Earlier today, the Taiwan server for Blade & Soul entered Open Beta. Currently using a free-to-play business model (the official model will be announced soon), NCsoft Taiwan opened only 5 servers, which led to complains all over the popular game forums. 2 additional servers were eventually added.
Several events are currently going on, and NCsoft Taiwan is working with a number of hardware makers for promotional events. For example, buying an Intel SSD (240G 730 series) will nab users an exclusive costume. The same goes for purchasing a Nvidia GTX 750 or 750 Ti graphics card.