Lost Ark is a fantasy MMORPG co-developed by Tripod Studio and Smilegate RPG, and it was originally released back in 2019 exclusively in the South Korean region, but now players from Europe and North America will finally get a chance to experience this unique isometric RPG, courtesy of Amazon, the game's publisher for these regions.
The game features a myriad of distinctive classes, offering countless different options to tailor your builds towards a playstyle that suits you, and that's just a small part of why are western MMO enthusiasts so excited about this game.
If you are reading this article chances are that you already know why you should play Lost Ark, and here's when exactly will you be able to play it.
Lost Ark official release date and time
Lost Ark is set to be released on Steam on 11th February 2022.
Here are the exact release times across Europe and North America:
- Los Angeles: 9 am PST
- New York: 12 pm ET
- London: 5 pm GMT
- Paris: 6 pm CET
This is the official release time when everyone can jump right into the action, for free.
The game is already available for pre-load on Steam.
UPDATE: The launch has been postponed
Unfortunately, due to deployment issues, launch is delayed. We hope to have this resolved in a matter of hours.— Lost Ark (@playlostark) February 11, 2022
Your patience is appreciated and we’ll update you soon.
"Unfortunately, due to deployment issues, the launch is delayed. We hope to have this resolved in a matter of hours," reads the official Tweet. "Your patience is appreciated and we’ll update you soon."
Lost Ark early access release date and time
If you are having a burning desire to play Lost Ark as soon as possible, there's a way to play it three days before the official release.
Lost Ark is a free-to-play game, but prior to launch, it offers several "Founder's Edition" packs, which give you a slew of rewards, including both cosmetic and gameplay items.
Among these rewards, there's also a "head start" bonus, which will allow you to play the game three days ahead of the official release.
If you purchase any of the Founder's Editions, you will get to play Lost Ark starting from Tuesday 8th February 2022, at 6 pm CET / 5 pm GMT / 12 pm EST / 9 am PST.
Check out the full list of Lost Ark Founder's Pack editions and find out which bonuses each of them offers and which one is the best for you.
For more Lost Ark news, check out our dedicated Lost Ark page with news, guides, rumours, and more!
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