Finally, the most awaited MMORPG gets a release date for the Western gamers.
You have probably heard about Blade & Soul, one of the popular Massive Online RPGs in South Korea from NCSoft, now it is finally hitting the Western countries, which includes North America and Europe with a confirmed release date of January 19, 2016 at 12AM EST. Those who purchased the Founder?s Pack will get a head start at Blade & Soul on January 15.
The game was a huge success in Asia, especially in China and South Korea where it had 1.8 million concurrent users on its Chinese servers which forces publisher Tencent to add a total of 195 servers online to prevent congestion on their servers.
Blade & Soul will feature seven different character classes at launch day, this include the Blade Master, Destroyer, Summoner, Force Master, Kung Fu Master, Assassin and Blade Dancer. It will also features four different races (Gon, Lyn, Yun and Jin), it will also include 30 dungeons to explore and a level cap of 45, and it also features a 1 versus 1 Player-versus-Player arena. Those who are interested on the game can visit the official website for more details.
You can also purchase the Founder?s Pack for an access to their ongoing closed beta, there are different kinds of Founder?s Pack that you can choose, and the bigger the package that you purchased, the better the perks. Some of these include the mentioned 3-day head start in the game, Premium Points that you can use on the Item Mall, Membership buffs, additional character slots, unique head accessory, costume and weapon skins and a limited time offer to alter your characters. The cheapest starts at $24.99 while the biggest package is at $124.99.
Blade & Soul will be available to the West on January 19, 2016 for the PC