Black Desert Online, the popular Korean MMO that has become a huge hit in the West, has announced its Xbox One beta for November 8. The beta will last from November 8 until 12, while mostly serving as a stress test to see how the 10 million-user strong title performs on the console.
As advertised during the MMO’s official port announcement in 2017, the game will support 4K visuals on Xbox One X. Gameplay and design-wise, Black Desert Online is a sandbox-orientated RPG that was lauded for its leveling and world design, but not so much for its end-game content.
Developer Pearl Abyss released a statement regarding the remaster, which implied that the game is the best MMO on controller ever:
Captured in stunning 4K quality, Black Desert for Xbox One was first revealed on-stage at the Microsoft press conference at E3 2017 and will feature console-exclusive gameplay from its PC counterpart, Black Desert Online, which counts for more than 10 million players worldwide. Built from the ground-up for console, Black Desert aims to achieve the most fluid and responsive MMORPG gameplay that’s possible with a controller interface.
For those interested, be sure to register on the game’s official website. No official release date has been teased as of yet, but the state of the beta should act as a strong indication of how far along the development cycle is. For those new to Black Desert Online, check out Twinfinite’s beginner guide to be ahead of the curve when the console release rolls around.