- DC Universe Online
- Role Playing Game
- Sub Genre:
- Release Date (US):
- January 11th, 2011
- Release Date (UK):
- January 14th, 2011
- Online Players:
- T [Teen]
- PSU Rank:
- 364 of 1169 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 287 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on PC
About DC Universe Online
DC Universe Online is an upcoming multiplayer online game in development for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PC that allows players to become heroes or villains and interact with others in real-time. Set in a three-dimensional DC Comics world, DCUO features iconic locations such as Gotham City and Metropolis and classic characters such as Superman, Batman and the Joker. In this dramatic online world, players battle alongside their favorite DC Comics heroes and villains to aid in solving or committing crimes. The game includes action-based combat and a robust physics system that encourages players to manipulate objects in the environment and hurl them at enemies.
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DC Universe Online is certainly brimming with potential, but until Sony irons out some of the kinks, the various bugs and server issues prevent it from being the triple-A console MMO experience we've been craving all this time.
- The production values. Great animation, character models, cut-scenes and audio work
- Teaming up with like-minded heroes/villains for co-op play and raids
- The addictive and fast leveling up system
- The repetitive mission types
- Slowdown, getting thrown out of servers and some game-spoiling glitches
- The clunky user-interface and chat function
Early adopters beware: DC Universe Online is typical of any subscription-based MMO that’s in its infancy. Though we’re promised an evolving world with brand new areas to explore, new characters to interact with and tons of new missions, it isn’t going to happen overnight. Likewise, the issues with server stability as well as the numerous bugs and glitches won’t be ironed out immediately either. Sony Onl...
DC Universe Online News
Sony has revealed that a whopping 70 per cent of the userbase for DC Universe Online play via the PlayStation 3. Speaking with GI.biz, Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley confirmed that only a small percentage of the superhero MMO’s audience consists of PC users, proving “fre...
The fourth downloadable content for DC Universe Online is slated for release this June on PlayStation 3 and PC. The Last Laugh pits players against each other in multiplayer brawls, and includes an all-new weapon, and new Light-Powered Legends PvP characters. The DLC includes The Shield, a new...
DC Universe Online is getting a hefty DLC pack tomorrow. The Battle for Earth includes three Duos, an Alert, two Raids, new gear and rewards, and the Earth Powers for the tank role. In the Themyscira raid, home of Wonder Woman, you and your friends will have to work together to takedown Brainiac...
The next batch of downloadable content for DC Universe Online, Battle for Earth, will be up for grabs on PlayStation 3 and PC on March 13. According to PC Gamer, the DLC will include the new Earth Powers set in addition to a raid to protect Wonder Woman’s island of Themyscira. The raid ...
DC Universe Online, the massively multiplayer online superhero role-playing game by Sony Online Entertainment, has somehow managed to accumulate one million players since moving to its free-to-play model. SOE Austin executive director Lorin Jameson told Destructoid that “1 million new pl...
John Smedly, CEO of Sony Online Entertainment, has revealed that DC Universe Online has seen a significant increase in new and existing players, since going into free-to-play mode on November 1. “We are over 1000% of our pre-F2P concurrent numbers,” said Smedley via Twitter. The in...
DC Universe Online, the massively multiplayer online RPG with licensed DC Comics characters, is set to go free-to-play from November 1, with added incentives to those who continue to subscribe. Both F2P and subscribed players will have access to Gotham City and Metropolis regions, and all raid...
Superhero MMO DC Online Universe will become a free-to-play title starting this October on PlayStation 3 and PC, Sony Online Entertainment has announced. Apparently, the decision wasn’t due to a decline in subscribers, but rather the fact the game ultimately cost more than the developers had ...
Sony Online Entertrainment has revealed a released date for the first expasion pack for DC Universe Online titled "Fight for the Light", which was originally announced back in July, prior to release of the live action film of The Green Lanten. The pack features a range of Green Lantern co...
Sony Online Entertainment has introduced microtransactions to the world of DC Universe Online, allowing users to purchase items such as repair bots for a small fee. The DCUO Marketplace is online from immediate effect, though it clearly needs to be populated with more swag to gather interest. Curre...
DC Universe Online Features
With the recent release of DC Universe Online, we thought now was the perfect time to offer some sweet comics to one lucky U.K. community member. The five books we have to offer are published by DC Comics in the U.S. and Titan Books in the U.K. To enter, leave a comment below (or on our forum) tell...