As a part of our now-quite-regular PocketGamer LaunchPad conversations, we have been speaking to the developers of now-quite-regularly lined MMORPG Black Desert Mobile, they usually’ve shared with us part of their growth roadmap for his or her subsequent few updates. As it seems, they have some fairly bold plans in thoughts.
We point out Black Desert Mobile not less than a few occasions a month right here on PG, and that is for good purpose. The MMO is gorgeous, filled with content material and frequently up to date – an important mixture should you’re on the lookout for a recreation to sink time into. As it seems, two years on from launch developers Pearl Abyss is displaying no signal of slowing down their ambitions, with a number of substantial updates deliberate throughout the subsequent whereas.
For a begin, Black Desert Mobile is gaining a new space which is definitely within the spirit of its title; that is proper, they’re including a new desert region to BDM. Specifically, it is the Grand Desert, and your adventures there can have you investigating the origin of the Black Spirit which has occupied the world because the Ancient Black Stone crashed into the desert lengthy earlier than the beginning of the sport.
Amongst the sandy dunes of the desert, you may discover ruins and unusual temples, discovering a wealth of riches, but additionally a wealth of hazard.
I stated earlier that its been two years since Black Desert Mobile launched, that is solely the case in Korea. For numerous us, it has been just below a 12 months because the launch, and Pearl Abyss are planning some celebrations of BDM’s first anniversary.
For the first-anniversary occasion, gamers will be capable to participate in a particular in-game occasion which can run from the eighth of December. It’s primarily based round accelerating XP achieve, with the developers stating that, “This occasion will give Adventurers a sequence of particular quests by which they’ll stage up sooner to succeed in stage 70, unlocking loads of endgame rewards resembling legendary weapons, armor units, equipment, class change packages or highest grade relics.”
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There’s additionally going to be a new questline added into the sport which permits returning gamers to stage up sooner – it’s going to additionally embody silver rewards for many who reactivate their characters.
In addition to this, there are a pair extra issues deliberate; An improve to Carriage Inventory, that means characters can carry extra. This will come alongside a new rank being added to Merchantry, an space which can profit most from the stock growth. There’s additionally a new type of assault and defence enhance being added referred to as the Crystal of Dimensions – this may be crafted on the alchemy workshop and can reportedly open up various character development routes.
We’re anticipating to see most of those updates deployed earlier than the 12 months is out, however we’ll make sure that to update you as quickly as we get particular particulars.