Black Desert Mobile's long-awaited Awakening system has finally arrived with the game's latest update. For those not in the know, Awakening a character grants them new skills that enhance their overall power, as well as a new class weapon to boost their CP.

You'll also have the option to Awaken accessories, giving them a handy stat increase. It's said to be fairly similar to the Gear Awakening system that arrived last month, in the sense that it's a great way to boost your character's defence and attack points.

On top of that, today's update also introduces the new Mega Growth Boost, which is seemingly a great way to earn extra XP and gain a higher item drop rate for lower-level characters.

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In celebration of the Awakening update, Pearl Abyss will be holding some in-game events, including the Gift Package event and Hot Time event. The former grants a 200-300% XP and item drop increase depending on the day, while the latter gives you the option of three rewards chests: the Growth Booster Chest, the Empowerment Chest, or the Enchantment Booster Chest. Your reward will be sent to the inventory of whatever character you're playing as at that point, so be sure to log in with the character you want to receive the chest before claiming it.

If you're in need of a giant MMORPG to while away the hours, you'll find Black Desert Mobile available for download now as a free-to-play game from over on the App Store and Google Play. And you can see the full patch notes over on the game's official site

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