DC Universe finally went free to play two days ago, after a long wait and high anticipation it is finally here. That’s right, players can finally play this highly popular MMORPG completely free, well mostly. DC Universe Online combines all the popular worlds, locations and characters from the comics, movies and animated series. Explore the pages of your favourite comic in a fully realized 3D world, waiting for you to explore it however you please and maybe meet a few familiar faces along the way.
“We are confident that going free-to-play will expand the action combat experience of DC Universe Online by making the game more accessible to every type of player so they can choose to play the game their way,” said John Smedley, President, Sony Online Entertainment. “With a portfolio that includes three successful free-to-play games – EverQuest II: Extended, Free Realms and Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures – we have extensive knowledge and experience to apply to DCUO and are thrilled to be taking the game free-to-play today.”
Players will choose to side with one of their favourite heroes or villains to either save or destroy the planet. Shape your own hero and engage in physics based combat, pick up buses and throw them at enemies while flying between skyscrapers. Free to Play accounts receive access to the basic game but must purchase DLC packs and other premium features separately from the cash store, alternatively players can subscribe for a monthly fee to unlock all content. Stay tuned for a full review soon, right here at MMOGames.com
Free Access: New players now have access to the base game content in DC Universe Online, including Gotham City, Metropolis, and all current raids and alerts outside of DLC packs. Free Access provides players with the ability to create two characters, join a League and many other benefits. Free level players can also purchase DLC packs, additional character slots, and more in-game.
Premium Access: Any player who has spent at least $5 USD (including former paid subscribers and new players who have purchased $5 of in-game items) qualifies for the Premium Access level. Premium level players have more benefits available to them than the Free level player, including additional character slots, additional inventory slots, and higher cash limits. DLC packs, additional character slots, and more can be purchased in-game. All previous subscribers are granted Premium Access automatically.
Legendary Access: Legendary Access provides the most content, features and benefits of the three access levels. Loaded with enhanced features, Legendary Access is available for a $14.99 USD monthly fee (multi-month discounts are available) and includes access to all DLC packs at no cost, more than 16 character slots, over 60 inventory slots, the ability to form Leagues, and many other benefits.
Visit the Official DC Universe Site to find out more!