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DC Universe Online rolls out cross-platform play

As of this week, DC Universe Online now supports cross-platform play between PC, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. That means you'll be able to play alongside folks who own the game on a different platform, "including in groups, in leagues,...   read

 
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DCUO on Xbox One

DC Universe Online is headed to Xbox One this spring

Five years ago, DC Universe Online debuted on PC and PlayStation 3. Much has changed since then, including a transition to free-to-play and a PS4 port, but there's still more to be done. Daybreak Games (formerly Sony Online Entertainment) i...   read

 
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Next-gen debut of DC Universe Online brings big changes

With the release of the PlayStation 4 just around the corner, there's already quite a number of games to keep new owners busy 'til the next big release. Though if you're looking for something a bit more comprehensive, then Sony and Warner B...   read

 
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PlanetSide 2 hitting PS4 early 2014

We knew that the PS4 would get Sony Online Entertainment's DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2. According to SOE President John Smedley, speaking to Bloomberg, "We’re helping the Sony PlayStation 4 launch on November 15 by releasing ...   read

 
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SOE Live: Three things about DCUO's new DLC 8 (video)

There's so much coming to DC Universe Online -- check out these huge environments just announced minutes ago. One of my favorite parts of the job is meeting the people behind these incredible games face to face. Its one thing to hear ...   read

 
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SOE Live: DC Universe Online: Sons of Trigon gets sinful

The DC Universe Online keynote is streaming right now, so go catch it! Members of the press spent some time with the new content yesterday, an effort described by creative director Jens Anderson as "their best-looking DLC yet". Tweaks to th...   read

 
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Sony offers true F2P

PS4's DC Universe Online, PlanetSide 2 won't need PS Plus

[Update: Seems there was a bit of confusion and PlanetSide 2 will NOT be cross-compatible between PC and PS4. DC Universe Online is a still a go for cross play, however.] As amazing as the PS4 conference was, Sony was able to sneak in a tin...   read

 
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PS4 will get DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2

Sony Online Entertainment will be represented on the PlayStation 4 with the likes of PlanetSide 2 and DC Universe Online. "DCUO was the first MMO available for PlayStation 3, and its thriving community is proof that we can create an exciti...   read

 
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Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate

Earlier this week, I got to take a stroll through Gotham and Metropolis with DC Universe Online's creative director, Jens Andersen. Being shown off was the latest DLC, Hand of Fate, which introduces a whole bunch of new PvE and PvP content ...   read

 
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DC Universe Online: Fate vs Faust

In the space of little over a year, DC Universe Online has had four major DLC packs, and is now adding a fifth one. It's only a matter of time until the entire game gets a reboot and Superman is revealed to be a lizard, or something. Newer ...   read

 
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DC Universe Online gets a bit wet in Tides of War

I keep being told that it's summer. I suppose that's a matter of perspective, really. Or at least a matter of hemispheres. It's certainly meant to be summer over here in Scotland, but it's hard to tell through all the rain and fog. I'm sure...   read

 
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Laughing behind the scenes of DCUO's latest DLC

DC Universe Online's latest piece of DLC, The Last Laugh, is coming out tomorrow for PC and PS3. The PvP focused expansion isn't likely to get me back into my spandex, but I certainly enjoyed watching Mark Hamill, Adam Baldwin and Arleen S...   read

 
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The voices of DCUO: The Last Laugh

Although DC Universe Online's next DLC pack, The Last Laugh, is primarily a PvP pack, that doesn't mean SOE aren't throwing money at voice actors for it. Adam Baldwin and Arleen Sorkin return to lend their vocal stylings to Superman and Har...   read

 
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DCUO gets shields and PvP love

In DC Universe Online's latest DLC pack, PvP finally gets some much needed attention. The Last Laugh is DCUO's first ever PvP DLC pack and adds several new modes and even a new weapon, the shield. Heroes and villains will be able to invade ...   read

 
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DCUO: Brainiac's long overdue eviction begins today

It's time to kick Brainiac in the brainpan and show him the door. DC Universe Online's latest DLC pack -- The Battle For Earth -- went live today. Heroes and villains will finally be able to defeat Brainiac and his invasion force including ...   read

 
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DC Universe Online: Brainiac's last hurrah

The heroes and villains of DC Universe Online will soon be getting yet another DLC pack containing a whole bunch of content and another new power set. "Battle for Earth" will begin a new chapter in DCUO's greater narrative where players wil...   read

 
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DC Universe Online is 1 year old today

DC Universe Online had a bit of a rocky start, despite a fairly smooth launch. A lot of players dropped the MMO after the first free month and others questioned the point of paying a subscription for a game that felt like it ended as soon a...   read

 
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DC Universe Online: Inventors welcome

The DC Universe has always had its fair share of mad scientists and genius inventors. Despite this, SOE opted to not have crafting in DC Universe Online from launch. Gadgeteers and scientist heroes or villains had to content themselves with...   read

 
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Aliens, crime and greed: It's Christmas in DCUO

With the festive season upon us it's time for MMOs to tempt us into ignoring our families and celebrations in favor of new content and Christmas trinkets. DC Universe Online has perfectly captured the holiday spirit with it's latest update,...   read

 
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DCUO struck by lightning and scarlet fever in same day

DC Universe Online has had a busy six months. There's been several significant updates, including the addition of Light powers and the switch to a free-to-play model. The MMO looks like it's going to end the year in a scarlet blur, with th...   read

 
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The Flash is coming to DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online, which is now free-to-play, is doing well enough that Sony Online Entertainment is releasing more DLC, which will feature The Flash. The Lightning Strikes content will also have new costumes, characters, electrical powers...   read

 
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DCUO launches The Deadly Double Cross update

If you're among the one million people who jumped into DC Universe Online since it went free-to-play, SOE has some new content for you. In the game's sixth update, titled The Deadly Double Cross, players will battle together with Superman a...   read

 
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DCUO: Live free or die (in tights)

(If you need to catch up, here are the first and second parts of Zentarim's heroic adventures) It has been some time since we followed the exploits of the cosmically sexy Green Lantern reservist, Zentarim. The last time we saw him he had be...   read

 
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DC Universe Online free-to-play brings 1 million players

Just one week after DC Universe Online made the transition to free-to-play, one million new players have registered to satiate their inner superhero. Lorin Jameson, executive director of development at SOE Austin said, "DC Universe Online's...   read

 
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DC Universe Online has now gone free-to-play

After a short delay, Sony Online Entertainment has announced that their superhero MMO, DC Universe Online, has made the transition to a free-to-play model. I played this for about a week after it was released and, like all MMOs, seemed...   read

 
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DC Universe Online goes free-to-play starting Tuesday

As we learned last month, DC Universe Online is adopting the free-to-play model that's becoming more and more popular in the MMO genre. During a live webcast earlier today, it was announced that the transition is coming this Tuesday, Novemb...   read

 
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DCUO: Diary of a Green Lantern Corps reservist part II

(For the first part of my mission to rid Metropolis of crime, go here and for the third, go here) When last we saw Green Lantern reservist Zentarim the Space Cowboy, he was brooding about crime and preparing to kick evil in the face and I w...   read

 
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DCUO: Diary of a Green Lantern Corps reservist

(For part two of my mission to rid Metropolis of crime, go here and find three here) DC Universe Online has been around for less than a year. Despite the initial hype and excitement, the superhero MMO started to hemorrhage players as soon a...   read

 
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Smedley: Free-to-play is the future

There's no denying that the free-to-play games has become increasingly more popular in the West. Not only do we have new f2p IPs popping up all over the place, established subscription games are going over to that model as well. While it's ...   read

 
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DC Universe Online set to go free-to-play in October

After being on shelves for just under 10 months, Sony Online Entertainment's DC Universe Online is going the free-to-play route. IGN is reporting that this October, both PlayStation 3 and PC gamers will be able to download the game for free...   read

 
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DC Universe Online gettin' some free DLC Sep 6th

All you guys and gals still enjoying some DC Universe Online are gonna get some free downloadable content come September 6th.  Specifically you'll be treated to the introduction of The Green Lantern Corp, the new Light power set, and s...   read

 
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Fortress of Solitude for DCUO is available today for free

[Update: SOE dropped us a line to let us know that there were some last minute changes to their press release which failed to make it into the announcement we received. The "Hard Mode" option for HIVE Alert is not part of this update. We're...   read

 
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Lantern powers coming to DC Universe Online

Later this summer, Sony Online Entertainment is introducing its first paid add-on for DC Universe Online, the Green Lantern-centric "Fight for the Light." This new content will allow DC Universe Online players to enter the Green Lantern Cor...   read

 

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