Bluehole Studio is a flagship MMORPG developer headquartered in Seoul, Korea. In North America, Bluehole Studio conducts its marketing and sales activitis through its wholly owned subsidiary Bluehole Interactive.
Bluehole Studio was founded in March 2007 by serial entrepreneur Byung-Gyu Chang and former core members of NCsoft.
Bluehole’s development team includes the former development team members of Lineage II including Producer, Lead Game Designer, Lead Programmer, and Art Director.
Currently Bluehole Studio has about 200 employees, mainly in the development side.
The title under development, named “TERA”, is a blockbuster scale fantasy genre MMORPG with more than 30 million dollar development budget and 3 years of development period.
TERA is clearly differentiated from World of Warcraft or Lineage II by…
- Dynamic battle system
- Next generation graphics
- Enhanced community experience
Anticipated commercial launch in Korea is in early 2010, and in North America in Fall 2010.
2nd CBT (30 oct - 2 nov)
4 days, 3000 testers only
1st CBT (22 aug - 23 aug)
2 days, 200 testers only