The lastest update to has brought with it a new research and development system allowing players to craft their own items. Items can be created that increase your stats, as well as act as medicines that restore power and health.
Equipment Mods are also included in the update, allowing you to attach such items to your to equipped gear and improve your stats fruthers.
Once at level 10 you will have access to your faction’s R&D tutor in either the Hall of Doom or Watchtower who will provide an overview of the system. Thereafter, Stations, Vendors and R&D component parts can be located throghout the game.
The Research & Development game update is free for Free, Premium and Legendary subscribers and contains the following:
Finding and Researching: Plans to create Equipment Mods to upgrade gear and consumables can be collected throughout the world.
Gathering: Throughout the open world (including Gotham City, Metropolis and Central City), players (1-30) can find exobytes and other items.
Salvaging: Players can turn unused, uncommon or rare items into crafting materials, and they can recover a rare item and create a useful piece of new equipment.
Collecting: Bosses will drop useful ingredients such as Focusing Elements and Plans throughout the game.