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TERA: Frogster Finally Stands out and Responds to the Roaring Community
The launch of TERA in Europe is around the corner. However, Frogster, the publisher of TERA in Europe, announced suddenly that they will remove blood effects from the European version. This action peeved players and directly leaded to countless players' protesting with 2300-post threadnaught on official forum. The official forum could not afford the great complaint from players so that it is currently under maintenance. Some of the players also threaten that if the European version really removes the blood effect, they will hide in North american version's embrace.
Some disappointed gamers start online voluntary petition with the hope of saving the content of blood effect. They even wrote an open letter to Frogster, hoping Frogster can hear the voice from gamers. Today, Frogster finally stands out and responds to the roaring community. Raven, the game's lead community manager, explains officially the reason why they did these decisions and to elaborate on what players can expect in the future. He apologized to tera gold players for the issue of removing blood effect from the game without any premonition. Then, he promise the feature will be patched back soon after official launch. He even clarifies the reasons behind other changes like childlike Elin.
"the gore slider will be back with the original three different graduations and blood will still be spread on the ground during combat
not to comply with a demand from any official board, but because those characters in particular could have attracted to the game a population of unsavoury users, and it is part of [Frogster's] responsibility to protect [TERA's] younger audiences from them.
Source: Official TERA Forum in Europe