Black Desert Franchise Has Made $2.1 Billion From 55 Million Players

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It was revealed today that the Black Desert franchise has generated a whopping €2 billion ($2.1 billion) since Black Desert Online was released in South Korea in 2014. It was further stated that ‘more than 55 million’ players had found their way into the Black Desert ecosystem throughout those years, bolstering Pearl Abyss’ offering immeasurably.

This news comes as the community prepares to celebrate some major milestones, including the eighth PC and the fifth console anniversaries.

Time to Celebrate

In a press release published today, it was revealed that Black Desert Online players will be able to take advantage of a string of special events being deployed throughout March. This is to celebrate the anniversaries that the game is about to hit.

There will be special live streams, exclusive log-in rewards and bonuses, limited-time boosts and promotions, and rare items to be purchased from the in-game shop. Not only that but Black Desert Online will go on sale for up to 90% off the RRP through March.

In a statement, the executive producer of Black Desert, Jaehee Kim, spoke highly of hte future of the game:

Our dedicated focus in 2024 is to make Black Desert more streamlined, accessible, and engaging for every level of player. This eight-year anniversary signals our progress towards that goal, and we’ll continue to achieve even more. Happy birthday, Adventurers!

Like many MMOs, Black Desert Online has a stalwart and dedicated community holding the game up on its shoulders. They’re understandably proud of these milestones and urge new players to take advantage of the discounts and get involved with the game in March.

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