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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Seoul, South Korea, September 18, 2020—Pearl Abyss announced today that a 5vs5 Deathmatch mode has been introduced in Shadow Arena. Players can take this opportunity to practice a new Hero and enhance their teamfighting skills without worrying about rankings.  


Deathmatch is a new mode in which up to 10 players are divided into 2 teams that battle against each other until one team reaches 30 kills within 20 minutes. When players die after their HP reaches 0, they can respawn after 10 seconds and they can change to another Hero during this respawn cooldown.  


In the Deathmath mode, the game will start when at least 2 players enter the lobby. Players will be put into either a Red or Blue team and will be given 13 Skill Points along with blue-grade gear.  


A new item “Freeze Bomb” has been added to Shadow Arena. The Freeze Bomb applies high damage and 3 seconds of freeze to nearby opponents. This new item can be obtained at a set rate by defeating monsters and can be thrown by aiming in the desired direction while standing still.  


Moreover, a special event “Perfect Time for Shadow Arena!” is taking place until further notice. Players can receive various rewards such as a great amount of silver and All-Hero Pass depending on the number of Ranked Solo matches they play.  


Visit the official website, Discord, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter for more information.   


About Pearl Abyss  

Best known for the MMORPG franchise Black Desert, Pearl Abyss is a leading developer in the game industry. Established in 2010, Pearl Abyss has since developed Black Desert for PC, mobile, and console, and is developing Shadow Arena for PC and console. All of Pearl Abyss’ games are built on the company’s own proprietary engine and are renowned for their cutting-edge graphics. The company is also developing Crimson Desert, DokeV, and PLAN 8 and is poised to continue its growth through 2020 and maintain its position as one of Asia’s leaders in game development. More information about Pearl Abyss is available at: