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Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm EST

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Heroes and Villains Have a Place to Call Home in Game's Sixth DLC
SAN DIEGO,  Jan. 29, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Heroes and villains must prepare to
defend their territory today as  Sony Online Entertainment, LLC (SOE) released 
Home Turf, the sixth downloadable content (DLC) pack for DC Universe Online 
(DCUO). Available now for download on the PC and PlayStation3 computer
entertainment system, Home Turf introduces a customizable Base system for the
first time to the popular massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. Players can
now customize their own Lair, which serves as both a Base and battleground for
new Lair PvP Battles. Through their Lair, players can harness new power and
combat abilities through their new Mainframe to use on the streets of  Gotham
City  and  Metropolis.

"Every hero or villain should have a Lair, so this is really fulfilling a major
fantasy for our players," said  Jens Andersen, Creative Director,  DC Universe
Online. "The introduction of Lair PvP Battles also adds an entirely new level of
action to the game, allowing players to thrash opponents in these new
round-based duels. Whether as a way for gamers to express themselves through
customization or to seek tactical advantage in combat, Lairs are rewarding for
both heroes and villains."

All DCUO players will have access to a Hideout, a low rent version of Lairs with
limited capabilities. The  Home Turf  DLC gives players two Lair Themes, with
four additional Lair themes that are accessible in the Marketplace, and with
more to come in the future. Players can customize their Lairs by collecting some
of the hundreds of available items through gameplay.

At the heart of a players' new Lair is the Mainframe, which gives access to
amazing new combat abilities that can be unlocked. Heroes and Villains can
acquire a devastating Orbital Strike, call in battle-hardened reinforcements,
acquire Supply Drops or unlock powerful new Mods. Additionally, a Lair can be
upgraded to provide conveniences such as mail, vendors and Broker.   

Along with the new Base system,  Home Turf  gives gamers access to new high end
solo content, with new missions at four iconic locations:  Stryker's Island, 
Arkham Asylum,  Steelworks  and  Ace Chemicals. Each location boasts new
exterior and interior content, instances and missions that breathe new action
into the environments. These areas each offer players 10 missions to complete
for 'Marks of War,' which they can use to purchase equipment, or convert to
'Marks of Triumph' in order to upgrade their Base Mainframe.  

DCUO's Home Turf  DLC pack is a free download for the game's Legendary members
and is now available for  $9.99 USD  to Free and Premium players via the
PlayStationNetwork, the in-game Marketplace, or for PC players via the
DCUniverseOnline.com website.

DCUO is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC
Entertainment. For more information about DCUO, visit: 
www.DCUniverseOnline.com.

For press assets, including box art, trailers and screenshots, visit:
http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=903.

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, DC Universe Online is available for the PC and the PlayStation3
computer entertainment system. DCUO Legendary access is available for a  $14.99 
monthly fee. 

About Sony Online Entertainment LLC
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®,Star Wars:  Clone Wars Adventures,  DC
UniverseOnline, and the recently launched  PlanetSide®2, 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  www.soe.com.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest, Champions of Norrath, PlanetSide and Free Realms
are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks
and trade names are properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and  MAD, is the
creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across
Warner Bros. Entertainment 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. In  January 2012, DC
Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions,
launched We Can Be Heroes-a giving campaign featuring the iconic  Justice League
 super heroes-to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the 
Horn of Africa.

SOURCE  Sony Online Entertainment Inc.


Tiana Rodriguez, Sony Online Entertainment, +1-858-577-3033,
trodriguez@soe.sony.com; Stacy Miles, Bender/Helper Impact, +1-415-847-4400,
stacy_miles@bhimpact.com

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