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  • Penalties

    For Minor Offense to Major Offense

    • 14-day Ban
    • 30-day Ban
    • Permanent Ban

    *Abuse policy may change and update without prior notice.

  • Scamming (Major Offense)

    Scamming in Echo Of Soul SEA is not allowed. Scamming includes providing players with 3rd party links with promises of weapons, gold and ETC or by obtaining player’s PlayOneAsia Username and password for your own personal benefits though underhand methods.

  • Bug Exploitation / Glitching (Major Offense)

    Bugs in the game should always be reported to Echo Of Soul SEA Game Masters / Agents as soon as they discovered the bug. The management shall reserve the rights to penalize those players who abuse the bugs for personal gain. 

  • Assisting Hack User / Illegal Third Party Program User (Minor - Major Offense)

    Accomplice/assistance of hack/illegal third party program users are subjected for punishment in benefiting from the main hack user. It is the user's responsibility to inform the hack user to stop his illegal activity or choose to leave the game room to not be considered as accomplice.

  • A Game Hacking / Use of Illegal Third Party Programs (Major Offense)

    Third party programs are programs that are used in order to change or modify the game client. This includes wall hacks, tapping hacks, speed hacks, duplicating programs, key loggers (any form) and cheat engines that may edit game modifiers or character stats. It is illegal to advertise or distribute any third party programs inside and outside the game, as well as advertising fake websites.

  • Account Hacking (Major Offense)

    Account hacking is accessing another characters account in order to use/sell items, delete the character, or obtain personal information about the character or about the player himself.

  • Illegal Trading (Major Offense)

    Illegal Trading is when another player sells or buys PlayOneAsia accounts/clans or any items in exchange for real money. This also includes the trading of items that represent any money value such as prepaid cards. Trading in-game items for real money, game load, prepaid load, or any other property outside of the game is strictly prohibited. Illegal trading will not be honored as a valid excuse reason for acquiring items, if the items were reported missing, the account will be held liable for account hacking, if the item is illegal, the account will be blocked accordingly.

  • PlayOneAsia / Echo Of Soul SEA Employee Impersonation (Major Offense)

    This occurs when a player pretends to be a Game Master or employee of PlayOneAsia (including Echo Of Soul Agents/Specialists) in order to extract personal information, account information such as username and password, in-game currency, or game items from another player. This is a form of scamming and will not be tolerated by game management.

  • Harassing Game Masters (Major Offense)

    Harassment of Game Masters or other PlayOneAsia employees such as Echo Of Soul SEA Agents and Staff is a punishable offense. Harassment includes booting PlayOneAsia employees out of the game room or spamming at them. Game Masters may issue a verbal or written warning before issuing penalties to the offending party.

  • Threatening (Major Offense)

    We do not tolerate threatening of other players with challenges that result in violent outcomes. These include fights, shooting, stabbing, killing and threats to seek and beat up other players out of the game. Please keep it in-game.

  • Vulgarity (Minor to Major Offense)

    Vulgarity is the use of lewd and indecent words in character names, guild names and messages. This game has players of all ages and such words whether sexually implicit or not may be considered inappropriate for them. It is also considered vulgar to use letters, numbers and symbols to create graphics that are sexually implicit. Insulting other players occurs when a player or group of players uses vulgarity or swear words against another player or party for any particular reason. It is the use of insults in order to degrade another or hurt their feelings. Some comments do not necessarily have to contain swear words to be insulting to a person. Player remarks can be hateful, degrading, racist, and very discriminatory.

  • Player Harassment / Swearing (Minor to Major Offense)

    Swearing is using curse words or profane words in any language that can be seen by any other player. Although we have implemented a program to filter the use of swear words during the game some players may find ways to get around this with the use of other characters or symbols. Remember not everybody is the same. Each has their own creed, religion, race and personal culture and what is okay with you and your peers may not be okay for them.

  • False Reporting (Minor Offense)

    Reporting false information such as presenting yourself as a hack victim to profit from this action is illegal. This also applies to giving false information about others players to get them into trouble or continuously accusing other players of non-factual information.

  • Event Disruption (Minor Offense)

    Game Masters run different game events daily. Players who disrupt these events (continuously messaging a GM, being in a zone they have been asked not to be in, harassing participants, etc.) will be subject to penalties.

  • Flooding / Spamming (Minor Offense)

    Flooding is when a player type messages repeatedly on screen to the point that it disrupts normal conversations between other players and the game as well. This can bother or harass other players or draw useless attention to one's self.

  • Penalty for misbehaving players

    For players who are guilty of engaging in misbehavior in the game, the administrator reserves the rights to ban his/her PlayOneAsia Echo Of Soul account for temporarily or permanent ban depending on the severity of the violation.

  • What is considered as bad manners?

    The usage of language or actions with the intention to deceive, or make other players uncomfortable, or become a nuisance to the Echo Of Soul SEA community are considered misbehavior. For example:

    • Usage Of Vulgarities
    • Malicious Flaming Of Other Players
    • Discussion Of Sexual / Violent / Obscene Topics
    • Advertising Of Illegal Or Malicious Websites / Programs
    • Spamming Of Message
    • Cursing And Swearing
    • Threats Scamming Of Other Players' Account Info

    We aim to create a pleasant gameplay environment for the Echo Of Soul SEA community. As such, players who are caught misbehaving in-game will be penalized.

  • Penalty for using inappropriate nicknames

    For characters with inappropriate names, the administrator shall reserve the rights to change the nickname(s) in question without prior notice or temporary ban for repeated offense.

    • Administrator shall change the offending player’s nickname(s).
    • Be permanently banned from Echo Of Soul SEA.
  • What is considered as an inappropriate nickname?

    Nicknames that may imply meanings which make other players uncomfortable and/or offended; or harbor the intention of deceiving other players are considered inappropriate.

    For example, nicknames that:

    • Impersonate Game Masters, Agents, Moderators And/Or Other Characters
    • Contain Sexual Context And/Or Obscene Body Parts
    • Consist Of Vulgarities Or Are Otherwise Offensive, And/Or May Cause Confusion
    • May Be Protected By Trademark Or Other Proprietary Rights Laws
    • Have A Reference To Hacking Such As "Hack4fun", "LetsHack"
    • Make No Sense Such As "1111nnnnn1111"
    • Harbor The Intention To Confuse Via Letter Masking Such As "IoIip0O0Op", (I.E. Using "I"S For "L"S And Zeros For The Letter "O")
  • Penalty for using hack / cheat tools

    • Be temporarily banned (30 days) from the PlayOneAsia Echo Of Soul (under investigation).
    • Be permanently banned from the PlayOneAsia Echo Of Soul
  • What are hack / cheat tools?

    External programs that enable your character:

    • To Have Much Faster Movement Speed
    • To Gain A Lot More EXP or Soul
    • To Have Much Stronger Armor
    • To Have Much Higher HP
    • Etc.

    All of the above are considered hack / cheat tools.

    We aim to create a fair gameplay environment for the Echo Of Soul SEA community. As such, players found using hack / cheat tools will be penalized

  • Who is Nvius?

    Echo of Soul was developed by Nvius, a Korean studio founded in June 2009 by the Representative Directors of Nexon Mobile and NCSoft's Lineage II team. 

    With years of experience producing acclaimed games, their goal was to unite MMORPGs and mobile games for passionate gamers. For more information, visit here 

  • Which items will be sold in the item shop for real money currency?

    Many items in the game can be obtained via quest and dungeon rewards. Other cosmetic and time-saving items are available via real-world currency. We are still working on the final set of items available in the game.

  • How many classes are there, and what are they?

    There are 5 classes in Echo of Soul SEA: Warrior, Rogue, Guardian, Archer and Sorceress.

  • What is the maximum level I can reach?

    The maximum level in Echo of Soul is Lv 60.

  • How many characters can I create?

    You can have 6 active characters.

  • What are the top 5 reasons to play EOS?

    1. Massive PVE content
    2. Competitive and thrilling PVP
    3. No Healers - constant need to adapt strategy to survive
    4. Play as you want - Class Specialization, PvE, PvP
    5. All-in-one MMO
  • Others

    1.If there are any technical, equipment, game exploit issues, disputes and/or interruptions, the Game Marshal/s are to be informed immediately and without delay. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned could result in a warning or disqualification from the tournament.

    2. If any intentional hardware reset and problem occurs, the marshal/s may decide to end the match with the offending player losing by forfeit.

    3. In the Team Flag Match (TFM), any game interruptions will be done after the completion of the round and not immediately during the game. The only time a restart will be done, is if the points of both the Red and Blue teams are under 20.

    4. all Mode are allow 1 sniper holder only. Players are not allowed to share the sniper rifle with their team-mates at the start of every round.

    5. Player substitution is only allowed after the completion of every match, and not halfway during TFM and SD or Team Death Match (TDM). 

    6. Changes to in-game settings and options necessitated by the use of most recent patch version/release.

    7. Cheat Protection Program release and/or cheat protection functions.

    8. Game settings and/or operations guidelines dictated by differences between online and LAN Tournaments.

  • Warnings & Disqualifications

    1. A warning will be given to any player in the team when he/she breaks or abuse any rule of the tournament.

    2. A team will be disqualified from the tournament when a total of 3 warnings are given to this members. 

  • Disconnections

    1. Disconnection: Any disconnection of the connection between match players due to System or Power problems/issues.

    2. Intentional Disconnection: Upon judgment by the referee, any offending player will be charged with a loss by forfeit.

    3. Unintentional Disconnection:

    4. Round will restart if either side points is 20 and below or below 3 minutes into the round.

    5. Score will be recorded if either side points is 21 and above or more than 3 minutes into the round, round will restart and end with the previous total score.

    6. In the event of a disconnection, the organizer reserves the rights to restart the match or determine the match outcome on a case-by-case basis.

  • Prohibited Actions

    1. Changing of "HOST" when the match has begun is strictly not allowed, doing so will result in a default map loss.

    2. Intentional or non-intentional use of any bugs/ in-game Glitch (Knife Bug, Shots becomes Knife Damage) or any kind of usage will result in a loss or disqualification. This decision will be made by the Marshall/s or Head Marshall.

    3. If in any case, a game is restarted, players are not allowed, under any circumstances, to go to the Shop/Inventory to change gears/weapons/armor etc.

  • Banned Items

    1. All Play Cash item and weapons are not allowed

    2. Miscellaneous: Sub-Zero Blood, Fast Respawn, Scopes, Silencers, Departing Gift, UAV, US Airborne, Germany Army, Multi-Weapon 1&2, Advance Sweeper, Advance Scout, Advance Dominator, Brutality Evasion

    3. No mastery weapons and items are allowed. 

    4. Build-in scope weapon are allowed

    5. Partners System is not allowed.
    6. All types of T1 bombs are restricted

  • Account

    All accounts must be verifiy be organizer before the match to be fair

  • Tournament Format

    Qualifier Format

     

    Semi Final Format (For Malaysian Team Only)

    For 12 Malaysian team, will devided by two group and playing the Round Robin. Top 2 team in each group stage will be qualifiers into Main Stage.

     

    Grand Final Main Stage Format

  • Solo Match – KDU Competition

    **Solo Match registration date is on 24th of October in KDU college  

    Match type (TDM) [PanicSpace, winter land]

    1. 1 Vs 1 Knife to decide the side.

    2. Winner will have the rights to choose side for 1st round.

    3. Lose will have the rights to choose side for 2nd round.

    4. Winner on knife match will have the rights to choose side for 3rd round.

    Match Rounds

    1. 5 Rounds for TDM mode ( Single Elimination )

    2. 1 Round 20 kill points for each match (5 minutes each round)

    3. Win 2 rounds out of 3

    4. Wining participant gain 1 match points

    5. Each participant have to gain 2 match points for becoming the winner.

  • Grand Final (5 vs 5)

    Match type (TDM , TFM & SD )

    1. 1 Vs 1 Knife (1 point) to decide the map

    2. Map for Each Mode ( TFM[SANDSTORM I, Core Project, Broken City II, Xitang, Berlin] & SD[Broken City I, Power Plant, Sand Storm II, Titan Valley,Red Mansion]) 

    3. Banning map system.

    4. Winner team will have the rights to choose map, the captain can choose SD or TFM first. Mode of (TFM or SD) and the lose team will have right to choose side.

    5. The winner team for the first match will have right to choose side on the next mode.

    6. TDM tie breaker is going to be played at winterland. 80 points, 10 minutes and 1 round (don't need to change side)

    7. Only 1 sniper is allowed in every mode (TFM,SD amd TDM)

    Match Rounds

    1. 80 points out of both side red and blue TFM round (10 minutes each round), Grand Final 120 point to win.

    2. 10 round for SD match, both side 5 red and 5 blue round (2:30 minutes every 1 round)

    3. Winning team gain 1 match points

    4. Each team have to gain 2 match points for becoming the winner

    5. If each team end up drawing 1-1 the match will decided to a tie-breaker TDM

     

    Competition Method: Solo Match (1Vs1) – KDU Competition

    **Solo Match registration date is on 24th of October in KDU college  

    Match type (TDM) [PanicSpace, winter land]

    1. 1 Vs 1 Knife to decide the side.

    2. Winner will have the rights to choose side for 1st round.

    3. Lose will have the rights to choose side for 2nd round.

    4. Winner on knife match will have the rights to choose side for 3rd round.

    Match Rounds

    1. 5 Rounds for TDM mode ( Single Elimination )

    2. 1 Round 20 kill points for each match (5 minutes each round)

    3. Win 2 rounds out of 3

    4. Wining participant gain 1 match points

    5. Each participant have to gain 2 match points for becoming the winner.

  • State Qualifiers (5 vs 5)

    Match type (TDM, TFM & SD)

    1 Vs 1 Knife (1 point) to decide the map 

    Map for Each Mode ( TFM[SANDSTORM I, Core Project, Broken City II, Xitang, Berlin ] & SD[Broken City I, Power Plant, Sand Storm II, Titan Valley,Red Mansion]) 

    Banning map system.

    Winner team will have the rights to choose map, the captain can choose SD or TFM first. Mode of (TFM or SD) and the lose team will have right to choose side.

    The winner team for the first match will have right to choose side on the next mode.

    TDM tie breaker is going to be played at winterland. 80 points, 10 minutes and 1 round (don't need to change side)

    Only 1 sniper is allowed in every mode (TFM,SD amd TDM)

    Match Rounds

    Match Rounds

    80 points out of both side red and blue TFM round (10 minutes each round) Final 120 point to win.

    10 round for SD match, both side 5 red and 5 blue round (2:30 minutes every 1 round)

    Winning team gain 1 match points

    Each team have to gain 2 match points for becoming the winner

    If each team end up drawing 1-1 the match will decided to a tie-breaker TDM

  • Q9. Can I play Blackshot in Garena until 31st August? If PlayOne starts service from 1st September, can I play PlayOne Blackshot right away?

    A. Yes, Garena will maintain Blackshot service until 31st August. You can start playing Blackshot in PlayOne from 1st September.

  • Q8. Will there be a national wide tournament or event?

    A. Yes, there will be. PlayOne(Vertigo) is preparing national wide events exclusively for Blackshot. Once regional qualifiers are set, national teams will be selected through finals for international contest. Details will be announced soon.

  • Q7. Can I play PlayOne Blackshot from Malaysia/Singapore/Philippine/Brazil?

    A. Yes. We already prepared Blackshot servers in the best IDC in each region so that our users can connect and play the game with a better environment.

  • Q6. Can I use the old Blackshot launcher or do I need to download the full client again?

    A. If you already downloaded full client and played Blackshot recently, you can continuously use the old client with a simple patch we will provide later. There will be a future announcement for detailed version information.

  • Q5. What will be the top-up method in PlayOne Blackshot?

    A. We are preparing almost every top-up method you could use in Garena. We will notice about our top-up method partners soon.

  • Q4. Will my items (weapons etc.) in Garena account be transferred after account transfer?

    A. Yes, they will. Except the items that will be expired before 1st September, all items will be transferred with your account.

  • Q3. What will happen to GS in my Garena account? Do I need to stop purchasing items if I will transfer my account to PlayOne?

    A. Unused GS is Garena’s game cash which will be remained in your Garena account. It cannot be used in PlayOne service so you may contact to Garena if necessary.

  • Q2. Can I use my previous Blackshot account in PlayOne? Will my rank and other game data be the same after account transfer?

    A. Yes, you can. You need to do simple authentication to transfer your account. If Garena supports data transfer, you can play with your existing game information without any problem.

  • Q1. How come PlayOne(Vertigo Games) have taken over Blackshot from Garena?

    A. Through out the service takeover decision, voice of our users could finally reach us. We value and respect our users’ opinion so we will alway listen players’ response to reflect it directly on our future development plan.