DC Universe Online is a high-quality MMORPG developed by Sony Online Entertainment that recently transitioned into a free to play business model. Set in the comic fiction DC Universe, players fight alongside and against DC Universe superheroes to prevent the destruction of Earth from supervillain, Brainiac. DC Universe Online is the only next-generation massively multiplayer online action game that delivers unparalleled physics-powered combat set in the DC Universe™. This genre-defining game puts the power of the DC Super Heroes and villains into the palm of your hands…
DC Universe Online Key Features
Super Combat – Experience the power of visceral combat where you control every blow your character strikes, delivering a level of action that is unparalleled in the MMO segment.
Choose Your Side – You can play as either a hero or villain, and battle to save or conquer the universe.
All The DC Heroes – Fight alongside or against your favorite DC heroes and villains including Batman, The Joker, Superman, Wonder Woman and others… The next legend is YOU!
Brilliant Art – Experience the intensity of a world created in the artistic vision of legendary comic book artist Jim Lee.
Realistic Movement – Take advantage of the state-of-the-art physics engine and use objects in the world around you as weapons, including even your enemies!
Make Your Own Hero – Players will create their own custom DC-style hero or villain, each with a unique look and combination of superpowers.
Super Adventures – Embark on heroic or villainous story-driven adventures penned by famous DC writers including Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman.
Explore the DC Universe – Walk the darkened streets of Gotham City, investigate the mysteries of the futuristic cityscape of Metropolis and travel to legendary locations including Arkham Asylum and the Justice League of America’s Watchtower.
- CPU:CPU / Processor: P4 3.0GHz or AMD equivalent
- RAM:1 GB
- HDD:30 GB
- Video:nVidia 7800+, or ATI (AMD) 1950 or greater
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