Momentum is picking up for the long-long-awaited Lost Ark, which just began its closed beta (in Japan). A Redditor reported that the beta patch included some significant changes, such as the removal of the controversial gender lock and the addition of player housing islands.
“We are currently working hard to prepare for global release,” said the studio. “We can’t mark the date yet, but we want to tell you that we are working on it and looking forward to announcing some good news in the near future.”
The Scouter class was just added to the Korean version of the game, using a submachine gun and a drone to dish out damage. But the proof is in the video puddin’, or so they say. Take a look: