Although just a rumor and nothing set in stone, someone from LostArkDB had a chat with a Smilegate employee and they mentioned that the next Closed Beta for the Korean version of Lost Ark Online is scheduled to start sometime in June or July. I'm totally excited for another beta of Lost Ark since the PC gaming market in both Korea and Japan has been super slow and dead.
Just a tiny update today! The Chinese version of Kingdom Under Fire II just released a new teaser trailer introducing a new large raid battle system. It looks like the Chinese version is getting a lot of new content and graphics compared to the English version. A couple of years has passed since I've last played this game, so I'm thinking of checking out the Chinese version that is currently in Closed Beta with data carrying on over to release.
Action MORPG Twilight Spirits Online is having another Closed Beta next week introducing a new playable magical witch girl with healing and support abilities. You can check out the latest trailer below featuring the new playable character. I didn't really enjoy the game during the previous beta so I'm going to skip out on this one. I'll probably just wait for the Open Beta and give the game another go. If you're interested in reading my first impressions of the game, you can do so here.
Nexon Korea just started recruiting Closed Beta testers for the Dragon Nest 2 Legend! The upcoming beta is only available for the Android device and Korean users as it requires a cell phone. The Closed Beta schedule hasn't been announced just yet. I've been hearing rumors mentioning that Dragon Nest II is supposed to have improved graphics and gameplay compared to last year's teaser trailer. I'm hoping there is a way for Foreigners who doesn't have Korean contacts to try out the game via APK share.
NCSoft Korea just announced the full Closed Beta Schedule for the long awaited Lineage Eternal Twilight Resistance Online. Starting today, players with an NCSoft Korea account will be able to register for the 1st Closed Beta. The lucky winners will be able to check their account on the 24th to see if they were selected for the 1st CBT that is scheduled to start on November 30th and conclude on December 4th. A variety of clips has been released, I've compiled em into one for an easier viewing pleasure below. I'll write another article featuring more Lineage Eternal information soon.
Just a short notification or heads up for those interested in signing up for the Russian version of Bless Online! 101XP is going to launch a Closed Beta later this month on October 25th. Since the game is being localized in various areas already, it's probably going have form of IP block, just letting ya know in case ya get in and be like whaaaaaat!? You can check out the awesome Bless RU CBT trailer below, it's pretty good!