Blade & Soul Articles
Blade & Soul is coming! Watch the very first announcement livestream for Blade & Soul. We highlight some of the in-game features, show off epic game play, and answer your questions live!
As we announced elsewhere on the site, Blade & Soul is finally coming to Europe and North America this winter, with a closed beta beginning this fall. The Free to Play MMORPG from Team Bloodsport and NCSOFT has a lot of pent up demand behind it, and we got our hands on the Force Master, Blademaster, and Summoner classes to give you our first impressions.
Some might say that 3 years is too long to wait for an Eastern bred MMORPG to come to the West. In the case of Blade & Soul, it seems like the long detour to an English client has only created more pent up demand for the Wuxia-themed game from NCSOFT and Team Bloodlust. And we’re happy to announce that Blade and Soul is indeed launching as a F2P MMORPG in the US and EU this winter, with a closed beta to begin this fall. The wait, as it were, is almost over.
As we announced on the site, Blade & Soul is finally coming to Europe and North America this winter, with a closed beta beginning this fall. The Free to Play MMORPG from Team Bloodsport and NCSOFT has a lot of pent up demand behind it, and we got our hands on the Force Master, Blademaster, and Summoner classes to give you our first impressions.
Blade & Soul, NCSoft's Wuxia MMORPG from a few years back (in Asia) is finally making its way West with a closed beta this fall, and a full launch in Winter of 2015. This is the debut English trailer, giving the audience a little background on where the story of the game begins as players pick up the game and dive in for the first time.
Over at Reddit, in the same thread that apparently verifies WildStar is going Free to Play, a Carbine Studios employee let the cat out of the bag that Blade & Soul is still coming to the West, and that it's already in Friends & Family beta testing internally.
German site Mein-MMO.de has stated that indicates NCSoft will be releasing Blade & Soul in either North America or Europe in 2014. While we'd all love this to be true, we reached out to Lincoln Davis, NCSoft Director, Corporate Communications who confirmed that this simply NOT the case. Blade & Soul is now anticipated to be released in North America and the EU sometime in 2015.
Steparu.com has unearth a new Japanese language teaser page for Blade & Soul. The article goes on to say that there is yet no word whether or not the game will be IP blocked for Japanese users only and/or when it will be released.
Blade & Soul 2 will be updating soon in Korea and the development team wants to keep its players thinking about what might be yet to come. To do so, they have released a brand new video that hints at a new storyline.
During last month's Gamescom, NCSoft was ready to show off its upcoming Asian fantasy MMO, Blade & Soul. We have a full report about what we saw and heard about B&S. Keep reading and then let us know what you think in the comments.
MMOsite is reporting that Blade & Soul will be entering Closed Beta even earlier than Guild Wars 2. Indeed, according to the MMOsite report, Closed Beta for Blade & Soul will begin sometime within the first half of 2010!
Blade & Soul, NCSoft's next hotly anticipated title was finally and fully revealed at this year's G-Star exhibition in Korea. Not satisfied with the epic nine minute length of their "Vision" trailer for Aion, Blade & Soul's reveal trailer clocks in at a full 11 minutes in length and shows off the game in all its glory. The trailer reveals four new classes, the Destroyer, the Force Master, the Blade Master, and the Kung Fu Master, as well as four new races, the Gon, the Jin, the Kun, and the Lyn.