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Beta Testing

Beta Testing is a phase where all game developers will have to go through various stress testing of their games to test stability of the game. Tree of Savior's development phase includes Focus Group Test, Closed Beta Testing, Open Beta Testing and official release. Tree of Savior is currently in the Closed Beta Testing phase of the development.

Countries who already have their own publishers will begin their CBT with their respective publishers. imcGAMES is still in search of publishers overseas in the Western region. However, imcGAMES has plans to service their own international Tree of Savior if necessary.

Closed Beta Testing

Closed Beta Testing is a beta testing phase where a limited amount of players are shortlisted to participate in the test.

First Closed Beta Testing (Jan 2015)

The first CBT will be held in Korea for four days.

Item Details
Registration Dec 29, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015
Testers' Announcement Jan 14, 2015 at 5PM (KST)
Testing Dates Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2015
Testing Hours (KST) Weekdays: 14:00 - 20:00
Weekends: 12:00 - 20:00
Participants 3,000 Koreans
Server Location South Korea
Requirements Verified Nexon Account

Participants of the first CBT are prohibited from stream broadcasting the game or play the first CBT in public spaces such as computer cafes or libraries1). However, taking screenshots and blogging about the CBT is allowed2).

Second Closed Beta Testing (2015)

There are rumors that Tree of Savior second beta testing will accommodate 10,000 players in Spring 2015 3). However, official announcements is still unavailable.

Gamepad support may be available in second CBT.

Focus Group Test (Feb 2014)

IMC Games conducted its Focus Group Test in February 20144). A number of participants from Korea are invited to the studio to perform various tasks to test the game out. The developers received feedback on balances of classes, quest flows, difficulty level, controllability of a few classes, interfaces and more. The summary of the FGT was many of the participants enjoyed the test and would play the real game. However there are still a lot to test, such as game's feasibility when a lot of users are connected at the same time. This will be tested in the upcoming CBT.

Item Details
Test Dates Feb 25th, Mar 4th, Mar 11th, Mar 18th, 2014
Test Location imcGAMES studio
Requirements Valid Social Insurance Number

Test Servers

The CBT servers initially will be located in Korea. The developers are planning to test stability of the international users and their servers to cope with the amount of traffic. Once they have results they will decide whether or not to add more servers internationally.

Open Beta Testing (OBT)

Information on Open Beta Testing is still not available yet.

beta-testing.txt · Last modified: 2015/03/06 13:53 by andronicus