Smilegate announced all the info you need for the upcoming closed beta test, including the way to enter it, whether you can and when to play it.
Closed beta testing for the western version of Lost Ark will commence on November 4 and will end a week later on November 11, 2021. Both the beginning and ending times for the beta test will be 9:00 AM PT / 4:00 PM UTC / 4:00 PM BST / 5:00 PM CET.
In order to have a shot at joining the closed beta, you previously had to apply via the official website. In case you were chosen, you will receive an email with further instructions as well as the Steam key that can be redeemed to add the Lost Ark beta to your library.
There is no NDA for the closed beta test so anyone that may wish to take screenshots, videos, stream the game or openly discuss their findings can do so.
Eligible countries for the closed beta test are:
- The Americas
- Aland Islands (Finland)
- Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Faroe Islands (Denmark)
- Gibraltar (UK)
- Guernsey (UK)
- Holy See
- Isla of Man (UK)
- Jersey (UK)
- North Macedonia
- San Marino
- Svalbard & Jan Mayen (Norway)
- United Kingdom
There is a pile of changes since the Closed Alpha test as well, all of which you can check out on the
Lost Ark Closed Beta blog post