Shadow Arena Beta Test Launches Feb. 27, Now Accepting Signups

Pearl Abyss’ Standalone 40-player Arena Fighter Spun Out of Black Desert Launching This Year

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – February 11, 2020 Today Pearl Abyss announced that its new arena fighter, Shadow Arena, will be available to play through a closed beta test from February 27 to March 8. Sign up for the Shadow Arena Beta Test here.

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Awakening Update Hits Black Desert on Xbox One

Free update adds combat power boost, new skills, and more weapons for the battlefield

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – May 29, 2019 – Pearl Abyss announced that the Awakening content update is now available for Black Desert on Xbox One. All ten character classes have been imbued with the ability to be Awakened, which permanently boosts their combat prowess and unlocks new skills and weapons for use on the battlefield. The free update allows experienced adventurers to awaken their true power with unique play styles.

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Pearl Abyss Announces $1 Billion in Gross Sales for Black Desert Franchise Across All Platforms

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – April 9, 2019 The open-world action MMORPG franchise Black Desert has surpassed $1B in gross sales in four years after its initial release, Pearl Abyss today announced. The critically-acclaimed game, which has launched on PC, mobile (iOS, Android) and Xbox One platforms, is currently available in over 150 countries with 18 million registered users. Continue reading Pearl Abyss Announces $1 Billion in Gross Sales for Black Desert Franchise Across All Platforms

Major Content Update Brings New Character Classes to Black Desert on Xbox One

Node Wars, Conquest Wars, and New Classes including Dark Knight, Lahn, Musa and Striker now available in fantasy-action MMORPG

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – April 3, 2019 – Less than one month after the launch of Black Desert for Xbox One, publisher Pearl Abyss today announced that its second content expansion is now available as a free update. The fantasy-action MMORPG introduces four new classes, each bringing a completely new way to experience the game, as well as large-scale PvP feature modes called Node Wars and Conquest Wars.

Watch the content update launch trailer here: https://youtu.be/OjqJogcUl5s

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Pearl Abyss Celebrates Black Desert Launch on Xbox One With Mediah Content Update

Free update to fantasy-action MMORPG brings new region, gear, quests, and features, following increased demand for servers and player events

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – March 13, 2019 – Less than ten days after the launch of Black Desert on Xbox One, publisher Pearl Abyss today announced that its first content expansion is now available as a free update. Mediah, a harsh, red landscape serving as a gateway to the Valencian Desert, includes a console-exclusive storyline and brings a host of new features and gear to attain.

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Black Desert Now Available on Xbox One with New Launch Editions and Rewards

Become Your True Self in New Fantasy-Action MMORPG Delivering a Genre-Defining Console Experience

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – March 4, 2019 Pearl Abyss today announced that Black Desert, the all-new open-world fantasy action MMORPG, has launched on Xbox One and is now available for purchase on the Microsoft Store. Black Desert introduces a new Base Game ($9.99) as well as three launch editions, Standard ($29.99), Deluxe ($49.99) and Ultimate ($99.99) that offer additional in-game items. 

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