Koch Media and Pearl Abyss partner up for Black Desert Prestige Edition

Koch Media and Pearl Abyss team up to bring the critically acclaimed open-world action MMORPG Black Desert to retail stores across Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The Black Desert Prestige Edition will include tons of exclusive in-game content such as a premium costume set (Shudad Glorie Premium Set, an additional exclusive pet and much more, totalling a $139 in combined value of bonus content. The Prestige Edition will be available for Playstation®4 and Xbox One later this year. Koch Media is co-publisher of the Prestige Edition and responsible for all retail publishing activities.

Black Desert is an open-world action MMORPG with cutting-edge visuals and a skill-based combat system that redefines the genre. Black Desert has the most developed character customization system of any game that is currently on the market, allowing users to become their true selves with unique avatars. The MMO is known for its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world and extensive lore, which has successfully launched in over 150 countries and 12 languages and gained more than 30 million registered users during its lifetime.

Kevin Kim, CBO at Pearl Abyss states: “We are proud to announce this partnership today. We were impressed by the local expertise and shared global goals that this cooperation with Koch Media offers us. Koch Media’s high standards of work by their global teams encourages us further that we will open new markets and reach new target audiences with this physical publishing agreement.”

Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO Koch Media GmbH adds: “We are delighted to work with such an amazing partner as Pearl Abyss. All our teams are looking forward to support this amazing MMORPG entering retail markets. The high quality of the remastered edition and the overwhelming feedback from players ensure us that this will be a strong release for us as a company group across our markets.”