miHoYo’s Honkai Impact 3rd Gets A 5.0 Update

by Yong Chi Winn
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[Update] miHoYo recently announced at the Hyperion Lounge press conference that Honkai Impact 3rd will be receiving a 5.0 update.

The upcoming patch, Inherit the Flame, is set to release today, 12 August 2021.

While Honkai Impact 3rd is not as well-known as miHoYo’s other game, Genshin Impact, it is steadily building a big fanbase worldwide.

In this update, players can unlock Kiana’s brand new S-rank battle suit, the Herrscher of Flamescion. Apart from that, players will be able to explore a brand new rogue-like activity known as the Elysian Realm. Moreover, players can enjoy the new high yielding summer events with the Valkyries.

Kiana’s new S-rank battle suit sports a ponytail and a fiery cape and it supports aerial combat. It allows her to unleash sword waves in midair. When Kiana is in the Herrscher mode, she can draw out a burning great sword that leaves a trail of fire after each swing, creating a visual spectacle.

The new Elysian Realm activity introduces players to 8 new distinctive backstories of the Flame-Chasers.

What is Honkai Impact 3rd you ask?

Honkai Impact 3rd is a free-to-play 3D action role-playing mobile game where players would soon be able to play it on the PC, and it comes with a cross-platform support.

Players get to control a team of three characters known as the Valkyries. The game is set in a modern world that’s corrupted by mysterious energy known as Honkai. A tenacious resistance of Valkyries . The Valkyries are brave girls carrying anti-Honkai genome. They battle against the spread of the Honkai disasters and to fight for everything that is beautiful in this world.

Additionally, the classic anime, Neon Genesis Evangelion served as a major inspiration for the creators of Honkai Impact 3rd as well as the founders of miHoYo. It’s also often referenced in other miHoYo games. In fact, Honkai Impact players were able to try their luck to get Asuka from Neon Genesis Evangelion.

According to miHoYo, the game’s stunning shaded graphics, immersive stories, deep customization, and infinite combo action have won itself an international following since its launch on mobile devices, frequently topping App Store’s and Google Play’s downloading charts worldwide.

Info via miHoYo

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