[Game website] NCsoft announced today that Closed Beta will start on 30 October for its upcoming wuxia-inspired MMO, Blade & Soul. There will be a minimum of five beta weekends spanning at least 20 days, which will give players a chance to test gameplay and performance prior to the title’s official release in the first quarter of 2016. The current 2015 Closed Beta schedule can be found below.
Closed Beta 2015 Weekend Schedule
Weekend 1: Oct 30–Nov 2 [English only]
Weekend 2: Nov 13–16 [English only]
Weekend 3: Nov 24–30 [English, French, German]
Weekend 4: Dec 11–14 [English, French, German]
Weekend 5: Dec 18–21 [English, French, German]
All players who have purchased Founder’s Packs will have access to all beta weekends, while other players can sign up on the Blade & Soul website for a chance to gain access. Closed Beta will be available in all languages, starting with English on 30 October and French and German beginning on 24 November. Beta code giveaways events will also be held regularly through different channels.