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Black Desert Online raises funds for Australian Bushfire and Turkey Earthquake disasters

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Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games have announced today a charity event in Black Desert Online to help fundraising efforts for the Australian bushfires and Turkey earthquake disaster.

The event is set to run until February 19 and will be available in all regions. By completing in-game tasks, players can raise up to ? 100,000,000 (~$84,000/€76,000), that will be donated by Pearl Abyss to help victims of these disasters, the final recipients of the donations will be announced in at a later date in an article on the Black Desert Online website.

If you want to participate, follow these steps:

  • Every [Event] Charity Token purchased by every adventurer who participates will be tallied up towards the donation made for the victims of Australia’s fires and Turkey’s earthquakes.
    • [Event] Charity Token can be purchased from Lara in Heidel for 1,000,000 Silver each.
    • Please note [Event] Charity Token item will be deleted when the event period ends.
    • Special titles will be given for adventurers in following cases:
      • The title Angel is in ‘Hex Pale Turquoise’ color.
  • In addition, Lara will give you a special quest which you can complete by turning in [Event] Charity Token items for a special reward.
    • This quest is available once per Family.
    • [Event] Sprout of Life gives Interior Points +25, Energy Recovery +1 for 2 hours, and has 5 Durability.

Robin Jung, CEO of Pearl Abyss said of the event,

"We prepared a meaningful event in which adventurers from our service regions, 150 countries around the world including Australia and Turkey, can contribute donations. We hope for a quick recovery and hope everyone affected can return to their everyday lives."


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.