Final Open Beta Announced for MMORPG Black Desert on Xbox One, Starting February 14, 2019

Experience All-New Content, Gameplay and Exclusive Rewards Before March 4 Launch

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – February 1, 2019 – Pearl Abyss today announced that Black Desert, their all-new open-world fantasy action MMORPG, will be running a Final Open Beta on Xbox One from February 14-17. This is the last chance players will be able to experience Black Desert for free before the game’s launch on March 4, 2019. 

Watch the Final Open Beta teaser trailer here:

Players can expect a more polished world within Black Desert’s Final Open Beta, including quality-of-life changes and additional life skills such as trade and the central market. Node wars will be tested in the Final Open Beta, giving players the opportunity to experience large-scale combat on Xbox One. All Final Open Beta participants will be awarded with a special title upon the game’s official launch. Those who hit level 30 during the Beta period will be additionally rewarded with a Calpheon chubby dog.

Black Desert boasts next-generation visuals and skill-based, real-time combat along with unprecedented detail in character creation. With 4K Ultra HDR support for Xbox One X, Black Desert presents stunning visual environments and a renowned character creation system that enable players to become their true selves.

“We’re just weeks away from the launch of Black Desert on March 4 and we can’t wait to let players experience the new content”, said Robin Jung, Chief Executive Officer at Pearl Abyss. “We’ve worked hard to incorporate the feedback and comments from the Xbox community to ensure the world of Black Desert is a living, breathing experience for players can truly immerse themselves.”

Black Desert Ultimate, Deluxe and Standard Editions are now available for pre-order on the Microsoft Store, offering early access and in-game items:

For more information about Black Desert and the Final Open Beta, visit the official website as well as connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

A press kit for Black Desert on Xbox One 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 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. Black Desert Online for PC has been successfully launched in over 150 countries, is available in 12 languages and has over 10 million registered users.

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 2019 and beyond to maintain its position as one of Asia’s leaders in game development. More information about Pearl Abyss is available at:

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