The issue with getting stuck on the “BLESS” loading screen issues has now been fixed. Authentication failure was identified as the issue between STEAM and BLESS servers when players attempted to log-in. We will closely monitor the situation after the patch. We experienced database I/O delay due to the large influx of players. This caused a lot of the lag you experienced with looting, quests, and other actions. With the urgent maintenance, we upgraded database system/storage to top-end models in order to solve I/O delay. This should improve the lag players see during crowded server times. For Early Access, we prepared an additional six NA servers and five EU servers that can be added instantly without maintenance. In addition, we reinforced our in-game logs to help identify the cause of server crash issues. “Again, I would like to sincerely apologize to all the players who experienced any inconveniences due to server problems or connection errors. We will be a … [Read more...] about Bless Online 2018: Neowiz Apologizes For Messy Launch, But Is It Enough?
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As for players with Founders Packs, they’ve now u-turned on their decision to make these exclusive items go from per character to account wide and reclaimable. On the surface, these are great improvements based on player feedback but lets be honest, these things should have been done before launch. One can’t help but feel the last two weeks have been nothing but a paid open beta, with Neowiz wanting a guarantee of profits for their investment before making changes to the game which will incur further cost. Fun fact: They have invested 60 million for the global release. Nonetheless, credit is given where it is due, and at the very least they are listening to feedback and are making adjustments accordingly. … [Read more...] about What Bless Online Can Learn From Elder Scrolls Online and FFXIV
# 3 Accessibility: Bless Online Is On Steam With No Region Locks Another huge pro is that Bless will be on Steam right from the get go, with some exclusive Bless Founder’s Packs available near launch. Some Eastern MMORPGs go through a period of staged launches, where the game makes its rounds in several regions before being available globally. Bless will do none of that, and instead have it’s global release in May available for everyone immediately. This will do wonders for the early population of Bless Online. If you haven’t already followed Bless on Steam or added it to your wish list, do it now. … [Read more...] about Bless Online 2018: Three Reasons To Be Excited For Bless Online Launching In May 2018
That’s not to say that Bless Online is a bad game – It’s not and it’s actually quite enjoyable – but it’s just not that great. It’s not amazing, it’s not terrible, it’s just an okay game that got way, way too much hype. It also still really feels like a free to play game, not one that should be purchased. everything from the bag space limitations to the per-character item mall purchases just telegraphs that they want to get as much money out of spenders as possible. … [Read more...] about Rapthorne’s Review: Bless Online Early Access First Impressions
Bless Online’s Early Access was always intended to be a growing experience, with systems and content being added in the weeks and months ahead; this is why we chose the Steam Early Access program. We are sincerely sorry that our players were led to believe otherwise, and we are happy to allow refunds for those who feel they cannot wait for the new content to arrive. We hope that you will return to the world of Bless when the features you expect are in the game and ready for your participation. … [Read more...] about Bless Online Is A Mess Online; Neowiz Apologizes, Compensates Players