Black Desert Developer PearlAbyss Is Ready for IPO
Report said that PearlAbyss’ Black Desert Online generated $25 million USD revenue and $15 million USD profits in the second half of 2016. BDO continues to expand to more regions in 2017 and the game has released on Steam platform and will be coming to South American and Taiwanese market later this year. What’s more the mobile version is in development and expected to hit the mobile gaming market sometime in 2017 or 2018.
Korean game companies especially mobile game companies grow aggressively in 2016 and 2017 due to the popularity of the new generation mobile games like HIT, Summoners War, and Lineage 2 Revolution, etc. The growth of Korean mobile game market will probably last for a few years, with Bless, Blade & Soul, Kingdom Under Fire and Black Desert mobile games are on the way.