Revelation Online Unifies Client Build Under One Producer, Merges Western & Russian Teams

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Revelation Online, published by Russian-based Mail.ru will receive a new update under the name of “New Sulan” that will unify the Russian version and Western versions of the game under one producer and team. At the moment, the Western versions are handled by My.com, a subsidiary of Mail.ru and the Russian version is handled by the parent company Mail.ru. The Russian version has always had a slightly more updated client than the Western versions and this update aims to lessen the differences between the two versions.

The spearhead of this process and the new unified client build will be the new global producer Petr Lagun.

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Bless Online Q&A Shows Founder’s Packs Exclusive Skins & Reduced Founder’s Pack Price

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To play the Steam version of Bless Online as soon as possible on May 28th, you will need access to the head-start that can only be obtained by purchasing a Founder’s Pack. Last week, the prices for the three different Founder’s Packs were revealed to be $40 for the Standard edition, $70 for the Deluxe Edition and a whopping $200 for the Collector’s Edition. Many in the Bless Online community had complained that the biggest package was overpriced and now Neowiz has announced that the Collector’s Pack will now be sold for $150 (149.99 to be exact) instead of the original $200. The controversial “Premium Customer Service” that came with this Collector’s Pack will no longer be included as a direct response to user feedback.

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Blade & Soul’s Next Class Is A Greatsword Wielder Tank & It’s Coming In 2018

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Jonathan Lien, NCSoft’s Associate Producer for Blade & Soul has posted a producer’s letter for Spring 2018 to talk about Blade & Soul’s state and give previews of the content that we should expect for the game in the coming months. On top of the exciting news that the game will switch from Unreal Engine 3 to Unreal Engine 4, players can now look forward to a new greatsword-wielding tank class.

The new tank class will be powered by brute strength. Unlike other classes, this class will consume HP instead of Focus to use certain skills. Players will need to choose wisely. The class will have abilities to mitigate damage and gain temporary immunity to incoming status effects. More details will be shared later this year.

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TERA Opens Mask/Face Armor Slot & Adds Red Refuge With The Gilded Mask Update

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The latest update to land on TERA (The Exiled Realm of Arborea) called “The Gilded Mask” has arrived on May 15th. The update introduces a new dungeon called the Red Refuge which extends the story of the villainous Red Raiders and brings in a new villain. Longtime players may be delighted to find out that this update also introduces the Onset Mask, the first piece of armor that is designed for the face-slot.

The Red Refuge is a level 65 dungeon located in the wilds of Feral Valley, not far from the Temple of Dagon. Players will encounter three bosses named Argog, Kalavese and Thormentum as they search for the abducted Karakhir, the son of the legendary blacksmith Muhrak.

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Black Desert Online Lahn Class Character Pre-Creation Is Available Now – Release Is On May 23rd

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The latest and upcoming 16th class of Black Desert Online called Lahn has been added to the game’s character creation tool. Players can pre-create their characters’ looks before Lahn is released into the world of Black Desert on May 23rd. The new class utilizes dance-like combat movements to perform devastating mid-range AoE combos. Her Nimbus Stride skill allows her to glide through the air.

As far as the other classes are concerned, the Lahn update is accompanied by a long list of class changes, PvP changes and monster changes. Changes related to CC and knock-back have been applied to reduce the impact that server lag has on recovery speeds. You can read the full list of changes on Black Desert Online’s patch notes.

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Defiance 2050 Shows Off Large Kill Count & Player Numbers From Closed Beta

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The first closed beta of Defiance 2050 is over and Trion Worlds, the game’s developer and publisher has posted a statistical “Fun Facts” list to show us what the closed beta testers managed to achieve. While they boast a whopping 3.45 million dead Hellbugs killed so far, they also reassure that they are fixing bugs and improving server stability for the upcoming launch this summer. As the launch approaches, Trion Worlds states that they will share information in regards to new class abilities, graphic updates, itemization updates and more. There is still no announcement for the next beta event and the launch date.

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Bless Online Addresses Concerns With An Open Letter, Anti-PvP Cloak Is a Hoax

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Bless Online is set to release on May 30th and Neowiz’s announcements regarding the founder’s packs and game access have been hot topics for fans to mull over. Bless Online Community Manager Penta the Panther has written an open letter to address concerns throughout the fast-growing Bless Online community and to clarify some misinformation.

Unfortunately, the prevalent concerns regarding the cash shop, founder’s packs and in-game content were not addressed in this open letter. However, Cheshire, also a Bless Online Community Manager has stated on the Bless Online official Discord that they “hope to have more details about what is in the cash shop to share soon” and details on exactly what “premium membership and premium customer service” are.

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Screenshots of Mobile MMORPG Final Fantasy XI Mobile Have Been Discovered

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We last heard of Final Fantasy XI Mobile, the collaborative project between Nexon and Square Enix quite recently in Nexon’s Earnings Report for Q1 2018. The report showed that the game is expected to release in Q2 2018 & onward in Japan & North America. Now it seems that a member of the FFXI sub-reddit community has stumbled upon a set of screenshots that shows off the graphics and world of the upcoming mobile game.

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Nexon’s Q1 2018 Earnings Report Reveals Upcoming MMORPGs For Q2 2018 Pipeline (MapleStory 2, AxE, Final Fantasy XI Mobile)

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Pearl Abyss and NCSoft had their turn of revelations and now it’s Nexon’s turn to show us how their games performed in Q1 of 2018 and what they have in line for the months ahead. The Tokyo-based developer and publisher raised a record-breaking ¥90.5 billion in revenue for the quarter that was “primarily driven by strong performance of Dungeon & Fighter in China around the Lunar New Year season”. PC revenue (84%) outperformed mobile revenue (16%) by a mile. China is responsible for a whopping (67%) of their total revenue for this quarter and Korea behind it with (22%). North America and Europe/others are far behind with a whopping (4%) per recognized region.

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