Upcoming Archer Class to be Shown at TwitchCon 2018

During TwitchCon 2018 (October 26th – 28th), Kakao Games and Black Desert Online developers will be showing off the new male Archer class. In addition, fans will be able to try out the class and the new content coming with the Drieghan expansion that is set for launch on November 14th. Lastly, the Black Desert Online Guild 3v3 Tournament Final will be taking place with North American and European teams duking it out for a share of the $10,000 prize pool.

Pearl Abyss to Take Over Russian Version Publishing Duties

A brief Q&A has been posted on the forums of the Russian version of Black Desert Online that informs players that Pearl Abyss is taking over publication of the game in Russia starting in mid-October. Currently, the game is published by GameNet, but the contract between it and Pearl Abyss has been cancelled effective October 12th.

Future of the Russian Version of Black Desert Online Hangs in the Balance

The Russian version of Black Desert Online hangs in the balance. The official RU BDO forum has a new post from the team that informs players that the contract with Pearl Abyss ends on October 12th and that, while negotiations are still ongoing between GameNet and Pearl Abyss, servers may go offline on that date pending a restart “outside the platform”. At this time there is no word on how the discussions between the two companies is going.