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Vote for us in the 2021 Steam Awards!Nov 26, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsWith the Holidays fast approaching, what better time to sit back, relax, and tone up your skills in NARAKA:BLADEPOINT. In the notion of ‘sharing is caring’ and all that, we are pleased to say that NARAKA:BLADEPOINT is up for another nomination! This time, it’s the ‘Best Game You Suck At’ award and let’s be honest here, sometimes we too suck at our own game, but hey, the game wouldn’t be as fun as it is if it was easy right? Embrace the challenge! Nominate us for "Best Game You Suck At" at the Steam Awards now!NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update – November 25th , 2021Nov 24, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear players, The servers of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT will be suspended for maintenance from11/24/2021 23:00 (UTC) to11/25/2021 03:00(UTC). We suggest that you log out in advance and enter the game again after the maintenance. The details for this update are as follows: New Duo Mode! Duo mode is now available in Quick Match. Hero Adjustments I. Tarka Ji 1. The partywide Energy recovery effect of Tarka Ji's default ultimate talent now lasts for a set 30 seconds. 2. The partywide Attack buff of Tarka Ji's ultimate now lasts for a set 30 seconds. //Dev Note: We want Tarka Ji to provide teammates with more reliable buffs. Now, when Tarka Ji manually turns off his ultimate or is slain, his buffs will continue to take effect. 3. When Tarka Ji activates his ultimate, his and his teammates' arms and legs gain a fiery effect. This will no longer be seen by enemies when invisible. 4. Adjusted the effects of , from “Deduct health and armor within 5 sec, and the healing effect will be reduced by 50%” to “Deduct health and armor at percentage within 5 sec, and the healing effect will be reduced by 50%”. 5. When Tarka Ji activates his ultimate, the hit during running and speeding down will no longer cause effects on enemies. II. Yueshan 1. Decreased the stagger duration of hit after Yueshan transformed in . 2. Optimized the hit determination of charged vertical attack during Yueshan’s ultimate. 3. During Yueshan’s ultimate, adjusted the damage multiplier of charged vertical attack from 848% to 734%, and adjusted the damage multiplier of charged horizontal attack from 452% to 418%. 4.When Yueshan transforms in , the damage multiplier of is decreased from 30% + 60% to 20% + 30%. //Dev Note: Yueshan, the Marquis of Eternia, seems to be overpowering after his debut on Morus Isle. So, we decreased the damage of some skills. Weapon Adjustments I. Spear 1. Slightly reduced the knockback distance of spear horizontal strike's first attack when charged. This should make it easier to follow a second attack. 2. Optimized the feel of following Uppercut Slash after the second attacks of spear horizontal or vertical strikes. 3. Won't take damage from sword energy during , and the sword energy can be broken by . 4. Damage Adjustments: - Increased the damage from 202% to 251%. - Adjusted the damage from 56%*2 + 83%*2 + 99%*2 to 51%*2 + 76%*2 + 105%*2. //Dev Note: In both Solo and Trios, the usage rate of Spear is not as expected, thus we want players to be safer when activating , with more stable damage output. II. Katana 1.Reduced the damage multiplier of crouching vertical strikes to 213% (was 250%). //Dev Note: The crouching Uppercut Slash of Katana has the highest damage multiplier among all weapons’ Upper Slash, while maintaining super high performance. Thus, we slightly decreased its damage. III. Dagger 1.Decreased the remaining time of the Focus after . //Dev Note: While maintaining the high attacking ability of , we slightly increased the vulnerability of after the attack fa...NARAKA: BLADEPOINT FAQ 23/11Nov 23, 2021 - Community Announcements1. Can we have a pre-set for each hero’s weapon skins? The function of customized content such as matching different weapon skins according to different outfits is already in the works, Our goal is to allow players to mix and match the appearance content more freely and conveniently. 2. Will you consider giving a skin to Tianhai's ult? We love the big guy! We're currently ideating on the design and what kind of skins would look good on his ult, so let us know in the comments if you have any ideas, we'd love to hear! 3. Is it possible to add execution animations? As seen in the trailers, we experimented with execution animations, but in multiplayer games, the long animation doesn’t perform well and inconveniences players. We'll try to incorporate the execution in a more appropriate way later on. 4. Will player’s health in duo mode be adjusted? There will be slight adjustments, like the Tianhai ult. 5. It is strongly recommended to use the whole three rounds of two wins in Bloodsport. We have adjusted the gameplay, starting from the first round with the best of three games, and optimized the lineup selection process. 6. Can you set the cooldown time of skills by yourself in customized lobby? It's too time-consuming to practice with friends and wait for CDS. We're going to add full hero stat customization, skills cooldown, and more. We hope to make custom rooms more creative, and we'll continue to add custom room support in the future.NARAKA: BLADEPOINT WEEKLY FAQ 16/11Nov 16, 2021 - Community Announcements1. When are DUOs coming to the game? In the next update. Yes, you read that right: duos are coming. CONFIRMED. Duo mode will be added to the quick match first. Afterward, the team will adjust and work on the gameplay based on data and feedback and make a decision whether to add duo mode to ranked. We will be sharing more updates on DUOs in the coming weeks. 2. Are more ancient Chinese-inspired weapons going to be added to the game in the future? Yes, definitely! There may be something coming shortly, but we cannot share any further details just yet! 3. Any news on the issues with the drops on Twitch? Thanks to the dedication and help of our Discord Team, we are looking into this issue currently, but we cannot give an ETA. We will keep our players informed when we have any updates on this. 4. Can you share more details on the EU Cup? The sign-up period for the Shadowjade Cup has been extended until November 18th, this Thursday! Here are the links: EU SOLO: EU TRIO: Don't miss out on your chance to qualify for a spot in the upcoming Naraka: Bladepoint World Championship! 5. Can we have a function to set the in-game performance to show or hide? Yes, we are working on this, and we wanted to let you all know that this is on the devs' list right now. 6. Can we set the prop pickup limit? My bag is always full of repair chests. Thank you for your feedback. We will look into this! 7. Would it be possible to get skins for cairns? That is a great suggestion! We may consider this, but no promises. This is all for this week's FAQ, but we have some community events running on our Reddit and Discord channels! Head on over for a chance to win an Immortal Chest!NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update Patch notes – November 11th, 2021Nov 10, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsNARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update Patch notes – November 11th, 2021 Dear players, The servers of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT will be suspended for maintenance from11/10/2021 23:00 (UTC) to11/11/2021 03:00(UTC). We suggest that you log out in advance and enter the game again after the maintenance. The details for this update are as follows: New Season: Cavalry I. Season Rewards Season rewards will be awarded based on highest rank gained in The Herald's Trial (Solos or Trios) during the Tidal season. Reward Rank Avatar - Dark Depths Silver+ Avatar - Dark Depths,Dagger Skin - Mara's Edge Gold+ Avatar - Dark Depths, Dagger Skin - Mara's Edge,Background - Raging Sea Platinum+ Avatar - Dark Depths, Dagger Skin - Mara's Edge, Background - Raging Sea,Tidal Treasure*3, Solar+ Avatar - Dark Depths, Dagger Skin - Mara's Edge, Background - Raging Sea, Avatar - Depths Dragon, Tidal Treasure*5 Empyrean+ Avatar - Dark Depths, Dagger Skin - Mara's Edge, Background - Raging Sea, Avatar - Depths Dragon, Tidal Treasure*7 Astral+ Avatar - Dark Depths, Dagger Skin - Mara's Edge, Background - Raging Sea, Avatar - Depths Dragon, Tidal Treasure*10 Asura+ II. Score Reset 1. Score in The Herald's Trial (Solos & Trios) will carry over to the new season. Rank in Tidal Season Carry-over Rank in Cavalry Season BronzeⅤ(1000-1099) BronzeⅤ(1000) BronzeⅣ(1100-1199) BronzeⅣ(1100) BronzeⅢ(1200-1299) BronzeⅢ(1200) BronzeⅡ(1300-1399) BronzeⅡ(1300) BronzeⅠ(1400-1499) BronzeⅠ(1400) SilverⅤ(1500-1599) BronzeⅠ(1400) SilverⅣ(1600-1699) SilverⅤ(1500) SilverⅢ(1700-1799) SilverⅤ(1500) SilverⅡ(1800-1899) SilverⅣ(1600) SilverⅠ(1900-1999) SilverⅣ(1600) GoldⅤ(2000-2099) SilverⅢ(1700) GoldⅣ(2100-2199) SilverⅢ(1700) GoldⅢ(2200-2299) SilverⅡ(1800) GoldⅡ(2300-2399) SilverⅡ(1800) GoldⅠ(2400-2499) SilverⅠ(1900) PlatinumⅤ(2500-2599) GoldⅤ(2000) PlatinumⅣ(2600-2699) GoldⅣ(2100) PlatinumⅢ(2700-2799) GoldⅢ(2200) PlatinumⅡ(2800-2899) GoldⅡ(2300) PlatinumⅠ(2900-2999) GoldⅠ(2400) SolarⅤ(3000-3099) PlatinumⅤ(2500) SolarⅣ(3100-3199) PlatinumⅣ(2600) SolarⅢ(3200-3299) PlatinumⅢ(2700) SolarⅡ(3300-3399) PlatinumⅡ(2800) SolarⅠ(3400-3499) PlatinumⅠ(2900) EmpyreanⅤ(3500-3599) PlatinumⅠ(2900) EmpyreanⅣ(3600-3699) SolarⅤ(3000) EmpyreanⅢ(3700-3799) SolarⅤ(3000) EmpyreanⅡ(3800-3899) SolarⅣ(3100) EmpyreanⅠ(3900-3999) SolarⅣ(3100) AstralⅤ(4000-4099) SolarⅢ(3200) AstralⅣ(4100-4199) SolarⅢ(3200) AstralⅢ(4200-4299) SolarⅡ(3300) AstralⅡ(4300-4399) SolarⅡ(3300) AstralⅠ(4400-4499) SolarⅠ(3400) Asura(4500-4999) EmpyreanⅤ(3500) Asura(5000-5999) EmpyreanⅣ(3600) Asura(6000+) EmpyreanⅢ(3700) 2. Some Kill Score, Survival Score, and Hero Score will carry over to the new season, with a greater ratio being carried over for those with lower scores. Score Range Carry-over Ratio 6000+ 60% 4500-6000 70%-60% 3000-4500 80%-70% 1500-3000 90%-80% 0-1500 100%-90% Hero Adjustments I. New Hero {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/36350327/e07d788a8e82ecbfcd136c08e4090e54e20b88e6.png The family glory and arduous training have carved loyalty to Eternia in Yueshan's heart since childho...6 Million Sales Record, Thanks to All Players!Nov 9, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear players of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT, We are very excited to announce that we have set a new sales record, 6 million copies.  As a thank all the players who purchased, and have been following, supporting, and playing NARAKA: BLADEPOINT, we will be gifting the Limited-Edition Dagger skin and a Limited-Edition Avatar to all players who purchased and have created an account before 11/10/2021 16:00 (UTC). The gifts will be sent to players when the new season begins. Equestrian Blade, is the new Crossover skin by NARAKA and PingYao WenTaoFang Ancient Weapon Museum in China. Its prototype is the masterpiece of the museum, the agate horsehead short sword made in the middle of the Qing Dynasty. We have meticulously restored the warmth and transparency of the horse's head, as well as the sharpness of the blade. While paying tribute to the traditional culture, it also takes the lucky meaning of "wish you every success" and we wish all players a prosperous fortune! Meanwhile, the first discount for NARAKA: BLADEPOINT is coming soon: 30% off between 11/10/2021 16:00 (UTC) and 11/17/2021 16:00 (UTC). Invite friends to Morus Isle! Since the release of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT, we have had the support and praise from players and game media. IGN,PC Invasion,Screen Rant and other media have all scored 8 points for our game. NARAKA: BLADEPOINT has also reached Very Positive on Steam. In addition, NARAKA: BLADEPOINT has been nominated by the Golden Joystick Award as the Best Multiplayer Game, and other nominated games include some of the world's best games like It Takes Two. Regardless of the award result, this nomination encourages us at 24 Entertainment to keep pushing to make NARAKA: BLADEPOINT the best experience it can be. The global championship and competitions by 24 Entertainment are coming soon, with a prize pool of 1.5 million US dollars. Top players from all over the world will gather to bring a fantastic event to all players. In the upcoming new season, we will launch two new heroes including Yueshan and a new melee weapon. Please stay tuned! Thanks again to all heroes in Morus Isle, good luck, have fun! 24 Entertainment NARAKA:BLADEPOINT WEEKLY FAQ - 11/9Nov 9, 2021 - Community Announcements1. What can we, the players in the new season expect as rewards? A new longsword weapon skin inspired by one of the most famous swords in Chinese history will be available for players in stores for purchase in the next season! Aside from that, we have a preview of Yueshan’s new skin - Cavalry Elite! You will also see new outfits, hairstyles, and headwear for Yueshan, Tianhai, Valda Cui, and Kurumi. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/36350327/8fa8a0902d189a80fdf2cabd628d481e49df0ef7.png {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/36350327/e25758f73f94b767064145948e46f6557da5665a.png 2. Is the price of the new battle pass the same as before? The Cavalry battle pass remains at the same price, and the battle pass level limit has been extended from 110 to 130. You will be able to earn more rewards! Cavalry treasures are also added to both the free tier and the paid tier. In addition, the gold reward for the battle pass is also increased. If you manage to level up your battle pass completely, you will be able to buy the next battle pass at no extra cost! 3. Will there be a discount on the treasure box? In the beginning of the new season, you will be able to easily earn coupons from in-game events! The coupons can also be used for purchasing cool items, including treasure boxes. We always carefully consider your feedback on our pricing models. The Cavalry treasure will be cheaper and the chance to get duplicate extreme skins is smaller. 4. Are you adding new items to the Immortal Treasure’s loot table? The content of Immortal Treasures will not change, but we have prepared Cavalry Treasure in the coming season. Cavalry Treasure will be available in December. 5. How is NARAKA: BLADEPOINT optimized for the next update? - HP bar UI display is improved by using a new form of technology. Because of this, you will overall experience smoother multiplayer battles. - We have optimized the CPU overhead of some systems and improved the game’s running frame rate. - We Optimized the resource loading speed, so that the resource loading can be faster and smoother, etc. . Since release we’ve been hard at work to optimize NARAKA: BLADEPOINT to run smoothly on a wide variety of PC’s so that you can enjoy a better and smoother gaming experience! NARAKA: BLADEPOINT World Championship,Prize Pool of $1.5 Million!Nov 5, 2021 - Community Announcements• What is NBWC (NARAKA: BLADEPOINT World Championship) NBWC is a global championship created by 24 Entertainment. Under this brand-new competition system, Naraka masters and teams from all over the world will gather together to compete for Immortal Glory. You may already know that there are several NARAKA competitions in progress in some regions, such as the Morus Cup in North America and the Celestra Cup in Southeast Asia. NBWC can be regarded as the highest hall of honor beyond these regional events. Players will participate in their respective regional competitions first, climb their way to the top, and earn their spots in the NBWC. Entering NBWC means that you will be invited to join the LAN event with players from other regions. If you are participating, players must prepare for vaccinations, Visas, and international travel. We are ready to provide participants with an amazing event experience under the premise of ensuring everyone's safety. • NBWC's Prize Pool As this is the biggest tournament of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT, NBWC will have a prize pool of more than 1.5 million US dollars. • Which Divisions does NBWC include? NBWC will include Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions of China (HK MO TW Qualifier) North America (NA Qualifier) Southeast Asia (SEA Qualifier) Japan (JP Qualifier) South Korea (KR Qualifier) Europe (EU Qualifier) Mainland China (Mainland China Qualifier). • How to participate in NBWC and what are the rules of it? To participate in the NBWC, players need to join the ongoing competitions in each region. Presently, registration of competitions in the US, Japan, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions of China have all begun. In regional competitions, players will have the opportunity to get high bonuses and the tickets for NBWC at the same time. Players from the above regions can click on the link below to check the tournament description in that region, including the schedule, promotion rules, and registration links. US SOLO: TRIOS: Taiwan SOLO: TRIOS: JP SOLO: TRIOS: Singapore and Malaysia: Vietnam: Sing-up links for the EU tournament will arrive shortly! If you are from a professional organization and want to have more in-depth cooperation with us, you are also welcome to contact our local tournament operators or email us [email protected] More details about Korea and Europe Divisions will soon be released on official platforms (official Discord channel, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.), so please stay tuned. *Recently we have added NEW language Discord channels (Vietnamese, Arabic and Italian), and several multilingual official platform accounts as follows, please subscribe to get more news in your language! Discord: Vietnamese, Arabic, Italian channels https://disco...NARAKA: Bladepoint FAQ - November 3Nov 3, 2021 - Community Announcements1. The game has become laggy after the update and optimization seems to be worse Our background data shows that the performance has improved after each optimization. However, we've received feedback from many players suggesting that the optimization seems to be worse after the update. We will use a megathread to collect specific issues from players after the next update to further analyze what went wrong. Our goal is to continuously optimize the game for all users to enjoy the best experience when playing. You can also check out our patch note, which will mention some of the optimizations and bug fixes we have done. 2. Ping lock and queue time issues We have been working on this issue and would like to keep up with the community on our progress. We've been doing some gray testing and trying to balance between preventing players from encountering unstable players on the network, and longer match queue times. There are many different factors for high ping in the server, but know that we are working to address these issues that players have been facing! 3. Balance issues - Matari mechanics, longsword toothpicking These issues are often discussed both within the player community and internally. First, Matari, we understand how people feel about her, a beautiful female assassin, but it’s sometimes impossible to catch her. Heroes are never designed to be perfect, and Matari is not as hard to deal with in trios as she is in solo. You can use Temulch's ult to control her invisible teammates or use Viper's ult to keep them from using their stealth, and so on. The same goes for weapon balance. We've already made an adjustment to the longsword, and we're watching for the strength of toothpicking. 4. When will the new season start? The new season will begin after the November 11 GMT+8 update. 5. After the new season, will the Tidal Treasure pity pull be carried over to other chests? The Tidal Treasure pity pull is independent of other chests, and the attempt tallies will not be carried over to other chests. You will not be able to buy Tidal Treasure chests in the next season, but the ones already bought can still be opened. 6. Will the Spectral Silk Store items reset at the end of the season? The items in the Spectral Silk store will not reset at the end of the season. 7. Will the existing Hidden Coins disappear next season? The existing Hidden Coins will not be available next season. There will be new coins available for the next season. 8. Can the ranked resets and season rewards be revealed? The ranked season reset and season rewards will be announced a week or so in advance. 9. Why can I still play ranked after the Tidal Event is over, do I still gain LP? You can continue to play ranked and gain LP. At present, the season is still ongoing, only the Tidal Event is over. 10. I hope there will be a cool-down between bounty missions, I am often chased all over the map. We are re-evaluating the bounty mission time duration and the possibility of cool-downs. NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update – October 28th, 2021Oct 27, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear players: The servers of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT will be suspended for maintenance from10/27/2021 23:00 (UTC) to10/28/2021 03:00(UTC). We suggest that you log out in advance and enter the game again after the maintenance. The details for this update are as follows: Heroes I. Valda Cui 1. Ultimate : Initiating a horizontal strike after using this ultimate no longer breaks enemies free from Bind. The hit rate of Valda's horizontal strikes has been improved, and she now has a new vertical strike in which she hurls forth a water spear: it travels slowly with a comparably low hit rate, yet deals high damage. //Comments from Dev Team: These changes were implemented given that was originally only meant to bind multiple enemies, but wasn't working as well as intended. Tips: Vertical strikes have a very low hit rate when used alone. Try linking them in with horizontal strikes as part of a combo! Weapons I. Longsword 1. Slightly shortened the stagger duration inflicted upon standing enemies with normal and running horizontal strikes. //Comments from Dev Team: The horizontal strike of Longsword contains probing, chasing and combo effects. The function is so comprehensive that we need to weaken it. II. Dagger 1. New weapon advantage: . If two players attack at the same time, the player using a Dagger won't clash, but demount the enemy's energy and initiate a counterattack. 2. Slightly slowed down the crouch/slideUppercut Slash. 3. Significantly reduced the distance that airborne enemies are knocked back when hit with a midair horizontal strike. Slightly shortened the stagger duration inflicted upon downed enemies. 4. Damage Adjustment: from 103%+155%*3 to 57% + 115%*2 + 287%. //Comments from Dev Team: Now the startup frame of DaggerUppercut Slash is reduced to the same as those of Katana and Longsword. We disconnected part of the long combo of Dagger to allow more space during the battle. At the same time, we added a new weapon advantage Energy Demount, in order that Dagger still maintains enoughfrontal fighting strengthwhile clashing. Ⅲ. Greatsword 1. Improved hit determination for horizontal strikes following vertical strikes/horizontal strikes following a horizontal-vertical strike combo. 2. Adjusted the Stone Form stagger that some attack moves inflict on Greatsword. 3. Slightly lengthened the timeframe in which can be followed up with a dodge. 4. Adjusted the damage dealt by charged horizontal and vertical strikes: Damage of the first-stage charged vertical strikes reduced from 224%+449% to 202%+403%; Damage of the second-stage charged vertical strikes reduced from 261%+522% to 238%+476%; Damage of the third-stage charged vertical strikes reduced from 291%+582% to 265%+530%; Damage of the first-stage charged horizontal strikes increased from 597% to 621%; Damage of the third-stage charged horizontal strikes increased from 247%*4 to 250%*4; //Comments from Dev Team: When the opponent uses some moves to attack the Greatsword, and the attack action is not o...NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Filming Contest: UNCHAINEDOct 26, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsCalling all aspiring filmmakers! NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Filming Contest: UNCHAINED starting October 15th-December 1st Unchain your creativity and tell your own story of your favourite heroes on Morus Isle to win Alienware laptop, monitors, mouse as well as other breathtaking rewards! Click HERE to Submit Your Creation Submission Example: Event Period (PDT) Entry: Oct 15th – Dec 1th FORERUNNERS' Choice: Nov 15th – Dec 1st Review & Judging: Dec 2nd – Dec 17th Winners Announcement: Dec 20th Rewards 1st place: Alienware x15 Gaming Laptop + $500 Steam gift card+ 30 * Immortal Treasure 2nd place: Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor (AW2521H) + $200 Steam gift card+ 20 * Immortal Treasure 3rd place: Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor (AW2521HFL) +$100 Steam gift card+ 10 * Immortal Treasure Forerunners' Choice: Alienware RGB Gaming Mouse (AW510M) & Alienware 7.1 Gaming Headset (AW510H) + $100 Steam gift card + 10 * Immortal treasure Judges The winners of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be selected by the 24 ENTERTAINMENT and Alienware. By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by the decisions of the 24 ENTERTAINMENT and Alienware judge. The winner of Forerunners' Choice will go to the video with the most likes on the official event page (the page will be live during 2021/11/01 – 2021/12/01 PDT). How to Participate 1. Post the video on Youtube (unlisted or public, please don't make it private) with #NARAKAUNCHAINED #Alienware in the video description 2. Click HERE to Submit Your Creation Submission Guidelines Follow this guide to learn how to hide the UI in a custom room for capturing scenes with higher quality: Entries must be NO longer than 3 mins. Entries must pertain to NARAKA: BLADEPOINT. Entries can use any form or combination of animation or live-action techniques in their creation. Each entry must be at least 1080p. The movie file should be submitted in either .wmv, .avi or .mov format. The deadline for submission is December 1st 12:00 PDT. Multiple submissions per person is allowed. Submissions must be free of advertisements. Music featured in the videos must be from NARAKABLADEPOINT. You can download all the in-game music HERE. You can also use other free music or copyrighted music owned or purchased by yourself: Vote! NARAKA: BLADEPOINT is nominated for Best Multiplayer Game!Oct 26, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsIt's time to cast your vote! NARAKA: BLADEPOINT has been nominated as Best Multiplayer Game in the Golden Joystick Awards on games radar+! Cast your vote here: FAQ - 10.26Oct 26, 2021 - Community Announcements1. We wish that Bloodsport can have a ranked system, a 3v3 option, more rewards, and maybe add spectators. First of all, we are thrilled to see that everyone likes this new mode, especially the devs responsible for designing Bloodsport! They really appreciate your love and enthusiasm. As of now, there is no plan for it to have a ranked system. However, this mode has a hidden MMRs system that will match opponents around your skill level. We are already discussing all the feedback and making considerations about how we can further improve players’ experience. We will continue working hard to optimize this mode in the future. Meanwhile, we are also designing a new team-based mode that will provide players with refreshing combat experience. 2. Lag spike at the beginning of the game Most likely, it is because your computer is reading map data. NARAKA's map is huge, so it takes some time to read and process it. As you may know, we have already carried out a wave of optimizations for non-SSD hard drives, and we will continue to do so in the future. 3. Can you reveal more information about the new hero Yueshan? We don't want to spoil too much of it, but we can provide a sneak peek at his story. Yueshan, the Unyielding, growing up in a military family, had been trained rigorously by his grand-father, and became one of the youngest commanders in the army. His skills will also be closely related to his background, and have an excellent new mechanism. Stay tuned! 4. When will there be a new Dagger skill Souljade? A new Dagger skill Souljade has already been designed and is currently undergoing internal testing and debugging. It’ll be available in the next update. 5. The Greatsword is too powerful. Everyone is using it. Greatsword has ranked the top performing weapon for the first time in the past two months. We will carefully evaluate the data and adjust the weapon accordingly to provide a more balanced combat experience. NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update – October 14th, 2021Oct 13, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear players, The servers of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT will be suspended for maintenance from 10/13/2021 23:00 (UTC) to 10/14/2021 03:00 (UTC). We suggest that you log out in advance and enter the game again after the maintenance. New Mode: Bloodsport An all-new mode, 'Bloodsport', is now open! 16 players must face off against each other in locations across Morus Isle. Engage in 1v1 battles to rise up the ranks until a champion emerges! Details for this mode are as follows. 1. Bloodsport is available to all players, all day. 2. Players must choose their hero and weapons for the round before it begins, and cannot change their decision until the Bloodsport finals. 3. The final rounds are decided in a best-of-three. Prior to these three rounds, players must choose their heroes and weapons (can choose the same heroes as in previous rounds). 4. If both players are still alive at the end of the round's time limit, the victor will be determined according to the following, in turn: (1) The player dealt higherdamage. (2) The player with higherremaining health and armor at round end (if both heroes dealt the same amount of damage). (3) If players' remaining health and armor are also equal, the one who first caused damage shall be the victor. (4) If neither dealt any damage and were of equal health and armor, one will be determined the victor at random. 5. In Bloodsport: (1) Skills are permitted but ultimates cannot be used. (2) All heroes' melee and ranged resistances are boosted. (3) Health, armor and skill cooldowns are reset after each round. Heroes I. Tianhai 1. Shortened the duration that Vajra in is staggered when an enemy escapes his clutches. II. Matari 1. Reduced the moving distance covered by her skill. III. Kurumi 1. Kurumi's ultimate is no longer affected by Flamebringers or Souljades. Only heroes' skills and some in-game mechanics can alter its circle and its effects.Kurumi’s circle now can only be altered by allies.If it is altered through in-game mechanics, its effects are neutral and apply to all parties. 2. Increased the damage of from 75 to 100. 3. Shortened duration after it has been affected by fire or poison elements. IV. YotoHime 1. The 'Piercing Vision' granted by her ultimate and its variants now also makes enemies with Stealth visible. 2. now has golden Focus effects, knocks back enemies hit and can be used while under attack. V. Tarka Ji 1. Increased the distance Tarka knocks nearby enemies back with his ultimate and its variants. VI. Valda Cui 1. Gave Valda Cui brief invulnerability (similar to that gained when dodging) just before she launches Tide Traps with . This will not be interrupted by weapon attacks. 2. Made some adjustments to her ultimate, : shortened both its startup frame and recovery frame, while also increasing the waves' travel speed as necessary. Increased the damage inflicted by her water spears from 200 to 300 when they hit, and from 350 to 450 when they explode. 3. Increased wave travel speed of (as with her original...NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Weekly FAQ - 10/13Oct 13, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear Forerunners, This week, we take a closer look at what is coming to the game very soon and some details about what is in the works for NARAKA: BLADEPOINT. 1. The new game mode that you've all been waiting for Yes, you read this right. This week, a new and exciting game mode, Bloodsport, is coming to NARAKA! Bloodsport is a melee-focused 1v1 game mode where players face off against their opponents by dueling them one by one as they make their way to the top. This mode will truly put players to the test! After all, becoming the best of the best means mastering all heroes and melee weapons. 2. About the weapon and character skill balancing 'Nerf this weapon/character... ' - Yes, we hear your requests and have been paying close attention to the feedback from players on balancing certain characters and weapons. For now, we would like to assure you all that we are working hard in the background to align the community's requests with what we see in the game data to improve the gameplay experience for everyone. We will release the balances once we have come to a satisfactory solution. 3. Issues with fps droprate After the September 28th update, some of the NVIDIA graphics card users are unable to use the function. Now with the latest patch, the function will be back working normally as intended. This is all we can share in the FAQ for this week, but stay tuned! We have some exciting community events in the works, more details to come soon! We are also planning to cover more languages to make our news and content more accessible for our players on social media! Keep you posted!NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Weekly FAQ 9/30Sep 30, 2021 - Community Announcements1.Malicious Teaming We do not tolerate any form of malicious teaming. We have been working to optimize the reporting process and handling current player reports. Now, when reporting a malicious teaming incident on our official website (, you can attach a picture alongside your report to provide evidence. In addition, a successful detection of collusion will grant the reporting player with an Immortal Treasure and be notified by an in-game mail. Once the teaming is confirmed, the teamer will not only be banned from matchmaking but also punished by a rank decrease. Our goal is to provide a fair game environment with strict standards to crack down on malicious teaming. Of course, this is not possible without the cooperation of our players. We hope that players who encounter teaming will provide us with POV, video, or screenshot. 2. Are there any new events/features/content coming? The development team is always working to bring fresh new content for our players. The new Koi Bonanza event will begin following the 9/28 update. The daily quest rewards (character experience, BP experience) that players receive will be doubled. Please see the update announcement for more details: Now it’s easier to find your friends on steam! - Players’ Steam friends will have a special steam icon next to their names in NARAKA - The in-game friends list will include a Steam category where you can find your Steam friends. - We added a Steam overlay into our game, allowing you to talk to your friends through Steam. In addition to all notes, we are preparing some new, exciting content, which will be available to players soon, so stay tuned! 3. Is there anything planned for improving the match making for a better game experience? We are aware that many of our players experience poor matchmaking. This is a rather complicated issue which is caused by many different factors such as network connection quality, player skill evaluation algorithm, matchmaking algorithm, and others. The Dev team is actively investigating these issues and will gradually roll out online updates to mitigate the problem. Thank you all for your patience and understanding. We welcome any feedback and suggestions. **The National Day of the People’s Republic of China will span from October 1st to October 7th. For that reason, next week’s FAQ will be delayed to the week of Oct 11th . Not to worry, however, as we will continue to collect feedback during that period. We thank you for your understanding. NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update – September 28th, 2021Sep 27, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear players, The servers of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT will be suspended for maintenance from 09/27/2021 23:00 (UTC) to 09/28/2021 03:00 (UTC). We suggest that you log out in advance and enter the game again after the maintenance.  The upcoming updates are as follows. New Event: Koi Bonanza New Event going live! The event rules are as follows: From the update on September 28th, 2021 to October 7th, 2021 20:00 (UTC), during The Herald's Trial and Quick Match preparation stage, players must gather their efforts to collect 6 Koi Tokens within the time limit. If this is achieved, players will receive extra rewards according to their ranking during that match's settlement stage. Rewards Settlement: Top 30 players in Solo or Top 10 players in Trio will get premium rewards, and the rest players will get common rewards. Rewards may be received up to 3 times per player, per day. 2x Daily Quest Rewards! The event rules are as follows: Daily quests give twice the experience and Hidden Treasure XP from the update on September 28th, 2021 to October 7th, 2021 20:00:00 (UTC). Reputation Score We've added reputation to the game. Your reputation will be viewable from your profile, and cannot be viewed by others. You start with a reputation of 8,800. Playing matchmaking and completing matches increases your reputation. Leaving a game during the preparation stage or during a game will reduce your reputation. Leaving During Preparation Your reputation will take a hit if you leave during the preparation phase in Solos and The Bloodbath, or if you leave in Trios when your team has 3 members. 2) Leaving Games Your reputation will take a hit if you leave a game before you are not COMPLETELY dead and your teammates are not all dead either. Deduction coefficient of Reputation Score in different modes The Herald's Trial (Trio): 1 Quick Match (Trio): 0.75 The Herald's Trial (Solo): 0.5 Quick Match (Solo), The Bloodbath: 0.25 Reputation tiers and their effects are as follows. The player will be banned if the Reputation Score is too low: A: 9,000-10,000 B: 8,000-9,000 C: 7,000-8,000 D: 6,000-7,000 E: 5,000-6,000 Players with a reputation of less than 7,500 will be unable to queue for The Herald's Trial. Those below 6,000 will furthermore no longer be able to join Quick Match. We'll be adding more to the reputation system in future iterations, to monitor and restrict gameplay that affects the game negatively to further improve the experience. In-Game Function New Shadow Poison After the Shadow Corruption shrinks for the third time, players within the Shadow Corruption will gradually be affected by shadow poison. The poison will begin to recede after leaving Shadow Corruption. When player’s shadow poison accumulates to certain amount and is still in the Shadow, the player’s health recovery will be decreased. Being Hit While in Soul Form Added the special effects and the sound effect when being hit in soul form. Out-Game Function New Custom Match Lobby Settings New prefix search functi...Steam Global Top Sellers for the Week ending 26 September 2021Sep 25, 2021 - SteamDB * CS:GO - Operation Riptide; * New World; * New World; * NARAKA: BLADEPOINT; * FIFA 22; * DEATHLOOP; * Timberborn; * Valve Index VR Kit; * Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator; * Gas Station Simulator; View more information and data on SteamDBNARAKA: BLADEPOINT WEEKLY FAQ - 9/22Sep 22, 2021 - Community AnnouncementsDear Forerunners, Welcome to our weekly FAQ, where we willl answer our community’s most frequently asked questions; we’ll also offer updates on the continued development of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT. 1. How are you combating racism and abusive behaviour? We have a zero-tolerance policy for racism, discrimination and abusive behaviour. If anyone uses racial slurs or personal attacks in-game (voice or text), please report them using the in-game tool for abusive behaviour. Multiple reports on the same player will automatically mute the player in-game and trigger our manual review. We can then take appropriate action against the player and make sure that NARAKA remains a safe and fun game to play for everyone. 2. How can I become a partnered content creator for NARAKA? You can contact Domingo#2750 in our official Discord, or send an email to [email protected] By entering our affiliate program you qualify for monthly rewards, and for more details please visit the link here.Steam Global Top Sellers for the Week ending 19 September 2021Sep 18, 2021 - SteamDB * DEATHLOOP; * Tales of Arise; * DEATHLOOP; * NARAKA: BLADEPOINT; * Red Dead Redemption 2; * NBA 2K22; * Timberborn; * Valve Index VR Kit; * New World; * Valheim; View more information and data on SteamDB