August 31, 2018 – Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games have announced today the first results of their Remastered campaign amidst renewed interest among Black Desert Online fans and new players alike.
Last week, Black Desert Online was updated with enhanced visuals and a newly recorded orchestral score to provide the most immersive in-game experience possible. As a result, Black Desert Online has seen an average week-over-week increase of 103.6% in returning players and a 24.2% increase in new player acquisition across NA/EU regions.
Minsung Kim, CEO at Kakao Games Europe B.V. commented: “Pearl Abyss has done a fantastic job on Black Desert Remastered. The game was already had the best in-game visuals, but with Black Desert Remastered, the developers have really pushed the envelope. It is no wonder that so many players are returning to the game.”
“We are ecstatic after seeing that our hard work on Black Desert Remastered has been so positively perceived by the community at large. The heart-warming reactions have definitely been a morale booster. We want to thank our players all over the world for playing our game,” said Jae Hee Kim, Executive Producer at Pearl Abyss. “We are highly motivated to keep the game current and up-to-date by continuing to develop exciting new content while striving for continuous improvements and optimizations.”
Pearl Abyss is currently working on recently announced Drieghan expansion which is expected to arrive to the Western service later this year.
About Black Desert Online
Black Desert Online is an open world action MMORPG with cutting-edge visuals and skill-based combat that redefines the way we see the genre. Black Desert Online has the most fully developed character customization system of any game that is currently on the market. This feature allows users to break out of the norm and make unique characters that truly represent each and every player. Its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world and extensive lore will excite both newcomers and veterans of MMO games and action RPGs in general. The game has been successfully launched in over 150 countries, is available in 12 languages and has over 9.5 million registered users. The mobile and console versions are scheduled to launch globally in 2018.