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First DLC pack for DC Universe Online coming September 6th

Posted by: Russell at 9/1/2011 6:32 PM
Sony Online Entertainment announced today that they'll be releasing their first DLC pack for DC Universe Online on September 6th.  The pack, titled "Fight for the Light", will introduce DC Comics legend The Green Lantern as well as the game's seventh power set, Light.  Players will be able to join the Green Lantern Corps or Sinestro Corps as reservist members while helping to restore balance to the universe.  What's more is that Sony is offering the DLC for free to all active subscribers.



First DLC Pack for DC Universe™ Online
 "Fight for the Light" to be Released September 6

 Current Players to Receive New DLC Pack, FREE!

WHAT: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today it will release the highly anticipated DLC package - "Fight for the Light" - for its hit online action game DC Universe™ Online (DCUO) on September 6 in the United States. SOE will also provide the new DLC pack as a FREE download to all active subscribers as a way to thank its loyal players.

Introducing DC Comics legend The Green Lantern and the game's seventh power set (Light), the "Fight for the Light" pack allows players to join the Green Lantern Corps or Sinestro Corps as reservist members while helping to restore balance to the universe.

Along with interactions with Green Lantern based favorites and foes, players will be launched into multiple action-packed scenarios, including an epic battle for control in S.T.A.R. Labs, a light-to-light showdown with the Red Lantern Corps in Coast City, and a chaotic prison break at Sciencells Prison.

DC Universe Online is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Entertainment and is the first massively multiplayer online action game made for the PC and the PlayStation®3 featuring real-time combat action where players control every move. Green Lantern offers another exciting superhero for PC and PS3 players to join forces with in their epic battles online, following DCUO's ongoing combat missions featuring other DC Comics legends such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker and Lex Luthor.

WHEN: The Fight for the Light DLC pack will be available for FREE on September 6 to all active DC Universe Online subscribers in the U.S.

For more information about DC Universe Online, visit: www.DCUniverseOnline.com.

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 Luthor plot?

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.

About SOE
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 a variety of platforms. SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of online worlds through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages. To learn more, visit http://www.soe.com.

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 iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, 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 stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.