I’m completely satisfied to share with you all that Bless Unleashed, a free-to-play motion MMORPG coming first to Xbox One, is coming into its second closed beta take a look at at the moment (Thursday, July 11th) at 10:00 AM PDT. This beta take a look at will run till Monday, July 15th at 10:00 AM PDT. We’ve labored onerous with our improvement staff at Spherical eight Studio to make some main enhancements from our final beta take a look at, specializing in squashing annoying bugs, crashes, and most significantly, responding to excessive precedence suggestions from our neighborhood.
For those who’re not acquainted with Bless Unleashed, you need to know we’re totally different than many different MMOs on Xbox One. We’ve constructed the sport in Unreal Engine four. Bless Unleashed can be Xbox One X Enhanced, making it one of the lovely MMOs out there. Fight is fast-paced motion the place you have to accurately time your assaults to chain your combos collectively and there’s no pure well being regeneration between fights. This makes our sport very ability primarily based, and supplies a degree of issue many MMOs merely don’t have. You’ll face fearsome foes, do battle with giants, dragons, and expertise your individual brush with divinity as you problem the gods, survive towards all odds, and make them pray.
Right here’s a excessive degree overview at a few of the adjustments on this newest Closed Beta Check:
We’ve resolved 99% of the crash points that gamers skilled in our final Closed Beta Check.
We’ve labored onerous to optimize the sport for higher efficiency on Xbox One and Xbox One S consoles.
We’ve up to date community code to enhance the enter delay gamers skilled in fight throughout our final beta take a look at.
We’ve revamped our Prologue Chapter in Telarion to supply a brand new streamlined expertise for brand spanking new customers, and the flexibility to skip the Prologue for customers preferring to leap proper into the battle!
We added the flexibility to dash (out of fight) and sprint (in fight) primarily based on participant suggestions. Sprinting and dashing will drain your stamina nevertheless, and for those who use this an excessive amount of, you might not be capable to roll out of the best way of a robust blow.
Added a “lock on” characteristic for bosses and elite enemies, primarily based on participant suggestions.
Up to date class combos and revised combo unlock necessities.
And a lot extra…
Please try the Welcome Display in sport for the patch notes and a full checklist of adjustments and present identified points.
For this testing section, we’re particularly serious about how you are feeling concerning the adjustments made to the Prologue. We hope that the optimization work we’ve carried out can have addressed your suggestions concerning enter delay and gradual fight, in addition to adjustments to class combos and unlock necessities.
After all, as it is a beta take a look at there’ll nonetheless be bugs, and the sport continues to be below lively improvement. There could also be bugs which weren’t uncovered within the earlier closed betas which may nonetheless end in crashes. Class and fight stability, as in any MMO, is ongoing. Bless Unleashed is a sport which is supposed to develop and proceed to be lived in for years, and we’re hoping that you just’ll take a while this weekend to affix us on the earth of Lumios.
Please be sure to comply with us on Twitter, Fb, or verify us out on Reddit! Planning on enjoying Bless Unleashed this weekend? In that case, please be sure to depart us suggestions at a type of areas as nicely. We take your suggestions very critically!
Bless Unleashed Closed Beta schedule:
Thursday July 11th at 10 AM PDT – Monday July 15th at 10 AM PDT
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
Signal-in and launch the Xbox Insider Hub on Xbox One (or set up the Xbox Insider Hub from the Retailer first if wanted).
Navigate to Insider content material > Bless Unleashed.
Choose Be part of.
Wait till the registration completes to be redirected to the Retailer and set up Bless Unleashed!
NOTE: The Bless Unleashed Closed Beta is just not out there within the following nations: China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Brazil, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium.
For those who encounter any points whereas collaborating within the Bless Unleashed Closed Beta, please submit suggestions through Report an issue (maintain down the Xbox button in your controller and choose Report an issue from the facility menu).
Thanks for being an Xbox Insider! I hope to see you in Lumios this weekend, and stay up for sharing your suggestions with our improvement staff to proceed to enhance Bless Unleashed.