Check out the trailer from The Game Awards below. The footage in the trailer captures full, in-game footage and gameplay, which the developers say has not been edited.Set in the fictional continent of Pywel, Pearl Abyss says the world will include numerous biomes that range from cold desert lands to cities. The story will focus on Macduff, a mercenary leader fighting to reclaim their land.
Combat is centered around utilizing various weapons and fighting styles against enemies, either in 1v1 combat, or against a group. Boss fights, meanwhile, will pit the protagonist Macduff against large mythical creatures.
Pearl Abyss is also promising dungeons, puzzles, massive siege battles, and even flying on mythical mounts.
Crimson Desert is Pearl Abyss’ biggest game since Black Desert and more details and reveals are planned for the coming year ahead of its 2021 winter release.
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Matt T.M. Kim is a reporter for IGN.