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Black Desert Cross-Play is Live on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One With Limited-Time Deals and Events!

Mar 04, 2020

New Update Achieves Parity Between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Content

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – March 4, 2020 – Today, Pearl Abyss’s open-world action MMORPG Black Desert will receive cross-play support on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Watch the launch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzrxcpcnWpk

Players will now have the option to join cross-play or platform-exclusive servers. Adventurers can look forward to taking part in Conquest and Node Wars, which will take place on cross-play servers for each region starting Sunday, March 8. To celebrate the addition of cross-play support, Black Desert will have an in-game event for new and returning users.

The Archer character class and Kamasylvia region have also been added to Black Desert on PlayStation 4 with the cross-play update, achieving parity with Xbox One.

To celebrate the addition of cross-play support, Black Desert will have an in-game event for new and returning Adventurers, which allows them to acquire the Cliff and Awakening weapon boxes through completing special quests. These weapons are incredibly powerful, but can also be exchanged for gold bars! Adventurers can get special rewards, such as Vlak’s Cry and Memory Fragments, by finding treasure chests located in the sea. Adventurers can also look forward to a host of other events to celebrate the newly added cross-play feature!

In addition, Black Desert will receive double discount sales from March 4 – 18. All PlayStation Network users can buy Black Desert at a discounted price of 25% off and purchase pearls at a 10% discount. For PlayStation Plus subscribers, the discount will be doubled! All Xbox One users can buy Black Desert at a 50% discount and purchase pearls at 20% discount from March 3 – 16.

For more information about Black Desert and Pearl Abyss, visit their official website, FacebookYouTube and Twitter.

About Black Desert

Black Desert is an open-world action MMORPG with cutting-edge visuals and a skill-based combat system that redefines the genre. Black Desert has the most developed character customization system of any game that is currently on the market, allowing users to become their true selves with unique avatars. The MMO is known for its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world and extensive lore, which has successfully launched in over 150 countries and 12 languages to more than 30 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, and Shadow Arena for PC and console. With all their games built on their proprietary engine, their games are renowned for their cutting-edge graphics. The company also is developing Crimson Desert, DokeV, and PLAN 8, and is poised to continue its growth through 2020 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.