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Black Desert PS4 Beta is live now

Your chance to try before you buy on PS4.

Black Desert
Credit: Pearl Abyss

Black Desert is finally getting ready for its release on PlayStation 4. Already available on PC and Xbox One the release will make the game available to even more players and massively increase its already impressive player base.

The beta is live now and will run until the 13th of August. After that, you’ll have to wait until the full release on 22nd August to get your hands on the game.

View the Black Desert PS4 Open Beta trailer below:

To download the beta simply head to the PlayStation Store, search for Black Desert, select standard, scroll down to demos and there you should see Black Desert. You’ll be able to download and play the beta even if you don’t subscribe to PlayStation Plus.

Key features of the PS4 beta:

  • Decorate your residence and share screenshots on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram or via our official forums to win ornaments for your home at launch.
  • Test your fishing skills and reel in the ‘Fish Bones’ item for various rewards at launch.
  • Learn to tame a wild horse and win a new horse outfit for use during the beta.
  • Play Hide-n-Seek with Pearl Abyss GMs – finding them gets you a chance to win awards at launch.
  • Compete to become the fastest cart racer in the entire beta, with the fastest participant winning rewards at launch.
  • Participate in a battle of the GMs at the Red Battlefield in a 2v2 match and intense PvP action.

You can read our review of the Xbox One version of the game to see what we thought.


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