Black Desert Online Cash Shop Preview
You all probably know by know that I'm a fan of Steparu. Steparu's coverage of Black Desert Online, the upcoming free-to-play title from Pearl Abyss, is very complete and often gives us the first peek at some of the game's finer points as we wait for it to be released in the West.
Today's sneak peek shows the current cash shop offerings available in Black Desert Online. While these offerings certainly can, and probably will, change a bit when the game launches in North America, they do provide a bit of an idea on how Pearl Abyss views their monetization options.
First up, the usual. Cosmetic costumes and apparel, including limited time availability pieces, will be available. This is to be expected and probably comes as no surprise to any of us. What may be unexpected is one particular set of items (a helmet, armor, and boots set) does provide a 10% experience boost as a set bonus. This could be a little worrisome for some players.
Mounts, furniture, and other consumable items, like the ability to change your character's appearance as often as you like, will also be available.
It looks like Black Desert will also sell an item that lets you unbind an item from your character. This would allow players to use real money to effectively gain in game currency by selling said unbound item.
Check out Steparu's full breakdown and description on what $50 will get you in the current cash shop and stay tuned for more Black Desert news.
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Mike “Magicman” Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site’s current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.
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