Another day, another game being ported to the Nintendo Switch. If you were hoping for a port of the superhero MMO DC Universe Online, first released in 2011, you're in luck. Daybreak Games has announced today that the free-to-play MMO superhero game is coming this summer to the Nintendo Switch. The last console port of the game was on Xbox One in 2016, as we reported. The game is also available on PC, and PlayStation 4, but now players will be able to play on-the-go and experience the DC Universe in both handheld mode and TV mode on the Nintendo Switch.
Creative Director of DC Universe Online SJ Mueller enthused about the new release, saying it's been in their plans for a while.
Bringing such a massive online game to Nintendo Switch has been a dream come true. As soon as the Nintendo Switch released, the development team couldn’t help but wonder, what if…? Long story short, we are so excited for players to take their DC experience wherever they go.In DC Universe Online players can channel their inner superhero or villain and create a unique customizable character with a variety of superpowers. You'll experience thrilling and fast-paced battles alongside or against iconic DC characters such as Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, The Joker, and more. You'll explore immersive, story-driven adventures in Gotham City, Metropolis, Titans Island, Themyscira, Atlantis, and other famous DC universe locations.
DC Universe Online was developed with 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. Players and fans are able to enter the DC Universe as an active force for good or evil. It's a a massively multiplayer experience, delivering high-energy, physics-powered combat as players' own abilities are combined with the characters' abilities in a compelling and powerful action experience.
The Nintendo Switch release will release by Summer 2019. The game is already available for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Membership is available for a $14.99 monthly fee. You can find more information about the game on the official website. You can also follow the game in social media on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Twitch.
Are you looking forward to exerting your superpowers on the Nintendo Switch? Will the release breathe new life into the game? Let us know in the comments below!