SAN DIEGO, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that the second downloadable content (DLC) pack for DC Universe Online, Lightning Strikes, is now available. Featuring the scarlet speedster, The Flash, and the introduction of the game’s eighth power set, Electricity Powers, the new DLC pack is available for download on both the PC and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
“The Flash is one of the premiere characters in the DC Universe and has long been a fan favorite,” said Jens Andersen, DCUO Creative Director, Sony Online Entertainment. “We’re excited to deliver a new and exciting adventure featuring The Flash with our latest DLC, Lightning Strikes. Players can participate in new solo and group content, new bounties, as well as interact with The Flash-themed characters and content – it’s pure action-charged fun.”
Lightning Strikes offers players new adventures with more intense action, over-the-top powers for epic battles and another legendary superhero for players to battle against or alongside on their journey to becoming the next legend. In addition to the new Electricity Power set, DC Universe Online players can now interact with The Flash-themed characters and content with new maps and features:
- Central City –Experience solo and group adventures with the all-new map.
- Flashback Duo –In the Flashback Duo, players can travel back in time to the very moment when Barry Allen became The Flashand battle foes inside the Central City Police Station.
- Electricity Powers – Players can now utilize the new Electricity Power set and use new types of healing powers and damage attacks in combat, including:
- Tesla Ball – Creates a floating ball of electricity that zaps nearby enemies
- The Shockwave – Shoots streams of electric bolts at enemies
- Ionic Drain – Drains energy from the environment to replenish a player’s health while simultaneously damaging surrounding enemies
- New Gear – Players can earn all-new gear sets including the new Zoom-inspired set for villains, and the new Black Lightning-inspired set for heroes.
- New Characters – Encounter new iconic DC Universe characters, including Livewire, Black Lightning, The Top, The Trickster, Static and much more.
DC Universe Online’s Lightning Strikes DLC pack is accessible for free for the game’s Legendary members and available for $9.99 USD for Free and Premium players from the PlayStation®Network, through the in-game Marketplace, and on the PC from the DCUniverseOnline.com website.