5w ago - Senior Creative Director DCUO Jens Andersen is here with answers to some PS4 fan questions on DC Universe Online for PlayStation 4 below.
To quote: Hello, everyone. My name is Jens Andersen, aka @Spytle, and I'm the Senior Creative Director on DC Universe Online. When PlayStation first put a callout for DCUO PS4 questions on Twitter, I was excited to see them roll in; it was hard to keep myself from answering them right away, but I managed to restrain myself.
Thanks to everyone that submitted questions - it's great to see so much interest in DC Universe Online on PS4. I'm excited to finally start answering them, so without further adieu, let's get started.
@Arkham_InmateJH: What exactly is changing with DC Universe Online? (source)
Jens Andersen: There are a ton of things changing in DCUO right around the time of the PS4 launch - many of these will be available on all platforms.
First of all, players will see the amazing power of PS4 popping off the screen thanks to the art enhancements we made to the PS3 assets. The game looks and runs amazingly smooth - performance has really improved. We're targeting 1080p at 60 frames per second.
14w ago - DC Universe Online Executive Producer Larry Liberty announced that Sons of Trigon DLC is officially launching today on PSN!
Below are the details, to quote: Hello PlayStation fans. Starting today, our latest DLC pack - Sons of Trigon - will go live!
For this eighth DLC, we've packed in brand new Celestial Powers, new solo and group adventures, and an amazing looking new open zone: the Gotham Wastelands.
Sons of Trigon picks up where the "Sins of the Father" storyline from the core game left off, with the demon lord Trigon ready to break free of his bonds, intent on destroying Earth. The influence of this powerful villain has already been felt across the world of DC Universe Online, and it will be up to you to either stop it or use it to your advantage.
Circe and Brother Blood were successful in releasing Trigon from his dimension, but the Sentinels of Magic were ready. They performed a counter-hex, placing a protective barrier around our realm.
The barrier trapped Trigon between his world and ours, resulting in the creation of an in-between dimension - the Gotham Wastelands a version of Gotham City that is rapidly approaching Hell. Players will see familiar Gotham landmarks, such as the Cathedral and Knightsdome, twisted,...
30w ago - Executive Producer Larry Liberty announced today that DC Universe Online: Origin Crisis PS3 DLC is bringing quantum powers to fans.
Below are the details, to quote: I'm thrilled to finally announce that Origin Crisis, the seventh DLC for DC Universe Online - goes live today. Origin Crisis is one of our most action-packed and, easily, our most challenging DLC to date, introducing some amazing group and solo missions.
It is the culmination of many important events, and represents some vital new practices for DC Universe Online. The storyline is fantastic, and reminiscent of some of the great comic book story arcs involving alternate universes and the characters that originate within them.
Who wouldn't want to meet the Council of Batmen or Council of Lex Luthors, and alter the origin of the most iconic characters in the DC Universe? Origin Crisis picks up where our third DLC, The Battle for Earth, left off - after heroes and villains united against Brainiac, stopping his plans to remake the multiverse in his image.
After Brainiac's defeat, Future Lex Luthor's designs on the Nexus of Reality and its promise of near-infinite power were revealed. The last we saw of that story, Future Batman arrived to stop Lex. It's been fifteen months since those events, and now we get to see...
45w ago - DC Universe Online Executive Producer Larry Liberty has announced that DC Universe Online Home Turf PS3 DLC is available today with details below, as follows:
Today our latest DLC pack - Home Turf - went live! Home Turf is our sixth DLC and brings with it the biggest addition to DC Universe Online since the launch of the game two years ago - Player Bases.
Bases are a player-created and controlled space that can be used as a venue of self-expression in addition to being a place for combat. Perhaps the most important part of your Base is the Mainframe. Through it, players can unlock several new abilities. In a lot of ways it's like having your very own Bat Computer.
The thing you're likely to notice when you first enter your Base is a terminal on the wall next to the front door. This is your Base's Control Panel, and by interacting with this you can relocate or rename your Base, or enter Decoration Mode.
Decoration Mode pops you into a first-person camera, allowing you to easily zoom around your Base, placing and moving items and amenities. The latter can include things like an R&D Station, Broker, Mailbox, or Bank. Basically, the things that you otherwise would need to visit a Safehouse or HQ to use - in the convenience of your own home.
64w ago - DC Universe Online Executive Producer Larry Liberty has shared details today on Hand of Fate - the new DC Universe Online PS3 DLC featuring heroic and villainous episodes.
To quote: Tomorrow, DC Universe Online's latest DLC pack, Hand of Fate, will go live. Hand of Fate is our fifth DLC pack, and it will be unlike anything we've offered to date. We're incredibly excited for you to check it out.
We have designed this DLC to get you and your friends fighting again in DCUO's open world. We want you back out there, battling in the DC Universe's most storied locations - Gotham City and Metropolis.
With the massive open world areas in the game, we felt it was time that we enriched these areas in unexpected ways to give you a deeper gameplay experience as you encounter the world and other players.
The content is high-fidelity, but serial in nature - our high-end players will definitely enjoy this. We have new group missions we call Operations, as well as more than 60 unique side missions.
Additionally, we have added the Utility Belt Attachments feature. This is a fun upgrade that will give you more flexibility in combat by allowing you to use more than just a single trinket or consumable item in your loadout, and will also give you more freedom to use some...