Are you eagerly anticipating a release of Black Desert
in the west despite the lack of an official publisher or anything similar? There's good news to be had if you're one of the hopeful. Apparently an English client is being worked on
by developer Pearl Abyss
, reinforcing earlier statements by the company that success and release in the US is very important to the game's long-term viability.
The preview screenshots for this client still aren't complete, but it's clear that the game is taking some serious steps towards localization for a non-Korean audience. A global simultaneous launch is unlikely, of course, but if the client is already localized
that clears a major hurdle for the game's release prospects. It's not a deal with an existing publisher, but lately that may not have been so reassuring to fans after all
[Thanks to WNxArcticwolf for the tip!]