I’ve never played World of Warcraft, because I thought that it was stupid and a total waste of time. Now that I see this, though, I realize that it just wasn’t the right kind of nerdy for me. This DC Universe thing, I can totally get behind.
Though the increase hasn’t manifested without its share of problems, Sony’s DC Universe Online MMO has definitely recruited some new players — like, a ton of them. According to Sony Online Entertainment’s executive director of entertainment Lorin Jameson, “DC Universe Online’s transition to free-to-play has been welcomed by the community and gamers with heroic enthusiasm. In just one week alone, 1 million new players have joined DCUO, with a 50/50 split between PC and PS3.”