The next update to Ragnarok Online 2 will be released in August, however, on July 10th, players well be able to try out the partial update and make comments about it. Sounds like a decent system to get players more involved in the direction of the game.

From the press release:

    WarpPortal is proud to announce their forthcoming update to Ragnarok Online 2: Legend of the Second, titled War of Emperium. This update will be released first in a live test format to allow players to provide feedback and help developers create the final update content based on this. Live testing to begin July 10th with full update release to come in August. More details on this and other Ragnarok Online 2 News:

    Live testing is set to begin July 10th, with War of Emperium happening multiple times a day. During this testing period, players will be able to provide feedback on the official forums as well as a website survey. Feedback will then be given to the developers to modify and improve the update before it’s finally launch in August.

    All players who participate in the War of Emperium during the live testing will be eligible for special War of Emperium only events and giveaways.