Pearl Abyss announced the first global and online user event, “Heidel Ball: AT HOME”, was held successfully on 30 May 2020, which featured the content roadmap for Black Desert for the second half of the year. The special event was streamed worldwide, and was also the first look at the new class: Hashashin.
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Heidel Ball: AT HOME event was designed to create a special environment for Adventurers across the world to communicate with each other and give feedback to the Black Desert team. The online event was live-streamed in 9 languages via the official Black Desert official YouTube and Twitch channels, which saw 60,000 Adventurers tuning in to watch.
As part of the roadmap for Black Desert, several upcoming content releases were revealed, including the long-awaited new class, Hashashin. Scheduled for a July 2020 release, the Hashashin is Aal’s warrior who can manipulate sandstorms using the power of the native Valencian god. He engages in melee combat using the Shamshir as his main weapon and escapes from dangerous situations by wielding sandstorms that may also be used to subdue his enemies.
Besides that, a new, yet unnamed high-altitude region covered in snow will be opened to Adventurers in the south of Mediah. A special server offering highly challenging hunting grounds and enticing rewards will also be added. Furthermore, various content such as the global version of Arena of Arsha, Zodiac Signs, and renewed versions of Horse Races and Node Wars will also be introduced.
As for the rest, the Black Desert Summer Season will begin 10 June. Adventurers can pre-create their season characters and receive rewards such as a Papu emoji and exclusive enhancement materials until June 10.