DC Universe Online has been the go-to multiplay free-to-play superhero game on the market. Today is has released its Episode 35: Metal Part 1 which is based on DC's Dark Nights: Metal comic book series. This is your chance as a player to experience the Dark Multiverse that lies just under the glory of the heroes we know. \n \nThis is the first of two episodes which are large-scale events for players to interact with. Special loot, characters, and power-ups will be available through the event. This is truly the time to experience the iconic legends of this world, battling against the heroes you know and love. \n \nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=SRW7cClTMmk \n \nThe story for this episode follows Batman as he has breached the barrier between our world and the Dark Multiverse. Shortly after, in true Batman fashion, he disappears completely leaving the gate wide open. \n \nInside the breach, a storm of Dark Knights hell-bent on revenge is taking on our world. These twisted versions of Batman will stop at nothing to defeat the heroes in our world, but many questions are left for players to explore. What is the Dark Multiverse? How can the Dark Knights be stopped? Will Batman come back? \n \nMany of the answers lie in a rare form of Metal that the Dark Knights need. This Metal must be found and returned to their world before ours melts into total darkness. Part 1 will have a large-scale feel to it with level-agnostic event versions allowing players level 15 and up to experience the new content. \n \nNew and returning heroes and villains will be in the game including The Red Death, The Merciless, and The Batman Who Laughs. The story can be experienced in single-player and multiplayer adventures set in twisted locales as our universe slowly descends into darkness. \n \nNew suits and gear will be rewarded to players along with base items to customize your own game. This dark development will take all the work and effort of a true superhero, so be prepared for a long encounter. If you are a DC fan, this game is a perfect free addition to your collection. It follows many of the stories found only in the comic books allowing fans to see even more of their beloved DC Universe. \n \nDC Universe Online is available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Part 2 of this event will be released in December 2019, and as always the events are free to all players.