DC Universe Online (DCUO) is a free-to-play action combat massive multiplayer online game set in the fictional universe of DC Comics. Developed by Daybreak Game Company and co-published by Daybreak Game Company and WB Games, the game was released on January 11, 2011.
The player creates a new, original character that interacts with the iconic heroes and villains of DC Comics. Players choose their character’s faction (Hero or Villain), gender (male or female), body type (short, medium, tall, spey, athletic, large), personality (comical, flirty, powerful, primal, serious), movement mode (flight, acrobatics, speed or skimming), weapon, and power (fire, ice, gadgets, mental, nature, sorcery, earth, light, electricity, rage, quantum, celestial, munitions, atomic, and water). Numerous hair, skin, and costume types are available, and up to 4 colors can be applied to the color scheme palette. Pre-built templates, inspired by some key DC characters, are available to expedite the character creation process.