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Black Desert Online returns to Gamescom with Samsung Display | A Look into the Future

Samsung Display and Pearl Abyss partner up to offer a highly immersive MMORPG experience.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Amsterdam, The Netherlands - August 15, 2022 - After reaching well over 45 million players globally and receiving many world-expanding updates, the Black Desert franchise returns to Gamescom in collaboration with Samsung Display. 

Come experience Black Desert Online like never before and complete missions to have a chance to earn rewards and goodies. Explore the vast open-world full of adventures and defeat powerful bosses in the game. Witness the dazzling combat skills of the game’s 24th class Drakania, and discover her unique combat style using incredibly powerful Awakening Weapons.  

Only just gotten started on your Black Desert Online adventure, or not yet stepped into the latest content? Our community team will be on site to help you learn the ropes, from getting onboard in the game to taking down fierce enemies. Visit us at the Samsung Display booth in the Entertainment Area, Hall 8 C-010

Black Desert Online will be playable on 12 high-end gaming laptops and PCs and will be one of Gamescom’s most immersive gameplay experiences thanks to the Samsung Display’s latest high-performance display realised with the world’s first 240Hz OLED and QD OLED technology. Furthermore, visitors can look forward to photo opportunities with top-class Black Desert cosplayers including Kazy Cosplay, DrawMeaCosplay and Tarian Cosplay.

Last but not least, on Saturday the 27th of August, the Black Desert team will be hosting a community hangout at Quater 1, an elegant lounge bar in Cologne’s city centre. For those who are interested in having some drinks and chatting with the Black Desert community team, please sign up through our webform here.

For more information on Black Desert Online, please visit the official website.  
 
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Member of the media or content creator? Contact us to attend an exclusive presentation for the above content and experience Black Desert Online with Samsung Display. 

Things to expect: 
  • An engaging hands-on experience, featuring an action-packed combat system with intense boss fights that will keep you on the edge of your seat
  • Interview opportunities with the Black Desert Community Managers
  • A glimpse at the future of immersive gaming with Samsung Display technology
To schedule your demo, hands-on session and/or interview please contact: 
Rick van Beem 
E: [email protected]  
T: +31 641 258 107

or 
 
for German speaking media: 
Marchsreiter Communications 
T: +49 89 519 199 42 
E: [email protected] 

Presskit link (additional assets including mock ups, cosplayer pictures and bio)  

About Black Desert IP 
The Black Desert IP is Pearl Abyss' open-world action MMORPG franchise with cutting-edge visuals and skill-based combat that redefines the genre. With the most developed character customization system of any game currently on the market, users can break out of the norm and make unique characters that truly represent themselves. Its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world, and extensive lore will excite both newcomers and veterans of MMO games and action RPGs. Pearl Abyss is currently servicing the Black Desert IP, which has gained 45 million players across the world on PC, mobile, and console. 

About Pearl Abyss
Established in 2010, Pearl Abyss is a leading developer in the game industry with its renowned MMORPG franchise Black Desert, which is available on PC, mobile, and console. All of Pearl Abyss’ games are built on the company’s proprietary engine and are renowned for cutting-edge graphics. Pearl Abyss is currently developing Crimson Desert, DokeV, and PLAN 8 using its next-generation game engine and is poised to grow its overseas market. More information about Pearl Abyss is available at: www.pearlabyss.com     

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