How to Fix Honkai Star Rail Game Files Verification Failed Error


How to Fix Honkai Star Rail Game Files Verification Failed Error

Aditi Joshi
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Players have been experiencing a frustrating 'Game Files Verification Failed' error in Honkai Star Rail.
We shall provide you some ways to fix the error and run the game smoothly without having to deal with the error pop-up again and again.

Honkai Star Rail, a space fantasy turn-based strategy RPG, made its debut on 26th April on both PC and mobile. It later made its way to the PlayStation port on 11th October. The game has been out for a while and has met with tremendous success. The game is being praised for its diverse characters, creative artwork, and music to match the vibe of the game. However, an issue that has continued to persist is the ‘Game Files Verification Failed’ error. 

This widely reported bug has been troubling many players. It has been seen that this issue arises when players are playing the game on outdated versions. Alternatively, it could possibly arise if any corrupted files have emerged in the installation directory files of the game.

In this article, we’ll help you fix this 'Honkai Star Rail Game Files Verification Failed' issue for a seamless gaming experience. 

Fixing the Game Files Verification Failed Issue

Here are some of the methods that you can use to potentially fix the Honkai Star Rail Game Files Verification Failed error:

Honkai Star Rail


Clearing Cache through the Game Launcher (PC & Mobile) 

It could be possible that a large portion of the game cache is taking up space and might have corrupted some files as a result. To remove the cache from the game launcher, follow these steps:

  • Launch the Honkai Star Rail launcher on your PC. 

  • Next to the play button, you will spot three lines. Click on them. 

  • Click on ‘Clear Downloaded Resources’.

  • Exit the launcher and restart your device

  • Launch the Honkai Star Rail launcher to open the game. 

  • Allow the game to redownload new cache.

If you are using a mobile device to play Honkai Star Rail, then you can clear cache from rom the Settings menu directly.

If clearing the cache does not work on your mobile, follow the given steps to try and resolve the issue:

  • Make sure your internet connection is stable.

  • Check your game servers to make sure they are live

  • Switch off your mobile and restart it.

  • Run Honkai Star on your device.

  • Try running it using mobile hotspot.

Reinstalling the game 

If following the above steps to clear the cache did not resolve the issue of ‘Honkai Star Rail Game Files Verification Failed,’ then check if the game server is still operational. If yes, you need to reinstall the game.

If you use Epic Games Launcher, then you should try the ‘Verify Game Files’ option to detect if any files in the game are broken. If any issues are found in the game files, then reinstall Honkai Star Rail. 

This is also a step you can follow on other devices like the PlayStation and your mobile device. This solution has worked for many and has resolved the issue. 

Keeping Honkai Star Rail Up To Date

It could be possible that your Honkai Star Rail is running on an outdated version. To resolve the verification error, you can check out if there are any updates that you might have missed out on. On your mobile device, navigate to the Play Store or App Store to make sure that your game is up to date. 

Similarly, on other devices, head to the respective Game Launchers and check if there is an update to the game that you can install. If yes, install the update and your game should run smoothly. If not, you can raise a ticket officially and report the issue to Hoyoverse via official channels.

So, these are some methods that will help you resolve the ‘Honkai Star Rail Game Files Verification Failed’ error.

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Aditi Joshi is an English Literature student who indulges in the world of gaming when she's not working. She finds enjoyment in the immersive world of gaming.

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