After Injustice 2’s promotional material leaked yesterday, publisher Warner Bros has finally confirmed the existence of the much awaited fighting game. The sequel to 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us will be available for the PS4 and Xbox One in 2017. With Mortal Kombat XL and Batman: Return to Arkham skipping the PC, so is Injustice 2. No surprise considering how another game published by Warner Bros, Batman Arkham Knight fared on PC.
“In Injustice 2, we are introducing new features that will change the way fans play fighting games,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios in a prepared statement. “We’re always interested in pushing the genre forward and allowing players to customise and level-up their favourite DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains is a significant leap.”
“Expanding the DC Universe in games continues to be one of our top priorities, and Injustice 2 showcases amazing gameplay and an original story to bring the characters to life for players,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in the same press release. “NetherRealm Studios is offering fans an experience of customising and battling with DC’s iconic characters in an entirely new way.”
In terms of plot it will continue from the first game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Batman and his allies are pitted against those looking to bring back Superman’s regime. Classic characters such as Aquaman, Batman, and Flash will be back and there will be new villains like Atrocitus and Gorilla Grodd as well.
And if you’re the sort who is still playing the Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile game, you can unlock Injustice 2 versions of Superman and Aquaman via Challenge Modes a gesture to celebrate the announcement of Injustice 2.