A lot of MMORPG fans, ourselves included, were taken by complete surprise by the announcement of Bless Unleashed, a game coming to the Xbox One in 2019. But wait, isn’t Bless Online still a thing? Why are they working on a new game when they haven’t fully released the PC version? A new Bless Unleashed FAQ is hoping to provide some answers.
First concern first: the focus on the Steam release will not be shifting to the new Xbox One game. According to the FAQ there are two different teams, with the console title being developed by Round 8 Studio. Further, the FAQ explains that Bless Online and Bless Unleashed are two totally different games, with Unleashed featuring story, combat and skill progression that’s crafted for the console.
Despite the two games being handled by two different teams, there are some parallels to draw regarding early access. “We look forward to applying much of what was learned and sharing that knowledge with the folks at Round 8 Studio in their quest to make Bless Unleashed as polished and ready for launch as possible in 2019,” explained the post.
There are still no release dates for Online or Unleashed, but the PC version is still on track to launch later this year while Unleashed will arrive at some point after in 2019.
Well, we suspect that will at least answer a few concerns people have. However, if reactions to the initial announcement are any indication, then the team at Round 8 Studio have a bit of a burning bridge to repair as people still feel that the PC version is not up to snuff. Assuming, of course, one takes the responses of a small handful of Twitter users as gospel.
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