Black Desert Online

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Daum Games Europe
Developer: Pearl Abyss
Release Date: March 3, 2016

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'Black Desert Online' (ALL) Kicks Off Global Costume Design Contest

by Rainier on Feb. 7, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. PST

Black Desert Online is an open-world action MMORPG with next-generation visuals and skill-based combat that rejuvenates the genre.

With the deepest character customization of any game currently on the market, Black Desert Online allows for unprecedented detail in character creation. Its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world, and extensive lore will enthrall both newcomers and veterans of MMO games and action RPGs.

Travel through the lands in search of treasure and adventure or become one of the top craftsmen in the land. Set up trade routes and breed horses or compete against other guilds in epic siege warfare.

Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games are excited to announce the first global Black Desert Online Costume Design Contest. Talented community artists from Europe and North America wanting to create their own costume now have the opportunity to express their creativity and contribute to the beautifully crafted world of Black Desert Online. Each region will produce a finalist, who will enter to compete against designers from South Korea, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, South America, Turkey, Thailand and South East Asia.

The costume design of the global grand prize winner will be developed by Pearl Abyss and added to the game. The full prize package will include 10,000 USD (before regional taxes) or in-game Pearl currency of the same value. Regional winners will be awarded prizes worth 3,000 USD (before regional taxes) or the equivalent in Pearls. Every designer who invests their time and effort into entering the costume design contest will also receive a prize.

The Global Costume Design Contest submission period starts, February 7th and ends on March 5th. The top 10 of each North American and European designs will be announced on March 14th and will be submitted for community voting up until March 19th, resulting in regional winners on March 20th. The Global Grand Prize Winner will be announced on the 11th of April

For a full overview of the prizes, submission rules and dates, please check the dedicated page here. A detailed overview of all finalist and winner announcement dates will be published on the same page.

Key Features

  • A beautifully designed open world that’s as expansive as it is alive
  • Heart-pounding skill-based combat
  • Unprecedented character customization with incredible detail
  • Crisp next-generation graphics
  • Extensive open world PvP modes (Arena mode, guild vs guild, node wars, castle siege, and more)
  • Engaging story with deep lore and epic quests
  • Unique farming system - grow and perfect your crops
  • A personalized stable - catch, tame, and breed wild horses
  • Deep crafting, housing, fishing, hunting, and alchemy systems
  • Intuitive action gameplay complete with gamepad support

Get a free 7-day trial for Black Desert Online here.

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