NCsoft is linking Blade & Soul’s servers next week


Is it a merge or something not as dire? Either way, Blade & Soul is preparing to make some significant adjustments to its server structure on July 14th.

Call it a technical merge, then: “In order to adapt with our evolving player base, we’re going to be connecting the world zones between multiple servers together so that characters on other servers are playing in the same world zones and in the same language […] You’ll be sharing zones and channels with characters from other servers in an entirely seamless way. You’ll be able to group in the world with other players from your linked server group, create or join a clan with them, and send mail to other characters in your linked server group.”

North America and Europe’s servers will be organized into six server groups apiece on the 14th, with each group encompassing two to four shards. Individual servers won’t be going away for the time being, and NCsoft has said that it will offer paid server transfers in the future.