- Also Known As
- Black Desert Online
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 22nd Aug 2019
- 22nd Aug 2019
PlayStation Plus Essential (Subscription)
- 5th Sep 2023 until 2nd Oct 2023
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
For the uninitiated, Black Desert is an MMO that supplants the standard combat that you'd expect to see in a game like World of Warcraft or Final Fantasy XIV with an action-based battle system more akin to a really low-budget God of War. It takes place in one fairly sizeable open world map rather than lots of smaller ones joined together...
When can you play the Black Desert beta?
When is the Black Desert beta on PlayStation 4? The popular MMORPG is scheduled to arrive soon on PS4, but the developer is holding an open beta ahead of time. This will allow all PS4 owners to give the game a shot before its official launch, so if you're interested, it's well worth giving the beta a try...
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A new month has begun, and that means the next batch of PS Plus Essential monthly games are incoming. October's lineup was announced last week, and will be available very soon, but there's still time to claim the previous games if you haven't yet. As a reminder, September's PS Plus Essential games are: Black Desert (PS4) Generation...
Plus or minus?
Uh oh, we've got a bad feeling about this one. Each month, we ask you lot for your thoughts on the latest PS Plus announcements, and we can't wait to hear what you think of September's reveal. We say that because Sony seems to have riled up a lot of PlayStation fans over the last few days, as it unveiled a questionable PS Plus...
One big console community
MMORPG Black Desert, which launched last year on PlayStation 4, will be getting cross-play functionality on the 4th March 2020. But unlike a lot of other titles that boast cross-play on Sony's system, this won't link PS4 users with PC players. Instead, it's hooking up PS4 with Xbox One, allowing users on both current-gen...
Turn to black
Black Desert, the incoming Korean MMORPG, launches in full later this month on PlayStation 4, but if you want to get an early look at what lies ahead, then you can download the open beta right now on Sony's system. Be warned, though: the beta's a rather large 37GB. At the time of writing, the beta begins tomorrow -- that's Friday 9th...
Try before you buy
In case you weren't aware, Pearl Abyss is bringing its popular massively multiplayer RPG, Black Desert, to PlayStation 4 next month. As you'd expect, it's an online fantasy adventure in which you can create your own character and engage in all manner of activities, such as combat, hunting, crafting, and all that usual good stuff...
There's a £99.99 version
The popular Korean MMORPG Black Desert has just followed up on its E3 2019 announcement with a confirmed release date - it's coming to PS4 on 22nd August. If you're really interested, the game can now be pre-ordered on the PlayStation Store too. With a heavy focus on over-the-to
Black Desert, or Black Desert Online, as it's often called, has been floating around in our PlayStation periphery for years. The MMORPG launched on PC an age ago, and it came to Xbox One earlier this year. It has a heavy focus on action, with totally over-the-top attacks wiping out whole groups of enemies in real-time combat. It's all...
Black Desert is an expansive MMORPG sprawling across vast and various regions. Jump into fast-paced action combat, hunt monsters and huge bosses, fight with friends in siege warfare, or fish, trade and craft your way to riches.