Bangkok and Singapore, 15 July 2014 - Today Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited ("Asiasoft") announced the start of DC Universe™ Online service for PC platform in Southeast Asia region, from 15 July 2014, 1300hrs (GMT +8).
DC Universe Online is a Free-to-Play Massively Multiplayer Online Action Game set in the popular DC Comics universe. Player gets to create his/her own powerful Hero or Villain and to experience story-driven action combat gameplay as he/she fights alongside and against legendary characters such as Batman, Superman, Lex Luthor and The Joker.
Developed by the award winning development team at Sony Online Entertainment and licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, DC Universe Online was developed in close collaboration with key creative talents at DC Entertainment, including Jim Lee (currently Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment) as the game's Executive Creative Director and Geoff Johns (currently Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment) and Marv Wolfman as two of the game's story writers.
"The DC Comics universe has many characters that are popular in Southeast Asian countries, such as Batman, Superman and The Joker, and Asiasoft is proud to partner with Sony Online Entertainment to bring award-winning super-heroes and super-villain gameplay experience in this region," said Quach Dong Quang, Regional Product Director (RPG/Casual) of Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited. "As DC Universe Online is the first western free-to-play MMOARPG to be published in this region, the game is in line with Asiasoft's key strategy to provide top titles to gamers in Southeast Asia."
DC Universe Online's Closed Beta Testing (CBT) ran from 26th June 2014 till 30th June 2014. Players who participated in CBT are able to continue their progression immediately, as there is no character reset after CBT ended. During launch period, players are encouraged to boost up two characters to level 30 for the chance to win a pair of round trip flight fare and accommodation to attend SOE Live (https://www.soe.com/soelive), happening in mid-August at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas. For more information on the lucky draw, please visit: http://dcuo.playpark.com/en/soelive/.
For more information about the English version of DC Universe Online and to download game client, please visit http://dcuo.playpark.com/en/ and for more information on the game's community activities, please visit the game's official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PlayDCUO. The game is also available in Thai language and Thai players can read more information and download the game client at: http://dcuo.playpark.com/th.
About Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited
Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited ("Asiasoft") is a leading regional online entertainment service provider in Southeast Asia with dominant market share in the region covering Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines. The company was established in Thailand in 2001 and is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand since 2008. The Asiasoft Group invests in online games publishing, online game development, game portal services (www.playpark.com and www.playfps.com) and other IT related businesses. The Group has more than 86 million registered user accounts and 49 active online games from various international content partners.
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.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games and emergent gameplay. Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises such as EverQuest®, EverQuest®II, PlanetSide®2, DC Universe™ Online, and the highly-anticipated H1Z1™, Landmark™ and EverQuest Next™, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for a variety of platforms.
To learn more, visit www.soe.com.
H1Z1, EverQuest, PlanetSide, and Landmark are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.
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 platforms, including console, handheld, mobile 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.