Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games are excited to announce the first global Black Desert Online Costume Design Contest. Talented community artists from Europe and North America wanting to create their own costume now have the opportunity to express their creativity and contribute to the beautifully crafted world of Black Desert Online. Each region will produce a finalist, who will enter to compete against designers from South Korea, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, South America, Turkey, Thailand and South East Asia.
The costume design of the global grand prize winner will be developed by Pearl Abyss and added to the game. The full prize package will include 10,000 USD (before regional taxes) or in-game Pearl currency of the same value. Regional winners will be awarded prizes worth 3,000 USD (before regional taxes) or the equivalent in Pearls. Every designer who invests their time and effort into entering the costume design contest will also receive a prize.
The Global Costume Design Contest submission period starts, February 7th and ends on March 5th. The top 10 of each North American and European designs will be announced on March 14th and will be submitted for community voting up until March 19th, resulting in regional winners on March 20th. The Global Grand Prize Winner will be announced on the 11th of April.
For a full overview of the prizes, submission rules and dates, please check the dedicated page here. A detailed overview of all finalist and winner announcement dates will be published on the same page.