Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions

1. When does the game release?

CBT1 in Korea is over, it lasted from August 24th until August 28th. CBT2 dates to be announced.

Developers stated that after the Korean and Chinese launch, the international one will follow. The Korean version might release in Q2 of 2017.

2. What is the maximum level?

There are two types of levels in Lost Ark Online: Combat and Life Profession, the maximum level for combat is 60, the maximum level for life professions is 30.

3. When does the game release in “X” region?

Hard to say anything without official statements, Smilegate has 4 tests planned before releasing the game in Korea, shortly after this, the chinese version will follow and it is very likely that the game will get a western release too, hence the english files in the game. The game will be published by Smilegate in Korea, but will be given out to a publisher for western release.

4. Will the game be free-to-play?

Many users had requested fixed-rate subscription fees, but the publishers are still deciding on the business model of the game. It is very likely that the game will be a Free-to-Play title, according to Smilegate’s latest announcement about their microtransaction model.

5. How many classes are in the game?

Lost Ark is planning to offer 18 subclasses and 6 base classes.

Currently, a few of them have been revealed. These are: Infighter, Battlemaster, Berserker, Warlord, Devil Hunter, Blaster, Arcana, Summoner and Bard.

6. Will the game release on consoles and/or Mac/Linux?

The game was only announced on PC yet, but after launch a mobile and console version might follow according to Tencent Games.

7. What are the system requirements for Lost Ark?

Minimum system specifications
Operating System(OS): Windows 7 or better
Processor(CPU): Intel i3 – any model
Video card(GPU): Nvidia GTX 460 or better
Memory(RAM): 4GB minimum (32-bit os requires 3GB)
DirectX support: Version 9.0c (2010 June)
HDD space: 45GB or more
Recommended system specifications
Operating System(OS): Windows 7 or better
Processor(CPU): Intel i5 – any model
Video card(GPU): Nvidia GTX 660 or better
Memory(RAM): 8GB
DirectX support: Version 9.0c (2010 June)
HDD space: 45GB or more

 

8. Will the game be under NDA?

The current CBT1 test is not under NDA, users can stream and publish media files about the game.

9. When will the CBT1 start and end?

The first closed testing starts on August 24th in Korea (you can only apply until 21st, winners get selected on 22nd 19:00 KST) and it will end on August 28th.

9. At what level I can create a Guild and what are the requirements?

You can create your own Guild at level 5 and the fee for creation is 10k gold. Guild names can’t be shorter than 2 characters or longer than 12 characters.