Bless Unleashed closed beta set for July 11 to 15, ‘Dungeons and Arena Bosses’ trailer

Closed beta includes access to various dungeons and player arena challenges.

Bless Unleashed

The next closed beta for Bless Unleashed will begin on July 11 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET and run until July 15 at the same time, publisher Bandai Namco and developer Round 8 Studio announced.

Here is an overview of the changes made to the game since the previous beta test:

  • 99% of crash bugs in the last build have been solved.
    • Please note that as this is a beta, new or different crash bugs may be present.
  • Increased optimization to allow the game to run better on Xbox One and Xbox One S consoles.
  • Improved network code to help with input delay reported during the last beta.
  • Telarion, our prologue chapter has been revamped! Please let us know your thoughts on this new experience!
  • The ability to sprint out of combat and dash in combat has been added!
  • Added a combat “lock on” for bosses and elite enemies.
  • Class combos have been updated, and combo unlock requirements have been revised.

Participants of the previous beta test are automatically included in the new test. For new users, here is how you can join:

Become an Xbox Insider

  1. Sign-in and launch the Xbox Insider Hub on Xbox One (or install the Xbox Insider Hub from the Store first if needed).
  2. Navigate to Insider content > Bless Unleashed.
  3. Select Join.
  4. Wait until the registration completes to be redirected to the Store and install Bless Unleashed!

Get a Beta Key

Beta keys will be available from several different partners. We’ll update the list below as our partners go live with their giveaways.

Once you secure your key, follow the instructions below to redeem it:

To redeem your Bless Unleashed Beta key on your Xbox Console:

  1. Boot up your Xbox Console
  2. Head to “Store”
  3. Select “Use a Code”
  4. Input your Bless Unleashed Beta Key

That’s it! You’ve redeemed your code and are ready to play. Don’t forget to install the game ahead of time to get in even quicker!

To redeem your Bless Unleashed Beta key on your PC:

  1. Head to https://redeem.microsoft.com
  2. Sign into the Microsoft Account you use on your Xbox Console
  3. Input your Bless Unleashed Beta Key
  4. That’s it! You’ve redeemed your code and are ready to play. Don’t forget to install the game ahead of time to get in even quicker!

Bandai Namco also released a new trailer highlighting dungeons and arena bosses. Dungeons are scattered throughout the world, and offer challenges and loot to players. The closed beta includes access to various dungeons such as the 5-Player Kobold Lair (Level 18) and Harpy Queen’s Nest (Level 22), as well as many 2-player arena challenges such as the Holy Maiden of Light (Level 5), Emperor of Roots (Level 10), Mercenary Remnos (Level 15), and Gnoll Chiefs (Level 20).

Bless Unleashed is due out for Xbox One in 2019.

Watch the trailer below.

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