ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NCSOFT West's highly anticipated MMORPG, Blade & Soul, is now available in North America and Europe to play for free. Set in a world inspired by Asian fantasy, Blade & Soul invites players to jump headfirst into the game's breathtaking personal storyline of vengeance and betrayal, featuring an innovative combat system and rich gameplay experience.
"The launch of Blade & Soul is a significant moment and represents one of the most important online launches for players in 2016," said John Burns, Senior Vice President at NCSOFT West. "Fans finally have the chance to experience the amazing gameplay, distinctive action and dynamic combat that sets this game apart from others on the market."
Blade & Soul delivers an engaging story and vibrant world for players to explore as they seek revenge for the death of their slaughtered Master by the wicked Jinsoyun. Featuring martial arts inspired gameplay and mystical movement abilities, such as gliding through the air, dashing on water, and running upon walls, the game's fast-paced and fluid action-combat system combines perfect timing, defensive skills and combo moves for players to develop their fighting abilities for the ultimate strike.
Blade and Soul is fully localized into English, German and French, and includes seven classes and an up-to-date feature set from the Korean version of the game. Players will initially enjoy a character level cap of 45, more than 30 dungeons, Acts 1-3 of the story setting, and other exciting content like the popular equalized PvP Arena. Two additional epic-level dungeons will be introduced to the game upon launch – Blackram Supply Chain and E. Fleet Supply Chain – providing a significant challenge to players and popular rewards. In the months following launch, NCSOFT will release regular content updates and patches to keep fans enticed and hungry for more.
To celebrate the launch of Blade & Soul, NCSOFT has released a brand new trailer: https://youtu.be/QflXWDJEDMo
To enter the world of Blade & Soul, players simply need a free NCSOFT account and to download the game client: http://download.bladeandsoul.com/BnS_Lite_Installer.exe.
About Blade & Soul
Blade & Soul®, developed by NCSOFT's Team Bloodlust, tells the story of players' quest for vengeance and redemption against a backdrop of Asian fantasy, set in a beautifully crafted online world. Blade & Soul prominently features martial arts inspired combat and Windwalking movement, as depicted in classic Asian martial arts adventure films. For more information on Blade & Soul, visit http://www.bladeandsoul.com/.
About NCSOFT West
NCSOFT® is the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games, including the critically acclaimed Aion®, Blade & Soul®, Lineage®, Guild Wars® and WildStar® franchises. NCSOFT West is a division of NCSOFT that holds operating responsibilities for North America, Europe, South America and Australia/New Zealand. More information can be found at http://www.ncsoft.com/
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