Beta Release of Black Desert on Xbox One Planned for Fall 2018
SEOUL – July 3, 2018 – Pearl Abyss, the successful Korean development studio, announced at E3 this year that their open world action MMORPG, Black Desert, will be launching on Xbox One and will be available to play via a beta release later this Fall. Initially premiered during Microsoft’s Xbox E3 2018 press conference, Black Desert on Xbox One was playable for attendees at Pearl Abyss’s inaugural ‘Into The Abyss’ event at the Regal Cinema LA Live Stadium on Wednesday, June 13th in Los Angeles. A community event that included content creators, industry writers, and VIP guests such as 13 Reasons Why star Devin Druid, ‘Into The Abyss’ provided Pearl Abyss with their first ever public engagement with fans of their popular MMO title.
Black Desert is now accepting registrations for the upcoming Xbox One beta here: https://xbox.playblackdesert.com/
One of the most popular MMORPGs worldwide in recent years with over 9 million registered users worldwide on the PC platform, Black Desert boasts next-generation visuals and skill-based combat along with unprecedented detail in character creation. Redesigned for the Xbox One, the newest version of Black Desert will feature original content, remastered graphics and audio as well as optimized UI specially made for console action. The game’s beautifully designed world and extensive lore will be sure to captivate both newcomers and veterans of the MMO and action RPG genre.
With over 500 community, industry and celebrity attendees at the three-hour ‘Into The Abyss’ event, Pearl Abyss executives led an engaging conference-style show. Event attendees were treated to an 8-minute demo video and discussion of the upcoming Xbox release, followed by a speech by Pearl Abyss CEO Robin Jung and panel discussion by executive producers delving into their experience building Black Desert for multiple platforms. To conclude the event, Pearl Abyss held an after-party to allow attendees to mingle with Pearl Abyss developers and executives as they enjoyed access to Black Desert on Xbox One via numerous demo stations.
The press kit for Black Desert on Xbox One and the ‘Into The Abyss’ event can be found here.
About Black Desert
Black Desert is an open world action MMORPG with cutting edge visuals and skill-based combat that redefines the way we see the genre. Black Desert has the most fully developed character customization system of any game that is currently on the market. This feature allows users to break out of the norm and make unique characters that truly represent each and every player. Its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world and extensive lore will excite both newcomers and veterans of MMO games and action RPGs in general. The game has been successfully launched in over 150 countries, is available in 12 languages and has over 9 million registered users. The mobile and console version are scheduled to launch globally in 2018.
About Pearl Abyss
Best known for the MMORPG franchise Black Desert, Pearl Abyss, is a leading developer in the game industry. Established in 2010, Pearl Abyss has since developed Black Desert for PC, mobile and console. With all their games built on their proprietary engine, their games are renowned for their cutting-edge graphics. The company has two new projects in the works and is poised to continue its growth through 2018 and beyond to maintain its position as one of Asia’s leaders in game development. More information about Pearl Abyss is available at: www.pearlabyss.com.
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