Lost Ark RU is now in Open Beta and is available for everyone to play.
The registration for Mail.RU is free. But most importantly, there will be no reverification waves as confirmed by the RU CM. All you will need is a Russia VPN to play.
Mail.RU Account Creation
Some people are having trouble registering on the la.mail.ru site. Instead, try registering directly on the mail.ru email site.
Register directly on the mail.ru site.
Enter your account details to signup for a new Mail.RU email.
Optional: “I don’t have a phone number” option to skip phone number confirmation.
Update 11/06/2019: This option no longer works for most. They are now forcing phone number, so you’ll have to confirm a real one.
After you submit, you need to enter the captcha to complete registration.
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ProtonVPN also has Russia servers available and has a 7-day free trial.
For more VPNs, check out my VPN Guide.
The launcher can be downloaded on the official page.
The entire game is 32.1GB and doesn’t require a VPN to download. You will need a VPN to be able to play the game though, as it is confirmed to be region locked.
Is Lost Ark RU region locked?
Yes, you will need a Russia VPN. to play. But registration is free and there won’t be any reverification issues according to the RU CM.
How large is the game?
When does the RU server launch?
It’s currnelty out in open beta and there will be no wipes.
Will Lance Master or Assassins be in at the start of release?
No, these are newer classes in KR that will not be in for the release of RU.
International Community Server
The international community server will be сирион-sirion.
The game supports cross servers for raids and PVP arena. But join the chosen server if you want to group up with other international players.