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Black Desert Online News - Mark Your Calendar for Ramp Up to Launch!

Posted by Suzie Ford on Feb 16, 2016  | Comments

The Black Desert Online site has been updated with a new post with all relevant dates, times and links for everything a player will need to know from today through the launch of the game. Call it the 'Roadmap for the Next Two Weeks".

Need help with UTC time zone conversion? Head here!

16.02

• Pre-Download of CBT2 Client is available on your ACCOUNT page
• Winners from the Beauty & Beast contest will be announced in our forum
• Additional CBT2 keys will be distributed by end of date UTC to those who registered

17.02 | 08:00 UTC

• Everyone who reserved his name by 08:00 UTC will be able to use his reserved name during CBT2 to test this feature

18.02 | 08:00 UTC

• CBT2 will start; follow us for details about patch notes, events and news in our forum
**Relevant threads for CBT2 will be updated before CBT2 start.

22.02 | 08:00 UTC

• CBT2 will be closed
• Character Creator will be closed
Redeem page for CBT2 keys will be closed

26.02 | 08:00 UTC

Pre-Order will be closed

27.02 | 08:00 UTC

Name Reservation will be closed

28.02 | 08:00 UTC

• Soft Launch for Early Access who pre-ordered the Conqueror’s Package will begin
• Claiming process for Pre-Order Packages will begin

01.03 | 08:00 UTC

• Soft Launch for Early Access who pre-ordered the Explorer’s Package will begin

02.03 | 08:00 UTC

• Soft Launch for Early Access who pre-ordered the Traveler’s Package will begin

03.03| 08:00 UTC

• Hard Launch for everyone who purchased the game will begin

10.03

• Cash Shop will be opened

Pre-Download

• Access your ACCOUNT page to see the download button once pre-download is opened
• Pre-Order Package owners will be automatically activated for this process above
• CBT2 key holders will have to redeem their key first on the redeem page and the follow the process above

Claiming Process for Pre-Order Items

• Once the claiming process has opened, you will have to create first a character on a server of your liking
• Once created, you can claim all items yourself via our website
• Details and URL will be provided prior to the opening

Cash Shop Opening

• The Cash Shop will not be available at launch
• All items available in the Cash Shop will be available during CBT2 testing phase including pricing

Find out everything you need to know at the links provided above.

Thanks Jerry-Boyle for this forum post.


Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom