Within days of its official launch in Europe and North America, NCSOFT ® West’s highly anticipated MMORPG,Blade & Soul®, has reached a milestone of more than one million people playing the game.
“At NCSOFT, we are committed to providing our players an extraordinary experience across all of our games,” said Dr. Songyee Yoon, CEO of NCSOFT West. “It is thrilling that so many people are excited about the arrival of Blade & Soul in the West, and we will continue to work tirelessly to make sure our amazing players have a great time in this epic game.”
After achieving massive success in Korea and China, Blade & Soul was released on 19th January, 2016 in the West, bringing a surge of players online to experience the epic story of revenge and innovative combat system of this free-to-play game. In the coming months, players can expect a regular cadence of content updates and patches to further enhance gameplay and the overall Blade & Soul experience.
“The sheer enthusiasm – not to mention volume – of North American and European players that have jumped into Blade & Soul since launch has been tremendous,” said John Burns, Senior Vice President of Publishing at NCSOFT West. “Blade & Soul is one of the most exciting games for Western players in 2016.”