dc universe online

Official Site: DC Universe Online
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: January 11, 2011
Genre: Superhero Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, PS3, PS4

The Daily Grind: What MMO do you wish you could play on the Switch?

I love my Switch, but I feel starved for games to play on it, especially online games. Sure, there are a few out there,...

Massively Uplifting: Gamers and studios raise millions for Extra Life and other charities

Had enough of the tricks of October? How about some treats now that we're in November! Generous donations #forthekids were collected by gamers and...

DC Universe Online’s GU98 adds new items to the Second Chance Vendor and Resurgence Mega Capsules

If a resurgence returns, is it a re-resurgence? An ultrasurgence? A megasurgence? Instead of pondering portmanteaus, I'll instead just mention that Resurgence Mega Capsules...

Champions Online and DC Universe Online bring back their Halloween events

How, exactly, does a superhero -- a person who has to wear a costume -- celebrate a holiday when people wear costumes? By wearing...
Spookiness optional.

DC Universe Online kicks off the Witching Hour event for spooky celebration

As soon as you think about skeletons, they stop being particularly scary as monsters; they're just human beings without muscles or anything. A skeleton on fire...

One Shots: An oldie but a goodie

Last week's screenshot challenge to share pictures of older MMOs that still check out (visually, I mean) resulted in a small avalanche of

DC Universe Online celebrates 80 years of Batman with its 2019 Batman Day event

Yesterday, September 21st, was the third Saturday of September, which was officially Batman Day. This year's celebration is extra special owing to the fact...

The Game Archaeologist: The day Dungeons and Dragons Online dropped the free-to-play bomb

By 2009, the MMORPG genre had firmly established a norm for its business model. For over a decade, a monthly subscription -- usually $15...
Oh, look over there! It's MELT DISNEYWORLD.

DC Universe Online is going live with its most Metal update today

Yes, today is the day when DC Universe Online truly goes metal. Not because the update brings with it new headbanging mechanics and a...

Leaderboard: Do you buy the ‘Grand Daybreak Unification’ theory?

Yesterday, MMO blogger Wilhelm Arcturus of The Ancient Gaming Noob dropped a fun conspiracy theory in the comments of our

Daybreak registers a domain name for its possible splinter studio Rogue Planet Games

While all we've got is registrations and assumptions, it certainly looks like Daybreak Games is moving forward with some form of business plans. Our...

Daybreak previews DC Universe Online’s ‘Metal Part I’ update ahead of its September 12 launch

The last couple of news items to come out of DC Universe Online have been so much about game mechanics that...

DC Universe Online will be consolidating Artifact Catalysts with Game Update 97

In what appears to be DC Universe Online's continued effort to refine its systems, the devs have unveiled plans to consolidate...

DC Universe Online shares plans to adjust weapons and artifacts

The so-called Precision meta needs some work if a dev blog from the folks at DC Universe Online is to be believed....

Massively Overthinking: The first 10 minutes of an MMO

So here's the thing about Elder Scrolls games: Most of them start out with the same hook. From Morrowind to Oblivion to Skyrim, you...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 233: What WoW Classic slouches toward Bethlehem?

Justin and Bree discuss WoW and WoW Classic, LOTRO, Square Enix, Aion, DCUO, and Legends of Aria, with adventures in Chronicles of Spellborn, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on newbie onboarding and MMO end-of-life strategy.

First impressions of DC Universe Online – on the Nintendo Switch

Last week, DC Universe Online became one of the only MMOs on the Nintendo Switch, prompting many gamers to give it a...
But we're evil.

DC Universe Online drops on the Nintendo Switch today with GU96

It's about to be a good day for MMO players who've always wanted to play superheroes on their Nintendo handheld, as DC Universe...
Well, you are a bit weak for MMOs on the Switch.

DC Universe Online launches on the Switch tomorrow – here’s the official ‘Getting Started’ guide

For Nintendo Switch players, tomorrow will mark the start of DC Universe Online's availability for the console. For everyone else, it will be...

The Justice League turns dark in today’s DC Universe Online patch

Today DC Universe Online is stepping up its game with its Justice League Dark update. The centerpiece of this patch is the...