Black Desert Online: MMORPG Development Done Right

On September 14, 2017 Pearl Abyss, the Korean studio behind Black Desert Online, went public. Two weeks prior, the company held a news conference detailing their history and their plans for the future. As part of that conference, the company released a slew of interesting numbers pertaining to their business. These included revenue numbers, unit sales, staffing numbers, and so [...]

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Black Desert Mobile

Black Desert Mobile is the mobile version of the innovative Korean MMORPG Black Desert. Players can enjoy similar high fidelity graphics, fast paced combat, and a variety of life skills right on their smartphones! Publisher: Pearl Abyss Playerbase: TBD Type: Sandbox MMORPG PvP: TBD Release Date: 2018 (estimate) Pros: +Visuals look great. +Fast paced combat. +Crafting, gathering, fishing, and other [...]

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Black Desert Online Developer Pearl Abyss Prepares For IPO

Korean media site Pulse is reporting that Black Desert Online developer Pearl Abyss is preparing for its initial public offering on Korea's Kosdaq, which is set to occur later this year. Prior to this announcement, South Korean company Daishin Private Equity made an equity investment worth approximately $6.3 million in the company. Korea Investment & Securities Co. acquired its own [...]

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Pearl Abyss Signs MOU With Silicon Studio To Develop New Graphics Technology

Pearl Abyss announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, with Silicon Studio for "bilateral technical cooperation." What that means is that the two companies will be working together to research and develop new graphics technology, which later may be used in Black Desert Online, as well as Silicon Studio's post-processing software, YEBIS, which was used [...]

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