A series of Praetorian invasions are currently underway, finishing October 11 on the Infinity server. Each event last three hours, with one event per server that has not yet had the experience. Full details and the schedule for each remaining server can be found in the City of Heroes Freedom™ Praetorian Invasions Schedule!.
Free to Play now available
On September 27, City of Heroes Freedom became accessible by free players, (as well as the existing VIP and Premium players) as explained in the official announcement.
Beginning the weekend of September 23, all inactive game accounts will be begin being reactivated as Premium level accounts! Read more details in the official announcement.
New Refer a Friend Program
A new version of the Refer a Friend Program will begin soon, where VIP players can refer new players or former players whose subscription has been inactive for at least 90 days. Complete details are found in the official announcement.
Circle of Thorns Costume Set
The much anticipated new Circle of Thorns Costume Set became available in the Paragon Market on September 27. "Disguise yourself in villainous style as a member of the occult group Circle of Thorns. For Male, Female, and Huge characters." Cost is 400 points.