NCSOFT announces the first closed beta weekend for Blade & Soul
underway tomorrow for purchasers of Founder's Packs for the game. They promise a
total of 21 days of testing with four additional such weekends planned between
now and the game's 2016 launch.
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announced today that the first closed beta weekend for Blade & Soul begins
tomorrow, 29th October at 18:00 CET / 17:00 UTC. All players who have purchased
a Founder’s Pack of any tier will have access this weekend, as well as a random
assortment of players who signed up on the Blade & Soul website. Slated for a
free-to-play launch in the first quarter of 2016, Blade & Soul seamlessly melds
martial arts and mythology as players seek vengeance against evil forces bent on
destroying their world
“Closed beta is a very exciting time for Blade & Soul, as this is the first time
that a lot of the community will have hands-on time with the game”, said Nicolas
Coutant, producer at NCSOFT West. “We’ve been hard at work developing a unique
MMO experience that players will enjoy, and we can’t wait to see more players
breathe life into the martial arts world of Blade & Soul”.