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 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.

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  1. Deathloche on July 26, 2017

    Sounds interesting. I have recently started back playing. I can’t wait to log in to see what they have done to my character

    • Mogar on July 26, 2017

      How is it now anyways? Last I played was back when the green lantern powers came out I think. It’s been several years.

      • The Fatman on July 27, 2017

        the game super active and got 15powers now with water power coming in agust, and stats revamp is amazing u can now use iconic skills and travelpower atacks insted of super powers,, makes game so much more fun to make ur own power deck with skills, and so on