Black Desert Online is ranked #17 out of 139 tracked MMOs in terms of aggregate server and player population.



Black Desert Online is estimated to have 12,467,369 total players or subscribers.



Black Desert Online is estimated to have 118,440 players per day this month.

Active Players Over The Last Month

Black Desert Online Population Chart (Daily)

5 Year Breakdown Active Players Over The Last Year

Black Desert Online Population Chart (Yearly)

Black Desert Online

  • by Kakao Games Europe, RedFox Games, GameOn

Produced and developed by Pearl Abyss, Black Desert Online is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game which focuses on the sandbox elements and action combat. Released in Korea in July 2015 and North America/Europe in 2016, Black Desert Online is a fantasy MMORPG that lets players explore and do battle in PVE and PVP as well as develop their skills in harvesting and trading. Black Desert Online is currently available on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and Playstation 4. There is also a mobile version for Android users.

How Many People Play Black Desert Online?

We estimate the daily player count of Black Desert Online to be 118,440, with a total player base of 12,467,369.

Game Data

  • Subscribers: 12,467,369
  • Daily Players: 118,440
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, RPG, Strategy, Simulation, Massively Multiplayer
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4
  • Released: 2014-12-01

The Players and Daily login numbers are estimations based on subscriber numbers and online sentiment.

Black Desert Online Description

Black Desert Online is an expansive open-world massively multiplayer online roleplaying game. The game boasts quick to learn but hard to master action play. Navigating the world in Black Desert Online is seamless with no loading times, with real-time weather conditions, including day and night cycles and seasons.

Players in Black Desert Online can experience a wealth of customization options for character creation. With one of the most in-depth character creation systems for any MMORPG today, Black Desert Online lets you build your character avatar's looks as you want it, from their hair, body types, and skin tone, to the shape of their eyes, nose, and mouth. Even clothing can be customized through color dyes.

Do battle against monsters using the fast-paced action combat. Mastering the skills and combo system in Black Desert Online are your keys to victory. Take advantage of your mount in battle or participate in siege warfare between rival guilds.

Aside from combat, characters in Black Desert Online can perform other actions that contribute to their quality of life. Harvest and forage for ingredients, cook food, perform alchemy for potions, craft items and trade and barter to build your resources. Develop your skills and attain mastery to gain better results.

You can play Black Desert Online solo or as a group. Create a guild and live in the world where the conflict between two nations of Calpheon and Valencia influence the setting. Come together in guild and party raid dungeons or hunt for roaming bosses in the realms of Black Desert Online.