SCEE and SOE join up to bring DC Universe Online and The Agency MMOs to PlayStation 3.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has joined forces with Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) - developer of ground-breaking online Massive Multiplayer Online (MMOs) games, including the wildly popular EverQuest - to bring a whole new dimension to PlayStation 3.
Under the new agreement, SCEE will publish and distribute MMOs developed by SOE for PS3 throughout the PAL territories, publishing DC Universe and The Agency on behalf of SOE. The new arrangement allows SCEE to benefit from SOE's experience in a different area of game publishing, one which opens up a whole host of possibilities for PS3.
The games included in the agreement are The Agency, a fast-paced, action shooter set in an present day online persistent world of bullets, bomb blasts, and betrayal, and DC Universe Online, an action-focused superhero game in a fully realised DC Universe.
"This is an opportunity for SCEE and SOE to bring the best online experiences from PC gaming to the PlayStation 3 universe, the result of which will certainly benefit PlayStation fans," said David Reeves, President, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
DC Universe Online
Explore one of the greatest fictional universes in history - the world of DC comics. Create your own hero or villain and run loose across famous DC locations such as Gotham City and Metropolis, alongside legendary characters of good and evil including Superman, Batman, Huntress, Joker, Wonder Woman and Green Arrow, in scenarios written by DC writers and in an art style overseen by renowned DC artist Jim Lee.
Get your target in your sights with this dark, gritty, online action shooter, set in a persistent world of spies, mercenaries and double dealing for aspiring agents everywhere. As you rise through the ranks as a spy, through the various missions and in-depth story mode, you can build your own spy faction, recruiting new members to your cause.