- A pair of leaked videos provides a closer look at the in-game appearance of rumored character Sam in Honkai: Star Rail, showcasing his mechanical armor.
- Sam has been heavily teased through the story of Star Rail as a member of the game’s Stellaron Hunters alongside past characters Kafka, Blade, and Silver Wolf.
- Sam’s release date in Honkai: Star Rail has not been confirmed, but rumors suggest he may arrive in the game’s Version 2.2 update.
A Honkai: Star Rail leak is teasing the potential in-game appearance of rumored upcoming character Sam, expected to be introduced to the game in a future update. The recent launch of the HoYoverse sci-fi RPG’s Version 2.0 update has brought plenty of new content to the game, aside from the debut of Penacony. Version 2.0 introduces three new playable characters to Honkai: Star Rail with Black Swan, Sparkle, and Misha coming alongside new areas to explore and new puzzle-solving mechanics. A new leak could now potentially be teasing rumored character Sam’s addition to the game.
Sam saw his long-awaited first official appearance during the main story of Honkai: Star Rail‘s Version 2.0 as a member of the Stellaron Hunters. Before his in-game debut, Sam had been heavily teased through the story of Star Rail‘s pre-existing Stellaron Hunters with Sam and Kafka first recruiting Blade to the group. He was also heavily involved in popular character Silver Wolf’s addition to the antagonistic organization, teased through her Character Stories. Now, a new leak is giving a closer view at how Sam may look as a playable character.
Honkai: Star Rail Leak Reveals Debut of Long-Awaited Character
A Honkai: Star Rail leak reveals when a long-awaited character will finally make their in-game appearance, but it’s not what fans expect.
Rumored Honkai: Star Rail Character Sam Leaks
A recent leak shared to the Chinese Baidu Tieba forums gives a closer look at the in-game model for rumored character Sam. The short clip shows Sam’s metal suit of armor moving and shifting into different positions, changing his appearance into more battle-ready stances. The second video also showcases parts of Sam’s mask moving, revealing the glowing blue visor underneath and the mechanical movements inside his chest armor. Sam’s release date within Honkai: Star Rail has not been confirmed, though current rumors suggest he may arrive in Version 2.2.
Sam serves as just one of several characters rumored to be joining Honkai: Star Rail‘s roster throughout the Penacony cycle. HoYoverse has directly introduced several of these characters through its Special Program broadcasts and promotional material, teasing upcoming cast members like Sunday and Robin. Leaks from Honkai: Star Rail have also hinted at several new updates coming for older characters, including the next version of the Trailblazer and a rumored skin for starter character March 7th.
With multiple Penacony characters already teased, Honkai: Star Rail recently revealed the trio of party members that will join the playable roster in Version 2.1. During the lead-up to Version 2.0’s Special Program, HoYoverse introduced two new five-star characters coming in Version 2.1, with Aventurine and Acheron set to join the roster. Honkai: Star Rail will also add a new four-star character in Gallagher during the Version 2.1 update. The upcoming releases of several highly-anticipated characters should have plenty in store for Honkai: Star Rail fans during the Penacony cycle.
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