I’m glad 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 right now (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 laborious with our improvement group 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 group.
In case you’re not aware of Bless Unleashed, you need to know we’re completely different than many different MMOs on Xbox One. We’ve constructed the sport in Unreal Engine 4. Bless Unleashed can be Xbox One X Enhanced, making it one of the crucial stunning MMOs out there. Fight is fast-paced motion the place you should appropriately time your assaults to chain your combos collectively and there’s no pure well being regeneration between fights. This makes our recreation very ability based mostly, and supplies a degree of problem many MMOs merely don’t have. You’ll face fearsome foes, do battle with giants, dragons, and expertise your personal brush with divinity as you problem the gods, survive in opposition to all odds, and make them pray.
Right here’s a excessive degree overview at a number of the modifications on this newest Closed Beta Take a look at:
- We’ve resolved 99% of the crash points that gamers skilled in our final Closed Beta Take a look at.
- We’ve labored laborious 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 struggle!
- We added the flexibility to dash (out of fight) and sprint (in fight) based mostly on participant suggestions. Sprinting and dashing will drain your stamina nonetheless, and in the event you use this an excessive amount of, chances are you’ll not be capable to roll out of the way in which of a robust blow.
- Added a “lock on” function for bosses and elite enemies, based mostly on participant suggestions.
- Up to date class combos and revised combo unlock necessities.
- And a lot extra…
Please try the Welcome Display screen in recreation for the patch notes and a full listing of modifications and present identified points.
For this testing part, we’re particularly serious about how you’re feeling concerning the modifications made to the Prologue. We hope that the optimization work we’ve carried out can have addressed your suggestions relating to enter delay and sluggish fight, in addition to modifications to class combos and unlock necessities.
In fact, as it is a beta take a look at there’ll nonetheless be bugs, and the sport continues to be below energetic improvement. There could also be bugs which weren’t uncovered within the earlier closed betas which might nonetheless lead to crashes. Class and fight stability, as in any MMO, is ongoing. Bless Unleashed is a recreation which is supposed to develop and proceed to be lived in for years, and we’re hoping that you simply’ll take a while this weekend to hitch us on the planet of Lumios.
Please ensure that to comply with us on Twitter, Fb, or examine us out on Reddit! Planning on enjoying Bless Unleashed this weekend? In that case, please ensure that to depart us suggestions at a type of areas as effectively. 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 isn’t out there within the following nations: China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Brazil, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium.
In case you encounter any points whereas taking part within the Bless Unleashed Closed Beta, please submit suggestions by way of 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 sit up for sharing your suggestions with our improvement group to proceed to enhance Bless Unleashed.
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