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First Beta weekend for MMO Blade and Souls kicks off in late October

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NCSOFT has announced that the closed Beta for its martial arts MMO Blade and Soul will kick off this October, with the first of a minimum of five Beta weekends covering at least 20 days.

Early testing will help the team squash any bugs or performance issues before the game goes live in early 2016. You can sign up for the Beta over on the game's official website.

Founder's Packs now available for martial arts MMO Blade and Soul

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Founder’s packs are now available for martial arts MMO Blade and Soul, offering a range of different content packages ranging from the affordable to the insanely expensive.

For £18.99/$24.99 you'll get the Initiates Pack, which will let you access a closed Beta later this Fall, and a three-day head start, along with some in-game currency. At the other end of the spectrum is the Master Pack for a whopping £94.99/$124.99, which contains a whole bunch of extra stuff, including some unique in-game content.

NCSOFT details free-to-play and premium membership options for the Western release of martial arts MMO Blade and Soul

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Publisher NCSOFT has revealed its planned free-to-play business model for Blade and Soul, the Korean martial arts themed MMORPG that's coming to Western audiences later this year.

”The free-to-play model will give players unrestricted access to all content within Blade and Soul,” the company explains. ”NCoin, a currency already used for NCSOFT games such as Aion and Lineage 2, will enable players to purchase things like convenience items (food and experience potions), quality of life improvements (such as inventory and character slots) and cosmetic items (such as costumes and pet accessories).”

NCSOFT is bringing martial arts MMO Blade & Soul to NA and Europe this Winter

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NCSOFT has announced that it's bringing Asian market MMO Blade & Soul across to North America and Europe this Winter, with a new free-to-play model.

The game, which has been amongst the most popular subscription model MMO's since it launched in the East back in 2012, has an action-packed style inspired traditional wuxia (martial hero) literature.

NCSoft announces Western release of Blade & Soul

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Fans of Asian martial arts fantasy films such as House of Flying Daggers and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon can rejoice as NCSoft has announced that the hugely popular action MMO Blade & Soul will be coming to Western markets.