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Game Update 25 is live!

Posted on 04-23-2013

Game Update 25 is live on all servers!

Spring is in the air!

Poison Ivy is once again back to wreak havoc on the people of Gotham! This year we've added a new boss fight where players will be sent to the depths of Gotham's sewers to confront (Villains) or cure (Heroes) Swamp Thing! With the boss fight, we've added two new Feats, new Spring-themed base items and a new Spring-themed style item. Additionally, many new Spring themed base items are available for purchase from the seasonal vendor!

Villains can learn more about Poison Ivy's plans by speaking to her in the Hall of Doom's Pit, while Heroes can speak to Swamp Thing in the Watchtower's Aquacultural Area to help bring down Ivy and her minions. Speak to Veronica Cale (Villains) or Doctor Sarah Charles (Heroes) to find out more about taking on Swamp Thing!

Origin Crisis Teaser!

Future Batman has sent a series of messages back in time, hoping that someone – anyone – will hear these warnings, and heed them! Be the first to find all of his warnings with this new Origin Crisis teaser Player Brief!

Marketplace Improvements

We have streamlined our Marketplace interface by consolidating items and by adding a few new categories; DLC, On Sale, and Suits. The On Sale category will provide players an easy way to see all items that are on sale. This category will only be present when a sale is occurring. In the Suits category, we have organized certain style items into sets. If you already own pieces from a set, but not the full set, you can still purchase the new bundled suit item to receive the rest of the pieces you do not own.

Base Tracking Improvements

We have added Base Tracking to our Map UI, giving players a better, more efficient way to manage the bases they have access to. Using the Base Tracking option, players can pick and choose which bases they want to see, and these choices will dynamically update on the Map. The tracker will also allow you to see the position of bases of a city you aren't currently in. Any settings made with the tracker persist, so you do not have to update your choices between login sessions.

Chat Visibility Improvements

The Chat UI window will now remain up and available for players to switch between when opening other UIs, such as the PDA. PC players can simply click between the focused UI and the Chat window. PS3 players can toggle between using the SELECT button. You can even now use chat while knocked out – PS3 players can still use the SELECT button, while PC players will need to hit the / (slash) key.

Respec Tokens are now Account Bound!

All respec token types have been converted to Account Bound items and can now be traded to any other character on your account.

Exobyte Recovery

Exobyte Recovery allows players to take Mods that they have constructed and break them back down into Exobytes. This process can be performed at any Research and Development station and can even recover Exobytes from Mods that have already been slotted in your equipment! Players will also need to acquire Recovery Kits to breakdown Mods. These kits vary in quality: lesser kits will be sold from vendors, while better kits are awarded from Arena and Legends Champion's Prize boxes or by making your own kits. Kits and kit plans are available for purchase at your local R&D vendor.

New Weapon Tree Stats!

All weapon trees now have four new six-point skill traits available that will give players a new way to boost existing stats.