Tree of Savior Timeline

This is the Tree of Savior “Project R1” timeline. This timeline starts from the beginning of the project announcement until the latest update.

Tree of Savior

  • November 30, 2009
    Kim Hakkyu Starts New Ragnarok Online-Like Game
    Following the completion of Granado Espada, Kim Hakkyu will start to work on two titles (later revealed as WolfKnights and Tree of Savior). Both projects are funded by IMC Games. "I’m working on two new projects," Kim said. "One is an MMORPG with a more basic structure, one character to Read More
  • May 13, 2011
    Official Name “Project R1” Released at Hangame EX 2011 "Project R1" was the first game to be revealed in Hangame EX 2011. When revealed, Project R1 quickly caught on with the phrase: "Spiritual Successor of Ragnarok Online made by Father of Ragnarok Online, Kim Hakkyu" During the expo, a video on the several character designs, character movements and background Read More
  • May 6, 2013
    IMC Games Acquired the Domain Name
    The domain name is acquired on May 6th, 2014 by IMCgames co., LTD.
  • August 13, 2013
    IMC Games Renamed Project R1 to Tree of Savior
    NHN Entertainment (old publisher, new publisher unknown) announced that IMC Games has renamed "Project R1" as "Tree of Savior".  It took approximately 12 days for IMC Games to find the name. The focal point of the game will be the spirit of the forest, the "savior tree". The game features a Read More
  • November 15, 2013
    First Tree of Savior Gamplay Video Revealed in G-Star 2013
    Tree of Savior is an extremely anticipated game by various players from around the world. In G-Star 2013, Kim Hakkyu has decided to reveal the first gameplay video to the public. IMC Games was initially exhibiting WolfKnights in the B2B exhibition area in G-Star 2013 gaming trade show. However, the Read More
  • February 14, 2014
    IMC Games Started Focus Group Test For Tree of Savior Game
    On February 14th 2014, IMC Games started recruiting Korean gamers to participate in the Focus Group Test. Korean players can register at the official website. The Focus Group Test can only be participated by Korean residents. This is because they want native Koreans to provide detailed and precise feedback Read More
  • April 30, 2014
    IMC Games Started Tree of Savior’s Korean Blog
    IMC Games started their very own Tree of Savior blog. However the blog is currently in Korean. The blog will cover the development and related news for Tree of Savior until the release of the game. Updates will also be delivered from Tree of Savior's Official Facebook Page.
  • April 30, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #1
    Tree of Savior Official Blog posted an article on Tree of Savior Q&A #1, below is the summary of the article. Tree of Savior is completely MMORPG. However during quests, cut scenes, and event scenes, player may be temporary switched to independent mode to avoid interruption. Tree of Savior is Read More
  • May 9, 2014
    Inven Interviews Tree of Savior Development Team, a Korean gaming website interviews the development team of Tree of Savior. This article explains the summary of the interview. Developers adjusted difficulty level of Monsters and modified some of the items based on feedback from the Focus Group Test (FGT). Graphics designers of TOS relied on hand drawing Read More
  • May 13, 2014
    IMC Games Started Tree of Savior’s English Blog
    IMC Games started their very own Tree of Savior's English blog on May 13th, 2014. The English blog is mainly updated by Community Manager, CM Leslie. IMC Games also announced that they will reveal future updates on their Facebook Page. English blog were mostly updated on Mondays. Goddess of Fire, Read More
  • May 23, 2014
    Developer’s Interview – Progress on TOS International Version
    CM Leslie interviews Tree of Savior developer, Hebrew Young on the progress of supporting international language and international CBT participation Hebrew Young is the programmer in charge of Tree of Savior. (At the time of this interview) The programmers have converted all the texts to Unicode. They are making the Read More
  • May 23, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #2
    CM Leslie interviews Director syKim on the Tree of Savior Game. Below are the summary excerpt. The story of Tree of Savior begins with a huge tree. After the tree has appeared, the Goddess disappeared and stopped protecting humans from monsters. After a long period of suffering, some warriors were Read More
  • May 30, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #3
    SyKim answers the question from the public regarding Tree of Savior. The summary of the Q&A is below. Chatting system is similar to a smartphone messenger and can send offline messages. Using keyboard to control melee characters, their attacks are directed towards monsters nearby. Using keyboard to cast spells such as healing Read More
  • June 13, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #4
    Developer SyKim answers the Q&A again this week. The summary of Q&A is below. Developers have temporarily included a recording feature in the game for ease of game development. The decision to allow players to record is not sure yet. Screenshots is possible in the game. The party feature will Read More
  • June 20, 2014
    CM Leslie Interviews Art Director Maggi An Jeong-won
    Special this Friday! CM Leslie interviews the person behind the artwork and design of Tree of Savior. She is the art director of Tree of Savior, Maggi An Jeong-won. The summary of the interview is below. Maggi An Jeong-won (안정원) is the art director who has been working in IMC Read More
  • June 21, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #5
    After Maggi's interview yesterday, SyKim is back again to give answers to more questions this week. Here are the summary of the Tree of Savior Q&A report #5. Transportation methods include warping between statues of Vakarine, the Goddess of the Evening Star or using warp items. When using certain skills Read More
  • June 27, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #6
    This Friday's official blog updates with SyKim to answer questions from Facebook and Developer's blog. The summary is below. Companion evolution system is not implemented in the game yet. However, player's companion can up level, attributes and equip items. Player can move to a bigger and more expensive barrack to Read More
  • July 4, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #7
    SyKim from the Tree of Savior Development Team will introduce some classes this week. Summary is below. Player can choose to play the game freely or complete a only major quests. Monk class can equip diverse weapons. SoundTeMP works on in-game musics and created musics for TOS. Sevin founded SoundTeMP Read More
  • July 12, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #8
    SyKim introduces more classes again this Friday's questions and answers article. The summary of the Q&A is below: Characters can jump onto roofs and other objects in the game. “Agility” stats allow characters to evade monsters' attacks. Sorcerer like Necromancer can summon monsters, but method of control is different. Most Read More
  • July 19, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #9
    SyKim posted the 9th post on questions and answers about Tree of Savior. This week he will introduce four more classes. The summary is below. There is no day and night system in the game. There are hidden contents in game such as treasure chests. Marriage system is not in Read More
  • July 26, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #10
    SyKim published the 10th Q&A regarding Tree of Savior. This time he did not introduce any classes, instead he covered enhancement and crafting, which is a topic many are extremely interested to know. In Rest Mode, HP restoration is improved. HP can be restored even faster by setting up a Read More
  • August 2, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #11
    After participating in the internal test of Wolfknights, SyKim has finally published his Q&A for the week. This week SyKim will reveal more classes. The summary is below. Each class possesses at least 5 skills. There are a few classes that have skill related to crafting such as Alchemist. Keyboard Read More
  • August 8, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #12
    SyKim presents four more classes today. Highlander, Dievdirbys, Ranger, Oracle. Read the summary below. Developer may add tents for players to warm their in-game characters. The idea of throwing torches at enemies were presented but developers took the feature out of the game. Squire can repair items out of town at Read More
  • August 23, 2014
    Tree of Savior Questions & Answers #13
    SyKim from the Tree of Savior Development team is back after the holiday weekend to answer more Q&As. This week, he will cover more new classes! Read the summary below. Alchemist or other classes specializes in crafting cannot do other activities while performing item crafting. To become Elementalist, you have Read More
  • August 30, 2014
    CM Leslie Tests Tree of Savior & Published a Play Report
    What a treat! Because the developers (SyKim) has been busy concentrating on the internal (IMC Games) test to push out Closed Beta Testing, CM Leslie proactively decided to test the game for us and she has written a play report for us! The report was extremely long with many images Read More
  • September 5, 2014
    Developer Pauses Blog Updates to Focus on CBT Development
    We have good news and bad news today regarding Tree of Savior game. Today the community manager of Tree of Savior, CM Leslie announced that they will temporarily take a break from updating the Official Blog. The good news is, they are concentrating more on the development of CBT and Read More
  • November 14, 2014
    imcGAMES’s Tree of Savior Confirms Nexon as Publisher in Korea
    Just 30 minutes ago, imcGAMES has publicly announce that Nexon will be their publisher for Tree of Savior in Korea. imcGAMES will be responsible for servicing and development, while Nexon will be responsible for business and marketing. This relationship will not affect international CBT.  Tree of Savior is a new open-world MMOPRG, Read More
  • November 20, 2014
    New Gameplay Video Revealed in G-Star 2014 With the joint venture between IMCGAMES and Nexon Korea, the new Tree of Savior gameplay video was published in the Nexon booth in the BTC exhibition hall in G-Star 2014. At the back of the gameplay video booth was also a very nice wallpaper of 54 job classes (out of 80 Read More
  • November 23, 2014
    Tree of Savior Wins Awards in G-STAR 2014
    Tree of Savior receives awards in G-STAR 2014 for best online game and best art. This award is presented by Inven to the imcGAMES' vice president, Kim Seyong. Maggi, the art director of Tree of Savior tweeted her achievements. 상패도 받았네요 ㅜ ____ㅜ 감동.. 앞으로도 트리오브 세이비어 많은 관심 부탁드립니다~~!!! Read More
  • December 1, 2014
    Maggi Introduces Goddess of Sun, Saule
    Maggi has introduced us the Goddess of Sun, Saulė. All of us were introduced to Maggi in the Q&A session with Leslie. She is the art director of Tree of Savior and she is responsible for majority of the concept art that you have seen in Tree of Savior. Just a Read More
  • December 11, 2014
    [VIDEO] Nexon Releases TOS Website Date & Teaser BGM
    Nexon just released a teaser background music (BGM) in their Tree of Savior website. The date (2014.12.22) at the bottom of the TOS logo is the date imcGAMES will launch Tree of Savior official website. The official Tree of Savior website will inform us about Closed Beta Testing Schedules and Read More
  • December 18, 2014
    Tree of Savior Official Website Released
    imcGAMES released their new website for Tree of Savior. You can visit the Official Tree of Savior Website. Tree of Savior is a MMORPG game in which you will embark on a journey to look for the goddesses in the world of chaos. Fairy tale like colors and warm graphics in Tree of Read More
  • January 30, 2015
    Tree of Savior CBT1 Q&A Answered, CBT2 in Spring and New Class!
    Kim Seyong, the project director of Tree of Savior has posted a Q&A blog post in the official Tree of Savior blog. This Q&A article answered many questions regarding Closed Beta Testing 1 and confirmed that there will be a Closed Beta Testing 2 around Spring 2015. I am SyKim Read More
  • March 26, 2015
    ChangYou Announce Publishing Rights for Tree of Savior in China
    ChangYou, a Chinese game publishing company has officially announced partnership with imcGAMES and publishing rights for Tree of Savior in China at the GAME+ conference yesterday. Prior to the GAME+ conference, there were virtually no signs of Tree of Savior in China except for one image. An electronic tour of Read More

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