Pearl Abyss Art Center: here is the new hub of the Black Desert studio
Pearl Abyssthe development studio that gave birth to Black Desert Online, has just released its plan for creating the Pearl Abyss Art Center. According to what the company has declared, it will be a structure specialized in research on gaming technologies and game design. The site will be built in South Korea.
Pearl Abyss Art Center: the studio’s research center
For the construction of the structure, Pearl Abyss is investing 30 billion won (about 26 million dollars). The building will have five floors with a total area of 5000 square meters and will be located in Pyeongchon, Anyang City. This Art Center will be the largest art center of the Korean gaming industry and the opening is currently scheduled for the first half of 2022.
The Pearl Abyss Art Center will consist of various departments among which stand out a new motion capture studio, which will be built as a large column-free space of 1000 square meters. The studio will feature a floor-to-ceiling height of over 9 meters and well 150 cameras motion capture, which should allow for more varied and efficient motion capture than the industry standard.
The software house has already actively invested in new technologies, just think of the high-quality motion capture studio, the 3D scanning studio, and the Foley-equipped audio studio, all owned by the company. The Black Desert series itself was created with Pearl Abyss proprietary engine and has been very successful in the global market.
“We want to create more realistic and cinematic games and to do so we have started the creation of the Art Center – said Jeakwon Kim, one of the executives of Pearl Abyss – It will be an advanced operational base that will allow us to improve the quality of new titles such as Crimson Desert, DokeV and PLAN 8, as well as the Black Desert IP “.