At TGC 2015, Tencent's Blade & Soul project team announced that the 9th class will meet players in China soon. Later, Korean developer accepted media interview to talk about the new version.
From the interview, we knew that Blade & Soul will bring great surprise to us in 2016 not only a new class, which is not a hybrid class, but also new maps and new episode, the 7th episode. Some new raid dungeons will be added in the form of extra episode. The new map will have different scenes for different seasons. Those scenes will be related to new storyline. Many people speculated that the 10th class will be the musketeer who has been discussed for many years. Let's wait and see.