It's happening! Pearl Abyss announced today that the beta for Black Desert's PlayStation 4 edition will run from August 9th to 13th, with signups open as of today. Preorders, MMO players will recall, began earlier this month, since yes, this is still a buy-to-play title. Launch is still expected for August 22nd. Meanwhile, over in the live game, Kakao and Pearl Abyss announced today that the Shai is getting a big talent update next week on July 31.