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MMORPG Black Desert is getting a ‘Prestige’ retail release on PS4 and Xbox One

Koch Media and Pearl Abyss are partnering to release a physical edition of open-world MMORPG Black Desert on console.



Black Desert Prestige Edition
Pearl Abyss

Koch Media and Pearl Abyss are partnering to release a physical edition of open-world MMORPG Black Desert.

Putting an MMORPG on a disc seems like a delightfully quaint idea in 2020, but here it comes. The Black Desert Prestige Edition is on its way to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and is jam-packed with exclusive in-game content.

Goodies include a Shudad Glorie premium set and an exclusive pet. In total, the Prestige Edition includes content “worth” around $139/£105.


Black Desert Prestige Edition contents

  • Exclusive Pet
  • Shudad Glorie Premium Set
  • Value Package (30 days)
  • Enhancement[u1] Help Kit
  • Advice of Valks (+40)
  • 15 x Blessed Message Scrolls (100min)
  • 2000 Pearls

Speaking about the release, Kevin Kim from developer Pearl Abyss says: “We are proud to announce this partnership today. We were impressed by the local expertise and shared global goals that this cooperation with Koch Media offers us. Koch Media’s high standards of work by their global teams encourages us further that we will open new markets and reach new target audiences with this physical publishing agreement.”

Returning the compliments, Koch CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz adds: “We are delighted to work with such an amazing partner as Pearl Abyss. All our teams are looking forward to support this amazing MMORPG entering retail markets. The high quality of the remastered edition and the overwhelming feedback from players ensure us that this will be a strong release for us as a company group across our markets.”

The Black Desert Prestige Edition will be released in Q4 2020 and is priced at €34.99/$29.99.

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