Metascore
57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Mar 28, 2020
    82
    Bless Unleashed is the new MMORPG released by Bandai Namco exclusively for Xbox One and in a free to play format. A great game which, although it has a lot of room for improvement, will dazzle fans of the genre thanks to its graphics and great gameplay.
  2. Apr 13, 2020
    78
    As an MMO, Bless Unleashed it perfectly serviceable, but those that want to make rapid progression are going to be sorely disappointed and frustrated with many of its draconic design choices. MMO’s are hard to review, as they are constantly evolving, being updated and changing with what the community and developers want. As of this point in time, I can certainly recommend giving Bless Unleashed a shot since I still find myself logging on every day, and given that it’s completely free to play, there’s no real reason not to. Be warned, as you’re in for a long and arduous grind if you stick with it, and it’s incredibly challenging when it comes to combat in the later dungeons, but I only expect Bless to improve in many facets in the future.
  3. Mar 16, 2020
    70
    It is the sense of wonder where Bless Unleashed excels, and it is with that where it will continue to thrive successfully in the future.
  4. Mar 18, 2020
    60
    Bless Unleashed is a decent enough free-to-play MMORPG that should keep players looking for something they don't have to shell cash out entertained. And luckily, there isn't anything in the cash shop that screams "pay to win," which is something that so many other free-to-play titles have unfortunately succumbed to. There are quite a lot of technical problems, from slow loading textures to combat that really needs some tweaking. but for being one of the first MMO games to exclusively launch on Xbox One, well, it could have been a lot worse.
  5. May 19, 2020
    50
    The world building, cities and some of the characters are instantly memorable and made me want to learn more. But when coupled with an unpolished backdrop, laggy and uninspired combat and a boring, frustrating grind, it makes it hard to recommend to anyone who is looking for a good free-to-play MMO to check out, especially when alternatives like Warframe and Phantasy Star Online 2 exist on the same platform. Hopefully time brings Bless Unleashed to the level we were all hoping for – but right now it’s just not there. It honestly feels like it needed more time to bake before being released – feeling rushed out to hit a deadline, and it definitely shows in the final result.
  6. Mar 30, 2020
    10
    Bless Unleashed, when it’s not completely broken, is a boring, unfun disaster. Everything about the game has too many issues to even recommend at the very low price of free.
User Score
5.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 26
  2. Negative: 8 out of 26
  1. Mar 23, 2020
    8
    Bless Unleashed is a 3rd-Person MMORPG with Combo Based combat. The story is a long and winding saga to uncover the culprits and motives to aBless Unleashed is a 3rd-Person MMORPG with Combo Based combat. The story is a long and winding saga to uncover the culprits and motives to a heinous act of slaughter, and the ensuing chaos left in its wake. Character Creation is based mainly off of Race. You have four races to chose from, Human, Elf, Varg, and Ippin, and each has access to a select range of classes. As in most Fantasy settings, Humans are the most versatile with access to most of the classes. Elves Make for great rangers or mages, playing off of their connection with nature. Varg play out as Berserkers, using their size as leverage in combat. Ippin are small and courageous, taking roles as Priests and Crusaders. The gameplay is heavily character progression based, with two main aspects determining how far you can progress in the story. Your Character Level, and your Gear Score. If you aren't high enough in both of these aspects, some quests aren't even available. The world is enormous! With constant availability to action, between the static encounters and the world bosses. World Bosses are usually HUGE and always a powerful challenge requiring a gathering of players to defeat. The combat is one of the best MMORPG combat systems I've had the pleasure of experiencing with combo strings and dodging, much like The Surge 2. There is never a lack of things to do, even when all you can do is grind to achieve the Level and Gear Score you need to do the next quests. To fans of MMORPGs I highly recomend you check this game out, for a Free-To-Play game, with optional purchases, it packs a World Boss sized package. Full Review »
  2. Mar 15, 2020
    0
    Play this only if you love getting bullied by 12 year olds.
    Toxic community with forced PVP.
    Newer players keep getting bullied by higher
    Play this only if you love getting bullied by 12 year olds.
    Toxic community with forced PVP.
    Newer players keep getting bullied by higher level Pay2win players with no hope of defending themselves.
    These devs never learn and are going down the same forced Pay2Win PVP path as Blessed Online.
    Bunch of early 10/10 reviews look fake.
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  3. Mar 13, 2020
    10
    This is unique. Its strength is that it is not perfect yet, but there is a clear difference from other games. In addition, it provides the funThis is unique. Its strength is that it is not perfect yet, but there is a clear difference from other games. In addition, it provides the fun of this game. Full Review »