DC Universe Online’s The Battle For Earth
introduces new level 30 Daily Solo Missions, new Tier 2 Duos, a new
Tier 3 Alert, new Tier 4 Raids, Earth Powers, and new rewards including
gear inspired by Brainiac technology, mythical creatures, and ancient
New Level 30 Daily Solo Missions!
citizens are wreaking havoc in South Gotham. Stop them at all costs!
Look for “Threat in South Gotham” in your Mission Journal.
New Tier 2 Duos!
Gotham has been shaken by Brainiac’s invasion. Enter Brainiac’s
containment fields to sabotage Brainiac’s plans! Look for “Gotham
Hospital”, “Riverfront Center” & “Riverside Hotel” under Duos in
your On Duty menu.
New Tier 3 Alert!
Gotham Courthouse - Brainiac’s Union has set up a reprogramming center
at the steps of the Gotham City Courthouse. Disrupt their workflow and
take down their Union leaders! Look for “Order in the Court” in your
New Tier 4 Raids!
Gates of Tartarus - Stop Brainiac’s latest deadly plan on Wonder
Woman’s home island. Look for “Battle for Themyscira” in your Mission
The Prime Battleground - Engage in the ultimate final
battle against Brainiac and his Prime Avatars! Look for “The Omega and
the Alpha” in your Mission Journal.
Earth as your power type or choose “Geo-Force” or “Terra” if you want
to be "inspired.” Earth powers can be used for both Tanking and Damage
roles and have two ability trees, Geokinesis and Seismic.
gives players the ability to shape earthen constructs to crush enemies
and reinforce allies. New damage transfer mechanics give Earth users a
unique way to swing the tide of battle by redirecting damage away from
allies and onto themselves – or even away from themselves and onto their
Seismic empowers players, allowing them to call
mighty earth shaking forces that rattle and daze opponents. The
Aftershock mechanic allows players to extend the effect of some Seismic
powers so that your attacks keep rolling like an avalanche.
DC Universe™ Online Introduces Research & Development System in Eighth Game Update
WHAT: Every hero (and villain) needs a finely-tuned arsenal to succeed, and now DC Universe Online has just the right system! All DCUO players now have access to the all-new Research & Development (R&D) system. This new system allows players to create new and powerful items.
Research & Development
brings Equipment Mods - a new type of item that will socket into
players' existing gear to give them a stat and combat rating increase.
Players can use different Equipment Mods to increase various stats,
allowing them to further customize their gear to suit their needs. In
addition, players will be allowed to make superior consumables that not
only restore health and power, but also provide a stat buff.
Upon reaching level 10, players will be directed to their respective faction's R&D contact in the Watchtower or Hall of Doom for an introduction to the R&D system. R&D
parts, Stations and Vendors can be found throughout the game so that no
matter what players do, they will be able to make use of the new
There are four elements of this system, including:
More details about the R&D system can be found here: DC Universe Online Research & Development.
WHEN: The Research & Development game update is now available as a free download for players at all three access levels: Free, Premium and Legendary.
DC Universe Online is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Entertainment. For more information about DC Universe Online, visit www.DCUniverseOnline.com.
Spooktacular is Here!
The 2011 Spooktacular begins Monday October 24th! Players should check
their journals to find a mission which will take them into the
Scarecrow's dark lair. You'll find Spooky Tokens each time you defeat
him which can be exchanged at Skeets' Boo-tique located in the The Tap
Room Safehouse and GPCD 9th Precinct. Earn new style items, fun
trinkets, and tricks you can use to impress and outwit your friends.
This is for a limited time only so enjoy theses creepy rewards while you
New Radial Menu added! To use, hold down Esc/Backslash/Start and move the mouse or analog stick to highlight an option and release to select. The Radial menu will close if the Radial menu button is released without choosing an option.
New Welcome Message Screen added! Please
check for important DC Universe Online messages, including the latest
patch notes, in the Welcome Message screen. To access, select Welcome
Message on the Character Select screen.
New items added to the Marketplace! A new shipment of exciting items has arrived in the Marketplace. To access, select the Marketplace icon on your PDA or Radial Menu.
New Alert! – The HIVE Moon Base Alert is now available as a Tier 2 Hard Mode. Look for it under Alerts: Hard T2 in your On Duty menu.
– Enter the Fortress of Solitude and defeat The Avatar of Meta! Look
for Fortress of Solitude: The Avatar of Meta under Raids in your On Duty
New PVP Arena! – Players can now
battle against each other in a simulation of The Batcave. Look for The
Batcave (2 vs. 2) under Arenas: PVP in your On Duty menu.
– Use the Action menu to challenge another player or turn on Dueling
Mode and allow anyone to challenge you. For players who don’t want to
participate you can turn off Duel invites in the action menu.
- Having trouble finding room for that third set of gear? Players will
find even more room available in the Bank and in their Inventory.