Today's Stat Revamp For DCUO Changes Everything

Jason Winter
By Jason Winter, News Editor July 26, 2017
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With all due respect to role-players and fashionistas, stats make the character in an RPG. From Dungeons & Dragons' six core stats to the sometimes overwhelming multitude of numbers in modern MMORPGs, stats are, to a degree, the most important things in any game.

When a game designer, in any field, decides to completely re-design its character stats system, it's not a decision that's made lightly -- but that's what's happening today in DC Universe Online.

The DCUO Stats Revamp changes "all numbers in the game and a major update to gameplay balance, combat, and progression." Everything is new: new player stats, new skill trees, new power trees, new NPC stats, and all powersets have been updated, with the goal of providing a new foundation for character progression. The Nature powerset even lets you summon puppies!

It's a lot to absorb, whether you're still actively playing DCUO or are looking to come back after a long time away. In either case, you'll have a lot of adjustment to do to keep up with all the changes. Read about them on the DCUO site.

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Jason Winter
Jason Winter, News Editor
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

Discussion (3)

Deathloche 5 years ago
Sounds interesting. I have recently started back playing. I can't wait to log in to see what they have done to my character

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