Black Desert Online publisher Pearl Abyss has announced three new games currently in development—massively multiplayer online shooter PLAN 8, fantasy open-world massively multiplayer online RPG Crimson Desert, and creature-collecting open-world massively multiplayer online RPG DokeV.
Here is an overview of each title, via Pearl Abyss:
PLAN 8 (Official Website)
PLAN 8 is an exosuit massively multiplayer online shooter, a title spearheaded by Minh Le as technical adviser, also known as the co-creator of the Counter-Strike franchise. A trailer for PLAN 8, the first shooting game from Pearl Abyss, will be released at Pearl Abyss Connect. The game’s production is led by Seung-ki Lee, former environment art director of Black Desert Online and Black Desert Mobile.
Crimson Desert (Official Website)
Crimson Desert is an open-world massively multiplayer online RPG set in an epic-fantasy world. In a war for survival, three tribes will fight for control of the Pywell continent. Crimson Desert has been produced since 2018 by Jason Jung, former game design director of RYL Online. Working alongside Jason Jung on RYL Online, one of Korea’s most famous first-generation action MMORPGs, was Dae-il Kim, the founder of Pearl Abyss. Eter Lee, former Lead Combat Designer of RYL Online and C9, is in charge of the action combat system for the title.
DokeV (Official Website)
DokeV is a collectible massively multiplayer online RPGfor all ages. DokeV is led by Sang-young Kim, former animation director of Black Desert Online, and Suh Won Choi, former game design director of Black Desert Online.
Pearl Abyss will debut a trailer and gameplay details for each title during Pearl Abyss Connect 2019, its press conference at G-Star 2019 in Busan, South Korea on November 13 at 8:00 p.m. PT / 11:00 p.m. ET. It will be live streamed on YouTube and Twitch.