Starfield release times: Early access & full launch explained
Starfield is already out in early access right now, but the full release time is approaching for those who have just purchased the standard edition or are looking to pick the game up on Xbox Game Pass.
Envious fans have been looking in from the outside for the last week as players with early access get a jump start at exploring the stars. Thankfully, the wait is very nearly over for everyone else, as everyone with a copy of the game can play the game very soon.
So, here's everything you need to know about the release time of Starfield in your timezone, no matter whether you have the standard edition or plan to play it on Xbox Game Pass.
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Starfield release time: Full launch and Xbox Game Pass
The Starfield full launch is coming on September 6, when the game fully unlocks for everyone, regardless of what edition they bought. This also includes players accessing the game via Xbox Game Pass.
Here are the Starfield launch release times in a variety of time zones:
|5 pm (September 5)
|8 pm (September 5)
|9 pm (September 5)
The Starfield release time for the full release is exactly the same for each time zone as when early access began - just a few days later.
If you haven't already, you can preload Starfield on all platforms. So, if you're looking to jump in as soon as the game is available, make sure you download it before it releases in your time zone.
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When was the Starfield early access release time?
Here are the times when Starfield was released into early access:
- 1 am BST
- 2 am CEST
- 10 am AEST
- 12 pm NZST
- 8 am HKT
- 5 pm PDT (August 31)
- 8 pm EDT (August 31)
- 9 pm BRT (August 31)
That's all for our breakdown of the Starfield release times, and now you know exactly what time the game will unlock in your timezone on September 6.