The game has an Arachnos soldier NPC with the name "Jenkins". He usually keeps getting himself captured and you have to rescue him. As confirmed by the game's developer, this is a nod to the Leeroy Jenkins phenomenon from World of Warcraft
. You can find out more about it in the related links of the World of Warcraft
In July 2008 NCsoft
announced the complete merger of its City of Heroes
and City of Villains
titles into one game universe. Current subscribers who only had one of the titles received access to the features of both games, and new sales grant access to both.