Video game characters are not Mario anymore. As real time 3D engines became more powerful, artists were able to increase the visual quality and extreme realism of their assets adding more details to the body, animation and becoming closer from their references in other arts: cinema, painting… and Fashion!

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Today video games offer advanced clothes customization options, especially in MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game: an online role-playing video game in which a very large number of people participate simultaneously), because players will have to play the same character several months, sometimes years.

Among the most recent games in development, Black Desert is a Medieval Fantasy game in development since 2010 by Pearl Abyss, a korean company.

In this video, you can see how the character features can be customized:

Here various clothes options and looks for the character classes: Hunter, Sorcerer, Warrior:

This post is also available in: French


  1. This page definitely has fun info. I never think about videogames this way and never look of the characters clothes the same way again!
    I can’t wait this kind of technologies hit the market and allowed us to try clothes virtually.
    What a fantastic improvement it could be for online shopping! Please pressure your engineer teams to develop ‘personal avatar’ too!


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