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Black Desert Online’s Eternal Winter Expansion Launches Today

Eternal Winter expansion goes live today.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

  • Bringing a brand new storyline, region and introduces new challenges and the game’s 24th class
  • Everyone can claim a complimentary Traveler Edition of Black Desert Online during the week of launch
Amsterdam, the Netherlands — 06 April 2022 — Today, the South Korean developer and publisher Pearl Abyss is pleased to announce that it has launched Black Desert Online’s Eternal Winter Expansion which is a free update for all players on PC.

This long-awaited expansion introduces the new Mountain of Eternal Winter region, where players will venture into unknown lands to unravel the mystery behind the snowy mountain. Throughout their journey, players will get to meet new allies and rivals, explore brand-new hunting grounds and embark on a host of activities including new boss fights and ice fishing. Players can now jump into the new region with their favourite character or Drakania, a brand new class who strikes enemies with her massive sword named Slayer and who wields the power of dragons. 

To celebrate the launch, Pearl Abyss offers a complimentary Traveler Edition which grants players access to Black Desert Online as well as the Eternal Winter Expansion. This offer is available via the official website after regular weekly maintenance has completed and from tonight on Steam and continues until April 13. Players who join the game now can start in a new season server, which is specifically designed to help fast character growth. Here, adventurers will receive various in-game rewards and buffs that will allow them to catch up with other players.

For more information about the Eternal Winter Expansion and Black Desert's 24th class, please visit the official Black Desert Online website here

Check out Drakania’s story trailer and combat trailer.

Rick van Beem
PR & Marketing Director
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Sanghyun Yun
PR Assistant
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About Black Desert Franchise
The Black Desert franchise is Pearl Abyss' open-world action MMORPG franchise with cutting-edge visuals and skill-based combat redefining 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 who 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 40 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. Pearl Abyss services the Black Desert franchise across all platforms and its action-packed PvP Shadow Arena on Early Access on Steam. 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:

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