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DC Universe Online

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Daybreak Game Company
Release Date: Jan. 11, 2011 (US), Jan. 14, 2011 (EU)

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'DC Universe Online' (ALL) Celebrates 8th Anniversary With Freebies / In-Game Event

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2019 @ 10:21 a.m. PST

Daybreak has built a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

Lex Luthor has traveled back through time with news of a dire future: While the heroes and villains spent years battling amongst themselves, Brainiac has been feeding on their powers, building strength to return to Earth and destroy humanity. To change the future, Lex has come back to set off a device that bestows super powers to thousands of every-day citizens and give humanity a fighting chance. Can Brainiac be stopped, or is this another nefarious Lex Luthor plot?

As a traditional action-based MMO that combines fast-paced, twitch-based combat with an interactive physics system to deliver a new and unique gameplay experience, DC Universe Online brings the DC Universe to life, allowing players to create their own superheroes - or villains - and join forces with their favorite DC Comics characters to aid in saving – or destroying – the universe. 

DCUO offers a dramatic online setting where players can enter the DC Universe and battle alongside or against their favorite DC Comics heroes and villains including such icons as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Joker, as well as many other fan favorites such as Green Lantern, The Flash, Catwoman and Martian Manhunter. The action and drama will play out in such well-known locations as Gotham City and Metropolis among others.

DC Universe Online was created in the artistic vision of legendary comic book artist Jim Lee, and set within a world created by famous DC writers including Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman.


2018 marked a momentous year for DC Universe Online (DCUO) with three original episodes (Deluge, Teen Titans: Judas Contract, and Atlantis) filled with new content, stories, and worlds for players to explore.

Daybreak Games is celebrating DCUO’s 8th anniversary with special in-game gifts until January 31, 2019:

  • All-Player Gift: All players can log in and claim a free CR210 Character Advance which comes with the new and improved House of El 2019 gear suit and Episode 30: Earth 3!  

Everyone, log in to celebrate the DCUO 8th Anniversary and receive your FREE CR210 Character Advance. Get caught up on your main character, boost up an alt, or start a whole new adventure - it's up to you! This character advance comes with the new House of El 2019 gear suit, an Artifact Starter Pack, an Exobyte Cache to get your Augments up to date, Episode 30: Earth 3, about 85 skill points, and a grab bag of consumables. 

Plus, want the House of El 2019 style on your other characters? Pick it up through through Style Unlocking directly in the Style Menu after you have equipped it on any character. 

To claim your free CR210 Character Advance, you must log in between now and January 31, 2019. Once you have logged in, you may use the advance right away or save it for a later time. One per account. Additional CR210 Character Advances may be purchased at Character Creation or Character Select. 

  • Member Gift: Members can claim a special Member Appreciation Gift box, which includes an Artifact Cache, Nth Metal, Marks of Victory, and the all-new Brainiac Lair Theme!

Members get more. Starting today, Members can log in and claim a special Member Appreciation Gift box. Inside you will find the Member Gift Artifact Cache, which lets you choose any one of our fourteen artifacts, a ton of Nth Metal, Marks of Victory, and the all-new BRAINIAC LAIR THEME!

The Brainiac Lair Theme features the same updated layout and large room found in the Atlantean Lair, new visuals for Amenities, Armories, and Back-Up/Henchmen, and the sweet, sweet ambience of a Brainiac Harvester Ship. 

To claim your free Member Appreciation Gift, you must be a member and then log in between now and January 31, 2019. Players can upgrade to membership and log in to receive the Member Appreciation Gift. One per account.

Additionally, players can play all in-game content with Open Episodes, and access the annual Attack of the Anti-Monitor anniversary event (featuring new raids, missions, and rewards).

All players can play through Episode 32 (with increased loot lockout times) now through January 31, 2019. Log in, rank up, and get a taste of what you have been missing.

Open Episodes will run through January 31, 2019. Excludes Atlantis.

The Attack of the Anti-Monitor Anniversary Event is back, featuring open world missions, the Centennial Collapse raid, A World Past Hope and Fear solo, and a ton of new feats, styles, and rewards. Open your Mission Journal and look for "Monitoring the Situation," queue up for "Centennial Collapse in the On Duty menu, or use the Warp Menu to warp directly to the Metropolis Anti-Matter Invasion Zone.

New Styles and More!

  • Unlock a new style-only gear set inspired by Future Joker.
  • Look for the "Clown Prince" styles on the vendor for Qwardian Crowns.
  • Discover two new collections for a title and new Antimatter Aura.
  • Find new apocalyptic base items.

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