Schedule Entry Period (Planned) From 12:00 AM on September 5, 2013 (Thursday) to 23:59 (UTC+2) on October 7, 2013 (Monday) Announcement of Selection Results
* After a rigorous selection process, those selected will be notified by email.
* Only selected persons will be notified at the email address (Sign-In ID) registered with the Sony Entertainment Network.
* Persons selected in the first and second rounds can continue to participate in the testing for the remainder of the test period.
* Persons who were not selected in the first or second rounds may still be selected in a later round.
Network Testing Schedule (Planned)
First Test: 9:00pm to 10:00pm JST on October 1st, 2013 (Tuesday)

Test connection area:

Japan only


Test objective:

Server load test using simultaneous logins


Second Test: UTC: 19-21 / BST (UTC+1): 20-22 / CEST (UTC+2): 21-23 on October 12th, 2013 (Saturday)

Test connection area:

Worldwide (however, tests will be performed individually at the specified local time)


Test objective:

Server load test using simultaneous logins from all areas
Server load test using asynchronous online elements such as ghosts, blood stains, blood letter messages, etc.


Third Test: GMT: 07-10 AM / GMT+1: 08-11 AM on 27 October 2013 (Sunday)

Test connection area:

Worldwide (simultaneous connections from all areas)


Test objective:

Server load test using massive simultaneous logins from all areas
Server load test using asynchronous online elements such as ghosts, blood stains, blood letter messages, etc.
Server load test using synchronous online elements such as summoning, invasion, etc.


Fourth Test : GMT: 07-10 AM / GMT+1: 08-11 AM on 10 November 2013 (Sunday)

Test connection area:

Worldwide (simultaneous connections from all areas)


Test objective:

Server load test using massive simultaneous logins from all areas
Server load test using asynchronous online elements such as ghosts, blood stains, blood letter messages, etc.
Server load test using synchronous online elements such as summoning, invasion, etc.


* There will be no functional differences in these tests. (Functions will be identical for all tests.)