OnRPG Shotgun News 1/7/13: DCUO, Age of Empires, and Champions Online
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Elder Scroll
Hi everyone! Welcome to more Shotgun News. This is the first update in 2013 because I was busy putting my feet up and slaying dragons. But now I’m back so expect more daily news from the MMO universe.
DCUO Shows Off New Housing System
In a live stream on Friday SOE revealed the new player housing system coming with the Home Turf DLC which is scheduled for release sometime early this year. During the 19 minute stream the audience were treated to an early look at the feature. As well as the news that even free players would get a little slice to call their own.
Age of Empires Updates No Longer “Cost Effective”
Microsoft has announced that due to cost cutting players would no longer receive updates to Age of Empires Online. Customer support, community challenges, and bug fixing will still take place. But the expensive top tier content that has been published until now has come to an end.
Champions Mega Event Brings New Costumes and More
A new mega event will be starting on Friday, January 11th with a new planned release every two weeks for two months straight. In addition to missions a free costume piece will be given away and the new Grav Bike Arsenal lockbox.