BATTLE THE NEW GODS OF THE FOURTH WORLD IN DC UNIVERSE ONLINE 'S UPCOMING DLC PACK

SAN DIEGO - July 2, 2014 - Sony Online Entertainment LLC today announced the next chapter in DC Universe™ Online (DCUO):  Halls of Power Part I . The acclaimed massive online action game's 11 th downloadable content (DLC) pack will introduce a brand-new storyline featuring the New Gods of  Apokolips and  New Genesis as they search for powerful ancient relics of a bygone age. Halls of Power Part I will bring players new Raids, Alerts and Operations, and -- for the first time -- League Halls, which will launch prior to the DLC as a free update to all players.  

The DLC pack will be available for download on the PC, PlayStation ®3 and PlayStation ®4 systems this summer.

STORYLINE:

Darkseid's son, Kalibak, and the villainous Mantis have called upon the agents of Darkseid to delve beneath the surfaces of New Genesis and Apokolips to help them retrieve powerful ancient relics for a dark purpose. The heroic Mister Miracle and fierce Big Barda have assembled a force together in an effort to stop them.

QUICK FACTS:

  • For the first time in DCUO, players will be able to play with or against the iconic villains and heroes from the Fourth World, including Kalibak, Mantis, Mister Miracle and Big Barda.
  • Halls of Power Part I will feature five all-new cooperative multiplayer adventures: two 8-player Raids, one 8-player Operation, one 4-player Alert and one 4-player Operation.
  • Apokolips, New Genesis and Player League Halls will serve as the main backdrops to the Halls of Power Part I content.
    • League Halls will be available to all players as a free game update prior to the release of  Halls of Power Part I.
  • Six new Skill Points will be available to earn, and players will have access to a range of new Collections, Feats, gear, and Base items in  Halls of Power Part I.

JENS' TAKE: " We know our players experience a tremendous sense of camaraderie when they take on adventures together, so we wanted to pack a variety of challenging group content into this DLC that we know they will enjoy. We're also expanding the DCUO storyline, introducing players to characters from both New Genesis and Apokolips, and we think heroes and villains alike will be very pleased with how the Halls of Power trilogy evolves." - Jens Andersen, Senior Creative Director,  DC Universe Online.

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DCUO's   Halls of Power Part I  DLC pack will be available later this summer as a free download for Members and for purchase by non-members via the PlayStation ®Network, the in-game Marketplace, or for PC players via the DCUniverseOnline.com website.

DCUO is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Entertainment. For more information about DCUO, visit  www.DCUniverseOnline.com.

 

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 now available for the PC, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. DCUO Legendary access is available for a $14.99 monthly fee.

About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games and emergent gameplay. Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises such as  EverQuest®EverQuest®IIPlanetSide®2DC Universe™ Online, and the highly-anticipated  H1Z1™Landmark™ and  EverQuest Next™, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for a variety of platforms. Through its upcoming game developments and programs like Player Studio , SOE continues to build on its proven legacy by ushering in a new emergent era for online games that delivers a fully transparent approach to MMO design and development, and transforms the way players interact and participate in online games.

To learn more, visit  www.soe.com.

SOE, the SOE logo,  Free to Play. Your Way™EverQuest and  PlanetSide are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.

 

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 platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles. 

About DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands  DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.


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