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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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  1. How is everyone lately? Excited for new consoles next year? I know I am!

    1. Yikko

      Yikko

      haha love the enthusiasm! :) Unfortunately I canĀ“t share it with you regarding consoles.. Excited for the new games? Hell yeah!! Excited about my new AW x51 PC? You better believe it!

    2. Ghastly

      Ghastly

      My sleek blue-black ps4 will be the pride of my room.

  2. mirrors edge 2. fuck yea~

  3. If you are still here i'd like to upgrade my cpu to i7 but idk what to get

  4. Got a bottle of whatever but it's getting us drunk~

  5. ffxiv phase 3 starts june 14th.

    1. Violino
    2. Asuna

      Asuna

      bleh, i was hoping it would start sooner. i hope aion 4.0 comes early june.

  6. Pre-ordered my ffxiv ce!

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    2. Violino

      Violino

      Same here, but I-m gonna pre/order the new collector edition as well.

    3. Radii

      Radii

      Yeah the items are too good to miss.

    4. Ryochan

      Ryochan

      I want to pre-order my final fantasy too! But no date for it yet =/

  7. I have no way of getting in-touch with my friend jesse, he never logs on or reads my messages! His name on here is Asuna, SPAM HIS FUCKING INBOX OR PROFILE.

  8. TV TV TV TV - ew xbox just stop. Go fuck your dad.

    1. DonnieRye

      DonnieRye

      Sports TV watercooler television

    2. Ryochan

      Ryochan

      Not just a TV Box, it can also play C.O.D and has a new chase the dog mode! Oh yeah, realistic hair on arms, and fish that swim away!!!! (E3 can't come any sooner)....

    3. Elder

      Elder

      I've triggered my TV to explode when I accidentally flip over to a sports channel.

  9. I read on MMOsite that EU B&S will be released before NA. Translation is near finnish. Problem is, the company is gamforge. I won't be linking that article, I dont link mmosite.

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    2. Ryochan

      Ryochan

      Not a fan of overused memes.

    3. Pucky-Chan :3

      Pucky-Chan :3

      Good news and bad news since i am from Eu.

      But since it is from gf, meh.

    4. Aari

      Aari

      @Radii, now I was able to check MMOsite. All they say is about the post on this forum. Nothing else, its even the exact quote. "I just want to share this shocking information from Blade and Soul Dojo forum!"

  10. When my guild leader tells us all to delete any one in our friends list we don't know. But But... what if they just like me!? ;_; #popular #guild #problems

    1. Valadhiel

      Valadhiel

      Guilds are sometimes more trouble than they're worth.

  11. Alice in wonderland. <3

  12. BnS better be released before the sims 4 because that shit addicting.

    1. Ryochan

      Ryochan

      But what about Sims & Soul ;)

    1. Ghastly

      Ghastly

      That's so sad, may those brave pilots and crew be remembered.

  13. LOL CANADA PLZ. BLIZZARD IN MAY? LOL

    1. Ghastly

      Ghastly

      Canada will always keep you fresh and cool. But seriously a blizzard in May...I'd like to see that someday.

    2. Pucky-Chan :3

      Pucky-Chan :3

      Like that will happen.

    3. Radii

      Radii

      It already DID, why do you think I posted this?