South Korean MMO shuts down Halloween event after Seoul tragedy | Biden News


As reported by Massively Overpowered (opens in a new tab)Korean developer Pearl Abyss will end Black Desert Online’s in-game Halloween event early following the crushing deaths of 154 people at a Halloween gathering in Seoul.

CNN (opens in a new tab) reports that Seoul’s Itaewon district was filled with revelers on October 29 for the first Halloween celebration since the end of major Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea. Eyewitnesses described streets packed like crowded subway cars, and South Korean authorities are still investigating what caused the trampling deaths. South Korea entered a week-long mourning period after the tragedy.


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