The first major addition to the title since it went free-to-play last month, the $9.99 (for Premium and Free players) "Lightning Strikes" downloadable content delivers a new Flash-centric adventure, a corresponding playable Central City map, new electricity powers, new gear and in-game appearances Black Lightning, Professor Zoom, Static, Livewire, The Top, The Trickster and others. The DLC pack also adds new bounties to the game, putting players in charge of capturing various heroes or villains depending on their costumed leanings.
Hang on … Black Lightning? So, that means Tony Isabella, creator of the character and "America's most beloved comics writer and columnist," will be getting a check, right? The owners of Milestone Media will get some sweet ching from Static being there, right?
Moving on … best of all, here's some video for your amusement, to show you some of what you'll be getting …
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[Source: Comics Alliance]