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Seoul, Korea – November, 1 2017 - Back in July 2017, James Heo, the COO of Pearl Abyss shook the gaming community by announcing the launch of Black Desert Online in Southeast Asia.

True to its word, Pearl Abyss did not disappoint the legions of awaiting gamers as they look to fulfill this promise by revealing the start of CBT applications and a chance to try out their acclaimed character customization for Black Desert Online in Southeast Asian countries. Adventurers in Southeast Asia may now prepare for their journey by applying for the CBT on their official website, which launched yesterday.

“We are extremely thrilled to announce the start of CBT applications for Black Desert Online - SEA to our loyal fans in Southeast Asia! We hope to recruit many adventurers to join us in the Black Desert. In addition, users can also try out the character customization system on the trial server. We’re excited to see what kinds of characters our users in Southeast Asia will create.” said James Heo, the COO of Pearl Abyss.

The official website features the trailer and showcases the initial information and services for the server. It provides information regarding upcoming content and news pertaining to the game. In addition, players can also start signing up on the website for a chance to earn free Pearls “Black Desert Online's premium in-game currency” in the opening giveaway event.

Players can apply for the CBT and try out the character customizing server on the official website. https://www.sea.playblackdesert.com

For more information, players can follow the latest news about Black Desert Online– SEA on the official Facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/playblackdesertSEAsia

About Black Desert Online

Black Desert Online is an open world action MMORPG with cutting edge visuals and skill based combat that will redefine how we see the genre. Black Desert Online has the best 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 100 countries and has over 8 million registered users.

For more information about Black Desert Online or to sign up for the CBT https://www.sea.playblackdesert.com/


About Pearl Abyss

Pearl Abyss is the Korean studio behind the hit PC MMORPG Black Desert Online which was named MMORPG of the Year in 2016. Since the company's foundation in 2010, it has successfully launched its game in South Korea, Japan, Russia, North/South America, Europe and Taiwan. The game will also be launched in South East Asia, Turkey and across the Middle East. Drawing more than 8 million users globally, their widely popular MMORPG, Black Desert Online, has taken the world by storm, earning $301 million since it launched. After its successful listing on the Korean Stock Market KOSDAQ in September 2017, the company had announced that their flagship MMORPG Black Desert is scheduled to release a console and mobile version in the near future. Pearl Abyss is poised to continue its growth through 2018 and beyond to maintain its position as one of South Korea's leaders in game development.

More information about Pearl Abyss is available at: www.pearlabyss.com

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