shelter for civilization – New Eridu. The game features a one-of-a-kind art style, music, and urban life gameplay, alongside its thrilling action that will immerse players in a symphony of heart-pounding combat.
Amid its ongoing 2nd closed beta – the Equalizing Test, Zenless Zone Zero’s latest trailer at The Game Awards highlighted its intricate character designs and fluid combat sequences against brand-new bosses, showcasing details of three main factions and an array of new characters who battled against the formidable final boss in Hollow Zero. Furthermore, the trailer concluded by announcing that Zenless Zone Zero will be released in 2024 across platforms.