- Sony Online Entertainment Executive Director of Development Lorin Jameson
has announced today that DC Universe Online for PS3 is going free-to-play!
To quote: What could possibly be better than battling with thousands of other players online in the first, and only, action MMO on the PS? How about battling FOR FREE?
That's right, DC Universe Online will soon be free to download from the PlayStation Store, and free-to-play with no monthly fees required.
So what's the catch? There is none. The entire game will be open for you to play for free. We have gotten a lot of feedback from gamers asking for an opportunity to play without a subscription requirement. So, that got us thinking about how to offer access to the game in a way that allows gamers to play their way.
We wanted something that would give players options. We know different types of gamers are playing - and want to play - DCUO, and we want each person to be able to play in a way that best fits their style. That's why we've created three levels of access to the game:
• Free Access
- Just like it sounds. Download and play the game for free. You also get all ongoing game updates (except DLC packs).
• Premium Access
- This next level of access opens up to you if you spend...