WHAT: Braniac is back and on a mission to take control of
Superman's most sacred hideout, the Fortress of Solitude, in DC Universe
Online's (DCUO) latest game update. Join forces with Superman and Lex Luthor as
they reluctantly team up to ward off Braniac's attempt to use the Kryptonian
technology inside the Fortress to destroy the Earth.
Players will jump into the first of a three-part group combat raid where the
battle is already underway and the arctic Fortress is under siege by Braniac and
his minions. Superman and Lex Luthor will lead players through the maze of ice
caverns that lead to the Fortress's entrance as they battle against the powerful
forces controlling the icy base.
Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the critically acclaimed DC
Universe Online is the first massive online action game made for the PC and the
PlayStation3 featuring real-time combat action where players control every
move. In the game, players are invited to step into the DC Universe and create
their own customized super hero or villain, and join forces to fight alongside
or against their favorite DC icons. Now available, the Fortress of Solitude
content update is included at no additional charge for all active DC Universe
Online PC and PlayStation 3 Computer Entertainment System subscriptions.The new
content update for DCUO includes:
Fortress of Solitude Game Update Features:
- Fortress of Solitude Eight - Man Group Combat Raid: Follow
Superman and Lex Luthor as they team up to defeat Braniac and regain control
of the Fortress of Solitude. Players will earn Marks of Distinction good
towards purchasing new gear in the Watchtower or Hall of Doom.
- New Gear & Loot: Part one of this three part raid series will
introduce a new high level gear set featuring three Kryptonian-inspired
armor sets, heroes' suits with Superman's "S" logo, and villains will have a
"Z" logo for "Zod", as well as two Braniac inspired PvP armor sets.
- Fortress of Solitude PvP Deathmatch Arena: For the true PvP
lover, players can test their skills along with seven other friends in the
first PvP Deathmatch Arena.
New Hard Mode Alerts:
- Hard Mode: Harder version requires four people and offers Tier 2
- Batcave Group Combat Raid Hard Mode: The original Batcave Raid
that launched with the game is now also available as a four-player Group
- HIVE Hard Mode Alert: Now offered in a "Hard Mode" version, the
HIVE Alert takes the challenge to a whole new level of fun and rewards
players with Marks of Distinction.
WHEN: The game update is available now for download.
For more information about DC Universe Online, visit
About DC Universe Online
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
For the first time, players and fans will be able to enter the DC Universe as an
active force for good or evil. A massively multiplayer experience, DC Universe
Online delivers unparalleled high-energy, physics-powered combat that brings the
player's extraordinary powers to life.
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.
Rated T for Teen with Mild Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes and
Violence, DC Universe Online is available for PC and PlayStation 3 for the
suggested retail prices of $49.99 and $59.99, respectively. Purchase of the game
includes one 30-day game membership for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions
available thereafter for $14.99. For players of the PC version of the game, DCUO
is included in SOE's all-in-one Station Access subscription.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in
massively multiplayer online games. Best known for its blockbuster hits and
franchises, including EverQuest, EverQuest II, Champions of Norrath,
PlanetSide, Free Realms, Clone Wars Adventures, and DC Universe Online, SOE
creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for virtually all
platforms, including the PlayStation3 Computer Entertainment System, Personal
Computer, and mobile devices. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., SOE is
building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of the interactive
entertainment space through creative development and inspired gameplay design
for audiences of all ages. To learn more, visit
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and
distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all
current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming
for both internal and third party game titles.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to such iconic DC Comics properties as Superman, Batman,
Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, MAD Magazine, and Fables, is the
creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and
Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros.
divisions to unleash its superheroic characters across all media, including but
not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and
interactive games. Publishing over 1,000 comic books, graphic novels and
magazines each year, DC Comics is the largest English-language publisher of
comics in the world.