Video Game Updates & Patch Notes

Lost Ark Weekly Update Scheduled for May 17, Notes and more

The popular MMORPG Lost Ark will receive its weekly update on Wednesday, May 17, developer Smilegate announced. To implement these changes, all servers and regions will be offline starting at 12 AM PT / 7 AM UTC / 9 AM CEST. The maintenance period is estimated to last up to four hours.

One of the critical updates includes a fix to an issue with the game’s honing books. Players had been reporting that some honing books were unusable at certain levels. Smilegate has addressed this concern in the upcoming update, ensuring a smoother and more balanced gameplay experience for all players.

Another notable change in this update is a fix for a problem that was preventing players from receiving the Varut’s Gift quest. The issue occurred when players created a new character while the Game Entry Narration feature was enabled. Post-update, players should now be able to access the quest as intended.

Lost Ark May 17 Patch Notes

  • Fixed an issue causing some honing books to be unusable at certain levels.
  • Players are no longer prevented from receiving the Varut’s Gift quest after having created a new character while the Game Entry Narration feature was enabled.

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