A new leak from Honkai: Star Rail reveals that one of the game’s upcoming playable characters will debut as a boss during Version 2.0.
- Version 2.0 of Honkai: Star Rail will reportedly introduce Sunday as the game’s newest boss, rumored to become a playable character in a future update.
- HoYoverse has a history of featuring upcoming characters as in-game bosses, previously pitting players against characters like Kafka and Argenti.
- The Version 2.0 update is expected to launch on February 7th, adding the world of Penacony to Honkai: Star Rail alongside several new characters.
A new leak from Honkai: Star Rail is suggesting a rumored playable character will first appear during Version 2.0 as the RPG’s newest boss. With Version 2.0 and the introduction of Penacony on the horizon, HoYoverse has given fans plenty of reasons to be excited about the next world in the popular sci-fi RPG. The developer has already teased several playable characters from Penacony including Black Swan, Sparkle, and Misha among others. Now, leaks from the RPG are teasing the addition of a future playable character as one of Version 2.0’s bosses.
HoYoverse has often featured its upcoming characters as imposing bosses within Honkai: Star Rail, teasing some of their powerful abilities. After being playable in the game’s tutorial, Kafka was featured as a boss during the story of the Xianzhou Luofu and within the Simulated Universe. Other playable characters like Yanqing and Version 1.5 five-star character Argenti have also appeared as in-game bosses throughout the RPG’s story. With a plethora of Penacony characters already teased by HoYoverse, new leaks are suggesting one particular character will star as a boss during Version 2.0.
Honkai: Star Rail Leak Teases New Penacony Enemy
A new leak from Honkai: Star Rail’s Penacony update shows off an unusual enemy planned to join the game with Version 2.0’s launch.
A recent leak shared by Honkai: Star Rail leaker Palito reveals the addition of a new boss in Honkai: Star Rail‘s Version 2.0. The leak suggests that rumored playable character Sunday will make his debut as a boss within Star Rail‘s first Penacony update, with data from the beta’s files suggesting he will appear as an enemy. Sunday was officially revealed by HoYoverse during the Version 1.6 Special Program, appearing as a guest during the livestream sharing details about Penacony. No details were given about how Sunday will function as an in-game boss.
Sunday was one of several new Penacony characters to be teased during the conclusion of Version 1.6’s Special Program. During a segment focused on the newest world in the sci-fi RPG, HoYoverse would tease previously leaked characters like Firefly, Gallagher, and Aventurine among others. The livestream also gave some of the first looks at the in-game world of Penacony, showing off the steampunk aesthetics and vibrant colors used throughout the world. Penacony and Version 2.0 are currently expected to launch on February 7.
With plenty of new content on the way in Penacony, Honkai: Star Rail‘s Version 1.6 saw significant additions to the game as well with its launch earlier this week. The popular Simulated Universe received its newest alternate game mode, with Honkai: Star Rail‘s “Gold and Gears” emphasizing the player’s choices throughout its progression. The update’s launch also saw the addition of two new playable characters with five-star support Ruan Mei and four-star DPS character Xueyi. The impending arrival of Honkai: Star Rail‘s next world looks to have plenty in store for players.
Honkai: Star Rail
The fourth entry in HoYoverse’s Honkai franchise, Honkai: Star Rail is a free-to-play sci-fi RPG. Utilizing a turn-based combat system, the game includes dungeons, multiple planets, and a gacha system for unlocking new characters. Debuting on April 26, 2023, on PC and mobile, Honkai: Star Rail has also been announced for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.
- April 26, 2023
- T for Teen