DCUO PC Legendary Membership Benefits Change

From the February 3rd, 2014, PC Legendary Members will noticed important change, instead of receiving 500 Station Cash monthly, they will receive in-game currency called Loyalty Points. Each month they will be granted $5 USD worth of Loyalty Points, which can be spent on Marketplace items at a special Loyalty Vendor. DLC packs will not be purchasable with Loyalty Points.
 
This will not impact PlayStation 3 players, since they will continue to use the Loyalty system. This affects anyone who is currently receiving Station Cash every month, and with this change they will move to a Loyalty Point system.
 
Your Station Cash balance will be completely unaffected and there will still be plenty of Station Cash items available for purchase. This change affects the current benefit of receiving 500 Station Cash monthly, and will be replaced with a similar program that grants Loyalty Points.
 

Source: DCUO Forums

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DCUO enabled 30 days of Legendary Membership for past members

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During the upcoming holidays, most of DCUO Former Legendary Members will dive back into the world of DC Universe Online. The main reason is a stunning offer available to former subscribers that were active and paid for at least one billing cycle between January 11, 2011 and December 10, 2013.

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War of the Light next DCUO’s DLC Pack

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According to Jens Andersen, DCUO’s Creative Director, the first part of DCUO’s DLC Packs will feature new 4-man and 8-man Operations, new Legends characters, and a new power – Rage.

Rage Powers

First, let me say I was blown away by the job Spord and company did with this new power. I think you’re going to love it. Rage is a Tank/Damage power, and offers a whole new tanking mechanic that simply looks amazing. It’s a unique power with a unique twist that is new to DCUO.

Rage powers are inspired by the Red Lanterns, who draw heir power from the Red Light of the Emotional Spectrum – a light associated with Rage. Heroes and villains will be able to wield this light using a special type of power ring only found in DCUO, which was first introduced when we created Light powers for the game. This new red power ring will tap into the the Rage of the emotional spectrum to create energy blasts, deadly blood plasma attacks, and even some vicious constructs. Most importantly, it allows player characters to retain control of their reason, much like Atrocitus or Guy Gardner, so that they can make their own moral choices – will they wield this light with righteous fury or be driven by vengeance and petty anger? That choice will be yours.

Rage offers players the usual Damage stance that comes with all powers, and this one is might based, so spec your characters accordingly if you like to lay down the damage. It also has a Tank stance, with the exciting new mechanic called “Rage Crash.” Players can activate certain abilities to send them into a state of extreme rage. When in this state, any damage taken is instantly healed. This effect lasts for the duration of the ability, and once the ability fades, all of the damage taken during that time is instantly reapplied to the character. This event is called “Rage Crash.” Other powers can be activated to mitigate the damage hit when the Rage Crash occurs or, even better, skilled players can activate rage combos that will render them immune to the effects of Rage Crash.

If you truly master rage powers, and everything goes right, you are a beast of a tank. But it’s a system fraught with danger, so deciding whether you want to go for complete Rage Crash immunity or mitigation will lead to a variety of new tactics for players (and for their healers!). It is extremely cool and really represents the emotions of the power it seeks to emulate. I know you will enjoy it.
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DCUO Game Update 31


The latest DCUO game update 31 announced for November 12th, introduces several updates in preparation for DC Universe Online’s release on PS4. Downtime is expected to last about 4 hours.

Art Update!

  • In preparation for DC Universe Online’s release on PS4, we did a considerable amount of work polishing and adding additional detail to all environments raising the visual fidelity for PC and PS3.
  • Pillars of Hades in the Robinson Park area of Gotham City have been altered to better fit the landscape and fiction of the area.
  • Centennial Park has been updated to show the destruction caused by S.T.A.R. Labs ships crashing into the park. This change was made to better reflect the fiction of the area.
  • Little Bohemia Queensland Boardwalk floating platforms in Metropolis have been lowered to make them more accessible to Superspeed and Acrobat characters.
  • Added additional environment effects in Gotham City and Metropolis.
  • Fixed environment art bugs throughout the game.

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DCUO Sons of Trigon Investigation, Briefings and Collections

The latest DC Universe Online DLC8 – Sons of Trigon, brings out the following Investigation, Briefings and Collections:
 

 
We would like to say a big thank you to Viktor for finding all locations for investigation and briefings and sending us the screenshots, and Starbuk, Stable and Twisted Titan for posting all rewards.

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DCUO Coming to PS4 Causes Game Engine Upgrade

During GamesCom 2013 we had the pleasure of talking with Mr. Larry Liberty, Executive Producer of DCUO, and during this session we managed to find out about several updates to DC Universe Online that are caused by game’s release on Playstation 4. Watch the video bellow for full details about all the engine updates we’ll see in DCUO and here’s a quick recap:

  • Major UI updates
  • Smartphone app
  • Players data system (similar to Planetside 2 system)
  • Antialiasing on PC
  • Community questions answered (as submitted to our twitter)

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DCUO Sons of Trigon Release Date

Trigon will rise with the launch of Sons of Trigon on September 3, 2013! Plus, players with Legendary Memberships get early access starting next week!
 
Sons of Trigon will be DCUO’s 8th DLC Pack, featuring the rise of Trigon, new Celestial powers, an open world version of Gotham City reduced to a wasteland, new small group and solo content, an all-new alert, and more. From stunning visuals to immersive storylines to deepening gameplay, Sons of Trigon has it all.
 

  • Players with Legendary Memberships will get early access to the DLC Pack starting next week.
  • Sons of Trigon will be available in the Marketplace or online starting September 3rd (US PC, US PS3, and EU PC) or September 4th (EU PS3).
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State of the Game and Future of DCUO

It’s been a year since we first met in person with Larry Liberty and Jens Andersen at last year’s GamesCom. It is with great pleasure that we got to see Mr. Lawrence Liberty again, a year later, at Gamescom 2013. We got to sit down and hear an overview of things in DCUO so far and get to find out a bunch of new reveals of the upcoming content and additions to DCUO.
 
DLC 8 will launch within a months time, on September 3rd, but Legendary members will have early access as soon as next week. Players can expect to see updates the will alternate between large group content updates and small group/solo updates. We will see league lairs, armories (place to save your item set along with skill build), new legendary characters and for the next two years we can expect 3 new storylines explored including the lantern core storyline, amazonian storyline and old Gods storyline! All of that and more in the State of the game and future of DCUO presentation by Mr. Larry Liberty:
 

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DCUO Game Update 29 Patch Notes

With latest game update 29 players may notice the following changes:

Abductions in Metropolis and Gotham City!
Mysterious cults are abducting citizens in Gotham City and Metropolis. Track The Age of Sin Begins” in your Mission Journal to find out more.

Legends Power Cost Balance!
We have re-evaluated and balanced ability power cost across all Legends characters. The most noticeable differences will be felt when playing more recently released Legends characters, who had abilities with power costs higher than intended.

Enhanced Paradox Wave Loot!
We have enhanced the gear rewards from the Paradox Wave Raid to be more in line with the difficulty the raid presents. All items that drop from the Paradox Wave Raid have had their item levels raised from level 86 to 87, and 87 to 88 respectively. This will affect gear that players have already earned from this Raid.
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DCUO Booster Bundle available in the Marketplace

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Booster Bundle will be available for a limited time in the Marketplace on US PC & US PS3 servers from August 13 to August 26, and on EU PS3 server from August 14 to August 27, 2013. This Marketplace bundle gives players a discount on some of our most useful items and a bonus, random Aura. Available Auras include the new Plasmic Aura exclusive only to this bundle.
 
This pack includes: 6 R&D Scanners, 8 Radar Enhancers, 5 Proto Repair Bots, 500 Replay Badges, 5 Vault Tickets, and an Aura Reward Box that may include the new Plasmic Aura, exclusive to this bundle! Only available for a limited time

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