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      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
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      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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Itachi.Uchiha

Blade & Soul Collectors Edition

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Now that we're on our way waiting for Blade & Soul to release in the west, I'd like to mention a collectors edition for this game.

Personally I think this is going to be my favorite MMO, so I definitely want to have a Collectors Edition of this game.

So in this topic I want to hear from you guys if you also want to get a collectors edition and in that case, what would you like to see in it.

Of course there will be the usual things like, Soundtracks, Map on cloth, Artbook (which I would love to have of this game. The art is just tremendous.)

A few exclusive digital stuff, A mount, armor accessories, etc.

But beside from that some special things like a figure, a t-shirt can also be added.

What would you guys like to see?

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Definitely a figure.

Also an exclusive dobok! :big_smile:

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Even though im a huge mount fanatic, BnS dont need no mounts! :confident:

But really, I'm sure there will be a collector's edition of some sort, didnt korea get a pre-order bonus that came with that spiffy eye-piece? (not to mention an outfit for participating in the beta or something?)

As for what I'd like to see, maybe a super special summoner cat skin :embarrassed:

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If they do release one, Im definitely getting it. Very few games interest me these days and this is definitely one of them =)

Id like to get and art book too a poster wouldn't be a bad idea too imo.

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Korea, from what I noticed didn't get a physical copy since you didn't need to buy the game to be able to play it.

Everything they got was digitally released, like Fishcake pointed out.

Even though I guess I would love a Collector's Edition, I think I would only buy it if it had extra physical stuff.

For extra digital stuff I would order the digital version and don't even bother go to a shop.

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An actual blade masters' sword. :big_smile:

Along with the other stuff

Soundtrack

Art book

Figurine (maybe Jin seo yeon or a force master of some description)

As mentioned before a cloth map

Ummm does anyone else think sketchbooks with a blade and soul themed cover would be really cool?

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- Art Book of Blade and Soul

- Official Soundtrack

- Some kind of permanent in-game thing (clothing, weapons, something)

- A figurine of some variety ...

- Cloth map of some kind ...

That's all I can think of. :big_smile:

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I'd so love to get the art book....this drawing style so inspire me.

But the best thing they could add on a Collectors edition, would definitely be a cosplay costume.

I would probably sell an eye for that ( the one covered from the eyepatch from the costume :laugh: )

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I think being able to get a figure of your own customized character would b pretty cool.

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Even though im a huge mount fanatic, BnS dont need no mounts! :confident:

But really, I'm sure there will be a collector's edition of some sort, didnt korea get a pre-order bonus that came with that spiffy eye-piece? (not to mention an outfit for participating in the beta or something?)

As for what I'd like to see, maybe a super special summoner cat skin :embarrassed:

No no! Fishcake! We gotta fight for what's our's! DX

I'd totally go for an alternate version of the main antagonist's clothes as the special edition perm item! >8D

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No but in my case if I were really going to go for a special edition thing....I think I'd actually like a game guide. o3o Y'know...something compiled from all the top Korean gamer's experiences. That'd be so epic~. Then of course an OST CD and art book to go with it~.

Hit me with those things and well....>> I'd totally take the special edition clothes if you give them to me. LOL

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I honestly wan't to see mounts in-game. And I have a feeling we'll be seeing them, It's just a matter of time.

- Soundtrack

- Special in-game item that proves to other players that we were here first and we supported the game from the beginning.

- A cloth map that I can frame

- A figurine (even though that would be quite expensive)

- Official art-book with early sketches from Kim.

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I think being able to get a figure of your own customized character would b pretty cool.

Even though that would be almost impossible--

It reminds me of how PSO2 Had a best customized character competition in JP and the 2nd place winner had their character transformed into a real-life 3d model. The model was created through a process called 3D printing.

It looked really awesome. adore.png

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id like a unique outfit, maybe a unique hairstyle too. maybe a pet! im not one for physical items.

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Why the heck would BnS need mounts? You go fast enough with Qing-Gong I see literally no use for them.

On topic though, I think the unique dobok idea is really nice. Same with the hair style, especially if it's a really nice one. I wouldn't really buy it for an artbook or anything, but that's just me. Hyung-Tae Kim isn't my kinda artist. I dunno about any physical extras anyways, unless it was some Lyn stuff. I'd go for a Lyn shirt or figurine uvu

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What do I want in a collectors edition?

Content that actually deserves its pricetag. Way too many CE out these days with $150+ pricetags with content that comes no where near that mark.

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Why the heck would BnS need mounts? You go fast enough with Qing-Gong I see literally no use for them.

Perhaps people would enjoy the choice of either flying around everywhere or riding on a mount? I don't know you but you seem rather snappy in every thread. u.u

Mounts or not, It's not changing my perspective on this amazing game. ^^;

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Perhaps people would enjoy the choice of either flying around everywhere or riding on a mount? I don't know you but you seem rather snappy in every thread. u.u

Mounts or not, It's not changing my perspective on this amazing game. ^^;

Yeah, sorry, I've been pretty snappy as of late. Probably doesn't help that I browse the Nexon forums at the same time and that brings out all the sass in me.

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Perhaps people would enjoy the choice of either flying around everywhere or riding on a mount? I don't know you but you seem rather snappy in every thread. u.u

Mounts or not, It's not changing my perspective on this amazing game. ^^;

<3 hey u

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For a physical copy, I'd like to see a limited edition version containing a mini figure of one of the main characters. (Your own race would be a bit much, as you'd have to choose what class as well as race.) A nice poster of various B&S characters or artwork, with the Race/Class symbol diagram in the background. And limited edition Doboks or accessories (kind of like the elemental rings in Aion).

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For a physical copy, I'd like to see a limited edition version containing a mini figure of one of the main characters. (Your own race would be a bit much, as you'd have to choose what class as well as race.) A nice poster of various B&S characters or artwork, with the Race/Class symbol diagram in the background. And limited edition Doboks or accessories (kind of like the elemental rings in Aion).

Or instead a chain with the race symbol of choice as a charm. ^^ In every forum of the games I play we all come up with amazing ideas of a physical CE and what gives you inside. Doesn't matter but the company comes up with great ideas we didnt think of. I'll be surprised.

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