Black Desert Open Beta Now Available on PS4 as Free Download (Aug 9-13)


Black Desert on PlayStation 4 is now available to download and play for free in Open Beta through August 13! The open-world action MMORPG launches on August 22, and is available for pre-order on the PlayStation Store.

Read the official event details:

Become your true self in the Open Beta, available to all players without a PlayStation Plus subscription required:

  • Explore the lands of Serendia, Balenos and Calpheon with six character classes, including the Warrior, Sorceress, Ranger, Berserker, Wizard and Witch.
  • Adventurers can create their ideal characters through the robust customization tool, embarking on a journey to reach a maximum level of 50.
  • Participate in GM events within the world such as cart racing, fishing, and hide-n-seek for a chance to win exclusive prizes and content.
  • Downloading the Open Beta rewards players with the exclusive Sky Hawk pet when Black Desert launches on August 22, which can loot items, increases Knowledge Gain Chance and finds rare monsters.
  • Boasting next-generation visuals and skill-based, real-time combat, the gameplay has been optimized for responsive controls on PS4. With 4K resolution support for PS4 Pro, experience stunning visual environments in a player-driven economy and an expansive, living world.

    Black Desert is available for pre-order with Standard ($29.99 USD), Deluxe ($49.99 USD) and Ultimate ($99.99 USD) Editions, which offer various in-game rewards. Deluxe and Ultimate Editions allow 48-hour early access to the full game. PlayStation Plus members receive a 10% discount on all pre-order editions.

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