LIVE BLOGGING THE DC UNIVERSE ONLINE ANNOUNCEMENT
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7:30 Eastern Time (4:30 Pacific): DCUO official announcement should be starting soon.
7:37 Still Nothing
7:38 WE HAVE SOUND
7:39 Next Tuesday is the Launch Date, November 1st
7:40 November 1st Free to Play will start
7:41 http://www.stickam.com/sonyonline if you want to hear the announcement live
7:43 free to download, free to play $5 Premium Level (increased inventory and character slots)
7:44 Game and servers will be back up on November 1st
7:47 Game will take up 15 GB on the PS3, 20 GB need to be free to download.
7:48 DCUO will go digital only, copies will not be able to be purchased in retail stores.
7:50 Usability Pass will allow uses to selectively set up their Queue, Hopefully speeding up loading.
7:51 DCUO working to improve the queuing interface “more intuitive and easier to use” Hopefully these will be available with the next updates
7:53 Subscribers will be automatically upgraded to Legendary staus for the remainder of their subscription when the game goes FTP.
7:54 You will be able to test every aspect of the game as a free player “the whole game will be open” DLC will be additional, not open to free players without additional download.
7:55 Looking at additional benefits for Legendary players.
7:56 No changes to respect tokens, want to make sure flexibility is given to the players, but also recognize previously created world. Do not want “flavor of the month” changes.
7:57 Free players can participate in raids with NO RESTRICTIONS! Free to play players will not own DLC, once they purchase a DLC they will be upgraded to Premium status.
7:59 Lots of questions about cross platform gaming on the twitter feed
8:01 Thursday of next week, after Free to play goes live, there will be a “tweet chat”
8:02 Thursday the 3rd 4:30 Pacific 7:30 Eastern, @DCUOFTP questions for free to play, to be answered next week.
8:03 Thats it, next Tuesday, November 1st, DCUO will go Free To Play, so excited, if you have questions or need clarification send it my way @joshartrip.