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      [Read Before Posting] Blade & Soul General FAQ

      Hello Blade & Soul fans, Welcome to the official Blade & Soul Dojo FAQ! This thread contains commonly asked questions about Blade & Soul's Western versions. Have a question? Check to see if it's posted here or use our forums search feature before creating a new thread. This thread will be updated at all times by any of the Dojo staff members. For additional information on Blade & Soul visit our wiki, or check out the official Blade & Soul West website. Table of Contents <a href="#1">What is Blade & Soul?</a> <a href="#2">Is there an official site for Blade & Soul's Western version?</a> <a href="#3">What is Blade & Soul's release date?</a> <a href="#4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> <a href="#5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> <a href="#6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> <a href="#7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> <a href="#8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> <a href="#9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> <a href="#10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> <a href="#11">What are the playable races?</a> <a href="#12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> <a href="#13">What are the playable classes?</a> <a href="#14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> <a href="#15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> <a href="#16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> <a href="#17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> <a href="#18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> <a href="#19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> <a href="#20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> <a href="#21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> <a href="#22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> <a name="1">What is Blade & Soul?</a> Blade & Soul is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Korean game development studio, Team Bloodlust and is published by NCSOFT. <a name="2">Is there an official site for Blade & Soul's Western version?</a> You can find the official Blade & Soul West site here. <a name="3">What is Blade & Soul's release date?</a> The North American and European versions are currently set to be released on January 19th, 2016. Head Start for founder's pack owners will begin at 10:00am PST on January 15th, 2016, and name reservations for Disciple and Master pack owners will begin on January 11th, 2016. The game has already been officially released in the following regions: Korea: June 30, 2012
      China: November 28, 2013
      Japan: May 20, 2014
      Taiwan: November 20, 2014
      <a name="4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> Yes. CBT 1: Oct 29, 10am PDT - Nov 2, 10pm PDT [NA server only]* CBT 2: Nov 13, 10am PDT - Nov 16, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 3: Nov 24, 10am PDT - Nov 30, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 4: Dec 11, 10am PDT - Dec 14, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** CBT 5: Dec 18, 10am PDT - Dec 21, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** *NA servers will only support English. **EU servers will support English, French, and German; except on CBTs 1, 2, & 3. <a name="5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> Blade & Soul has been announced as a F2P (free-to-play) title for the West and will have no content limitations. They have also stated that the game will not be "pay-to-win". <a name="6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> No. <a name="7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> Blade & Soul's Western servers will be housed in the following location: North America: Dallas, Texas US
      Europe: Frankfurt, Germany.
      <a name="8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> There are currently no plans to support Oceanic/SEA servers. However, NCSOFT has stated that if the community shows enough interest they will reconsider. A petition has been created for NCSOFT to reconsider. <a name="9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> No. Transferring accounts is not possible, but transferring the physical appearance of your character from other versions is possible through the profile screenshot function in Character Creation. <a name="10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> There are currently no plans for region blocking. <a name="11">What are the playable races?</a> Jin, Gon, Yun, Lyn. Click here for more information. <a name="12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> In North America, the word "Kun" closely resembles a derogatory racial slur. <a name="13">What are the playable classes?</a> There are currently six confirmed playable classes for the Western versions. The "Warlock" class can be found in the KR, CN, JP and TW clients but have yet to be confirmed for the North American and European release.
      Assassin
      Blade Dancer
      Blade Master
      Destroyer
      Force Master
      Kung-Fu Master
      Summoner
      <a name="14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> Yes. The playable races in Blade & Soul are indeed restricted to a select few classes. Below you'll find what you can play each race as. Jin: Assassin, Blade Master and Kung Fu Master
      Gon: Destroyer, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      Lyn: Blade Dancer, Force Master and Summoner
      Yun: Blade Master, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      <a name="15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> The initial level cap on release will be 45. <a name="16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> No. <a name="17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> Blade & Soul will be released for Windows PC. <a name="18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> Below are the PC specs taken from Blade & Soul's Korean client. [Minimum Spec] CPU : Intel Dual core/AMD Athlon 64X2 or better RAM : 2G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8600GT/AMD Radeon HD4600 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (32bit / 64bit) DirectX : 9.0c [Recommended] CPU : Intel Quad core/AMD Phenom II X4 or better RAM : 4G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8800GTX / AMD Radeon HD4850 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (64bit) DirectX : 9.0c <a name="19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> You can view all past broadcasts here. <a name="20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> Yes, you can view their packages here. <a name="21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> This has not yet been confirmed. <a name="22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> Yes. Updated: December 25th, 2015
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Tashigi what server are you playing on?

I'm going to try to get a key somehow and start downloading by the end of today.

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There is only one server at the moment (Being stress tested for large crowds).

My in-game name is Tashigi :3

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There is only one server at the moment (Being stress tested for large crowds).

My in-game name is Tashigi :3

Any Battle Frame you tend to enjoy. I'm liking how the Dread Frame plays. Reminds me of the Heavy from TF2 but with much more defensive potential.

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Ahahaha.

I play Assault mostly 'cause it looks sexy on the female model I chose :3

But you can select up to 3 frames (By buying them from in-game shops, with in-game currency) and you can buy slots too.

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Any Battle Frame you tend to enjoy. I'm liking how the Dread Frame plays. Reminds me of the Heavy from TF2 but with much more defensive potential.

Dreadnaught is still pretty OP once you grab a few of its abilities (see:

). I really enjoy Engineer though; it's really fun to play, but I enjoy point-defense a lot (though their ability to defend a point comes in handy when you're solo thumping).
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That was pretty boss, Lol.

Chosen spawns on top of me and I know I'm either running like hell or dieing very quickly.

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This game is so fun.

I was one of the players that got lucky and won a beta key for it's very beginning---so I'm totally up to seeing about playing with you weekenders if it's at all possible. n n

My IGN is 'MoonHalo' and I play a sniper-type thing. (I forget what the battle frame's called as I don't play much. > > But if I have someone to play with that'll change radically.)

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My character's name is Fembot. If you see me, let's do some shit. My main quest is bugged (I think) so I've been kind of bored. Just kind of running around killing Chosen mostly.

Also, I have 5 invites I can send if anyone wants to get into the beta beyond the weekend passes. Just shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll send it out to you.

UPDATE—Invites Left: 3

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I could use an extra one for my roomie. Sending you a PM!

Thanks for the key.

I'll be sure to let yall know if I get some keys later on!

I love the way sign textures work in this game.

So much.

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And here's mah char. Not much of a char. customization tool at the moment, though.

Tashigi~Dec-4-2012~New%20Eden~1~p2.png

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I'd really appreciate if you could send me a key, the game looks sooo amazing i really wanna play it

Edit: Got one (:

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Having issues installing the game itself...Hopefully I can get it fixed and get some playtime in.

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Having issues installing the game itself...Hopefully I can get it fixed and get some playtime in.

Lemme know when you're in. : P I've only occasionally flew in the kill shit while pretty much ignoring the quests outright---It'd be good to find someone so I can finally figure out the ropes here.

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Lemme know when you're in. : P I've only occasionally flew in the kill shit while pretty much ignoring the quests outright---It'd be good to find someone so I can finally figure out the ropes here.

Only thing holding me back is trying to install the C++ 64bit that's required to play the game. My computer simply refuses to accept the installation and I end up getting a failed install and an error. If I can't fix it myself...i'm going to be pretty bummed.

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http://youtu.be/shVahIJOOCY



Just randomly decided to record and there ended up being a few people reclaiming an outpost tower, so I joined in. The moral of the story—Juggernauts are mean. :( Edited by spencerBAXLEY
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Tashi im sure its around the forums somewhere but what are your pc specs?

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GTX 460 (1 GB w/minor OC), Phenom II 555 BE (OC and unlocked to 4x cores and 3.8 GHZ).

It's nothing too fancy. Just overclocked here and there.

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It's amazing how effective the Chosen are at making you want to kill them :hell_boy:

Joined on the beta weekend, liked it enough to get a founder pack. Characters name is Alariel, and im happy to snipe for you :wave:

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GTX 460 (1 GB w/minor OC), Phenom II 555 BE (OC and unlocked to 4x cores and 3.8 GHZ).

It's nothing too fancy. Just overclocked here and there.

Ah nice wonder if i'll be able to run it at 60 fps with the shadows on. I'm sure you've probably seen me talking about my build all over the place but just for you to see it here i'll post it

MSI GTX 670 Power Edition (it's arriving today by ups thank god!)

I5 3570k OC to 4.0 ghz

8 gb Ram (i'm confused as to why it's not running in 2133 mhz though unless it is and i just don't know how to read it right lol)

It's amazing how effective the Chosen are at making you want to kill them :hell_boy:

Joined on the beta weekend, liked it enough to get a founder pack. Characters name is Alariel, and im happy to snipe for you :wave:

im thinking about getting a founder pack when i get paid actually (hopefully the issues of my beta key will be resolved soon so i can test it out)

Actually 1 other question since im only on a 1.5 mb connection will i do fine you think in game?

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i don't think you'll have problems with bandwidth, and from what i read i haven't seen alot of issues with lag outside of the last stress test weekend, which was intentional by the devs to see the current limits on their system.

Won't know till you try though.

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You should be able to, Soultaker. But it might drop below 60 FPS in towns. I believe the shadows feature is a little bugged IMO, is all. I don't have this problem with other games.

P.S You can disable "streaming" and you won't have bandwidth lag.

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You should be able to, Soultaker. But it might drop below 60 FPS in towns. I believe the shadows feature is a little bugged IMO, is all. I don't have this problem with other games.

P.S You can disable "streaming" and you won't have bandwidth lag.

Shadows are definitely buggy. I have them turned off because my compubox has a seizure when they're turned all the way up. It doesn't seem to have a problem with them when they're lower, but when they're lower they look like crap, so I just turned them completely off. XD

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Not sure why anyone would but, I was playing games on our big tv tonight and decided to launch this game. To my surprise the XBOX360 pad was recognized on the spot and the game has 100% full support for it. It actually played well with it too.

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