As fans of the game are undoubtedly well aware, Lost Ark is finally coming out on Feb 8 (or Feb 11, for free-to-play users). The much anticipated game is just around the corner and fans everywhere will be eager to play it. Full launch details have already been released by devs Smilegate and here’s how to preload Lost Ark and start playing the second the game comes out.

Lost Ark Available For Preload From February 7

As we’re all incredibly excited for Lost Ark, the last thing we want to do is spend our precious hours downloading the game. Luckily, Smilegate have revealed that a preload will be available for Lost Ark, and we’ll be able to start downloading the game on Feb 7 

More specifically, the preload will start at 9AM Pacific time (5PM UTC), giving us exactly 24 hours to download the game.

For those wondering how to preload Lost Ark, it’s very simple. All you have to do is head to Steam, find the Lost Ark page (or the game in your Steam Library, if you have a Founder’s Pack), and download it. Make sure to do is as early as you can, as it’s a hefty 57.1 GB file.

Lost Ark Launch Details

In addition to the preload, there are some other launch details, including server info, launch time, and more. We’ve created a quick summary below:

  • Head start on February 8 at 9AM Pacific (5PM UTC)
  • Free-to-play launch on February 11 at 9 AM Pacific (5PM UTC)
  • 9 EU servers, all hosted in central Europe
  • 7 US East servers
  • 3 US West servers
  • 2 South America servers

All in all, it’s set to be a very exciting launch for Lost Ark. There’s also very likely to be a big patch of hype around the game, with a ton of big content creators announcing their interest in the game.