DC Universe Online hits the Switch in just 3 days! As we near launch, the dev team behind the game has put together a FAQ specifically tailored to Switch. It contains all sorts of helpful info that will get you sorted out before the game launches. Check out the full FAQ below.
Q: When will DCUO launch on Switch?
A: DCUO will launch on Switch on August 6, 2019.
Q: Will DCUO on Switch be free-to-play?
A: Yes. As on other platforms, DCUO will be free-to-play on Switch.
Q: What is the download size for DCUO?
A: At launch, the download is expected to be 24 GB.
Q: Will all episodes, powers, and content be available at launch, or will it roll out over time?
A: All content will be available at launch, in parity with other platforms, including all episodes and powers.
Q: Will Nintendo Switch Online be required for play?
A: No, anyone can download, log into, and play DCUO online without purchasing Nintendo Switch Online.
Q: Is an internet connection required to play DCUO?
A: Yes, you must be connected to the internet to connect to the DCUO servers. Special care has been taken to ensure on-the-go play is as good an experience as docked in your living room. All you need is a little bit of wifi or even a mobile hotspot to connect and play.
Q: Will my account or characters transfer from other platforms to Switch?
A: No. Players will connect to DCUO using their Nintendo Accounts, which will not be linked to existing accounts.
Q: Will DCUO on Switch allow crossplay?
A: DCUO will launch on Switch with a brand-new, fresh server, separate from all other communities. We look forward to exploring crossplay options in the future.
Q: Will DCUO on Nintendo Switch offer membership?
A: Yes. As on other platforms, the game can be enjoyed free-to-play, with individual content purchases, or with membership, granting access to everything. Membership will automatically recur until cancelled.
Q: What is Marketplace Cash?
A: Marketplace Cash can be purchased on your Nintendo Switch console store, and is then used in-game to purchase any and all items from the in-game Marketplace.
Q: What are Loyalty Points?
A: Members receive several currency grants each month with their membership, including Loyalty Points. Loyalty Points are similar to Marketplace Cash, but are spent at a special Loyalty Vendor. The Loyalty Vendor and the Marketplace have identical offerings.