Steam Access Issue

Notices Nov 22, 2023, 19:46 (UTC+8)
For those of you who played Black Desert on Steam between 17:00 and 18:00 (GMT+7), we have noticed that Black Desert may not launch properly on Steam when you select the Start button.Please follow the below steps to resolve this issue.

If the Update button for Black Desert on Steam is unavailable, please perform a file integrity check in the Steam client.
How to perform a file integrity check:
① Right Click Black Desert from the Steam library list
② Select Properties from the drop down menu
③ Select Installed Files tab
④ Click on Verify integrity of game files
If you only see an Update or Install Black Desert on Steam, please select the Update or Install Black Desert button to complete the download and launch Black Desert.
In this case, unfortunately, you will need to re-download the Black Desert files.

We are working on identifying the exact cause of this issue and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Install the Black Desert Launcher if the game doesn't start.

Install the Black Desert Launcher to start the game.

The launcher will appear if it's installed.
If it doesn't, try to run your downloaded launcher.

Install Guide

1 Run Pearl-Abyss-Launcher_Setup.exe to install the Black Desert launcher.

2 Start the game once installation is complete.