WHAT: One of Batman’s greatest enemies is set to wreak havoc on humanity in the latest game update Ra’s al Ghul’s Revenge for DC Universe™ Online (DCUO) announced today by Sony Online Entertainment. Ra’s al Ghul’s Revenge features international terrorist and assassin Ra’s al Ghul who aims to return the Earth to its natural state by assaulting the human populace with biological weapons.
In a special event, players will be forced to team up or face the legendary eco-terrorist Poison Ivy as she takes on Swamp Thing in an epic battle for the Green , a mystical realm that connects all plant life.
Players can also earn new League of Assassins gear or choose sides in the chaotic civil war erupting on Oolong Island, a sanctuary for mad science.
Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the critically acclaimed action MMO DC Universe Online allows players to step into the DC Universe™and create their own super hero or villain and join forces to fight alongside or against their favorite DC icons. Now available, the Ra’s al Ghul’s Revenge content update is included at no additional charge for all active DC Universe Online PC and PlayStation ®3 Computer Entertainment System subscriptions. The new content update for DCUO includes:
RA’S AL GHUL’S REVENGE GAME UPDATE FEATURES
- <*> Four-Man Combat Alert: Players will earn Marks of Distinction, good towards purchasing tier two gear pieces, for completing this challenging combat encounter within the League of Assassin’s Stronghold and those who survive the combat will be also be able to earn other valuable loot items including Ra’s al Ghul’s cape.*> <*> New Loot Drop: Collect a full set of League of Assassins gear.*> <*> Investigate the League: New investigation and brief detailing the League of Assassins will be rewarded with a Kabuki Ninja Mask.*>
- <*> Poison Ivy vs. Swamp Thing: Poison Ivy wishes to gain additional power by deepening her connection to the Green– the mystical realm connecting all plant life. The only thing in her way… Swamp Thing !Sensing Poison Ivy’s malign intent through his own connection to the Green, Swamp Thing coordinates the help of his fellow heroes to stop her and her recruited faction of villains. Heroes will be aligned with Swamp Thing , villains with Poison Ivy .*>
NEW HARD MODE ALERT
- <*> Oolong Island Civil War: Chang Tzu and T.O. Morrow have started a coup on the“mad science” independent island state. Chang Tzu is publicly working against the government of Oolong with Morrow only pretending to try to stop the chaos. Players must help Oolong scientists flee the island with their important research but the exodus will require the help of both heroes and villains to destroy the technology before it destroys the island.*>
WHEN: The game update is available now for download.
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About DC Universe Online
Lex Luthor has traveled back through time with news of a dire future: While the heroes and villains spent years battling amongst themselves, Brainiac has been feeding on their powers, building strength to return to Earth and destroy humanity. To change the future, Lex has come back to set off a device that bestows super powers to thousands of every-day citizens and give humanity a fighting chance. Can Brainiac be stopped, or is this another nefarious Lex Luthor plot?
For the first time, players and fans will be able to enter the DC Universe as an active force for good or evil. A massively multiplayer experience, DC Universe Online delivers unparalleled high-energy, physics-powered combat that brings the player's extraordinary powers to life.
DC Universe Online was created in the artistic vision of legendary comic book artist Jim Lee, and set within a world created by famous DC writers including Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman.
Rated T for Teen with Mild Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes and Violence, DC Universe Online is available for PC and PlayStation 3 for the suggested retail prices of $49.99 and $59.99, respectively. Purchase of the game includes one 30-day game membership for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions available thereafter for $14.99. For players of the PC version of the game, DCUO is included in SOE’s all-in-one Station Access subscription.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games. Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including EverQuest ®, EverQuest ® II, Champions of Norrath ®, PlanetSide ®, Free Realms ®, Clone Wars Adventures™, and DC Universe Online™, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for virtually all platforms, including the PlayStation ® 3 Computer Entertainment System, Personal Computer, mobile and social networks. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of the interactive entertainment space through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages. To learn more, visit www.soe.com.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to such iconic DC Comics properties as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern , Wonder Woman , The Flash, MAD Magazine, and Fables, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its superheroic characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing over 1,000 comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Comics is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.