DokeV from Pearl Abyss will most likely contain elements of the blockchain. According to the company’s latest financial report, over the past few years, developers have been actively researching the technology and considering the possibility of its implementation.
“Over the past few years, we have been researching blockchain technology and considering the possibility of its implementation, as well as system management. We are confident that we will be able to build a stable blockchain ecosystem,” said the CEO of Pearl Abyss in response to an investor question about the implementation of NFT in DokeV.
Analysts expect a P2E element to be added to the DokeV metaverse, which is scheduled for release in 2023 .
And although there was no direct confirmation from Pearl Abyss on this topic, many market researchers from South Korea have already predicted DokeV becoming a P2E (Play To Earn) game. Additionally, they also note that before the release, the technology will first be tested in test mode in the MMORPG EVE Online.
Update: May 12th – New Pearl Abyss CEO Jin-young Heo did answer a question about the future of Pearl Abyss. Below is a transcription of the translated answer.
You also asked us about the direction of our new business going forward. And we are planning many things. For example, we have DokeV that uses the metaverse platform as well as others that use the web 3 platform so we are seeing the market trends. And to successfully launch Crimson Desert in line with the Western biggest market, the console market, and also to make DokeV into a metaverse platform and to showcase this to the market. And to have a new project which I have before mentioned, using the current market trends of blockchain and web 3.0 using the EVE IP. So we believe as a game development studio we are going to focus more on these and that will be our task going forward.