Black Desert Online Will Be Playable on Xbox One X at Gamescom; Runs in “True 4K”

Black Desert Online will finally be playable on consoles for the first time at Gamescom, and more precisely on Xbox One X.

on August 21, 2017 8:44 AM

Today Black Desert Online developer Pearl Abyss announced with a press release that the Xbox One version of the game will be playable for the first time at Gamescom.

To make things more interesting, the game will be available on Xbox One X, and it will run in native 4K resolution.

PearlAbyss CEO Jung Kyungin accompanied the press release with a statement:

 “We are very excited to reveal the first playable Xbox One X version of Black Desert at Gamescom and we are looking forward in welcoming the first adventurers to our console version, which will be playable in crisp, true 4K resolution.”

The game will be accessible for the public at Microsoft’s booth (Hall 8.2), and visitors will even receive exclusive gifts.

Four of the game’s many classes will be playable in the demo: Warrior, Ranger, Witch, and Striker.

On top of that, footage of the game running on Xbox One X will also be streamed on Mixer tomorrow, August 22nd.

Black Desert Online has been purchased by over 1.5 million players in North America and Europe for PC. It will release for Xbox One in early 2018.

Speaking of new platforms, a mobile version of the game has recently been teased, while publisher Kakao Games announced further updates and new content for the PC version, also switching to a bi-weekly update schedule.

 /  Executive News Editor
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