Injustice 2 has got a release date. NetherRealm Studios revealed the above image which lists the Injustice 2 release date for May 16, 2017.
The game is the sequel to 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among US and scheduled to release for Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Similar to the previous installment, a mobile version will also be developed for iOS and Android devices.
Injustice 2 retains numerous gameplay mechanics from Injustice: Gods Among Us, including environment interaction, stage transitions, clashes, and character traits. Players can personalize iconic DC characters with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. For the first time gamers can take control of how their characters look, fight and develop across a variety of game modes. Battles will take place across arenas that have evolved in scale and span across iconic locations such as Metropolis, Gotham City and Atlantis.
Injustice 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in Injustice: Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman’s regime. Following the defeat of High Councilor Superman, Batman and the rest of the insurgency attempt to piece society back together while struggling against the remnants of Superman’s regime who seek to restore his rule. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears, putting Earth’s existence at risk.
According to Warner Bros. Interactive, the game will feature the “biggest DC roster ever offered in a fighting game.” The game will also feature additional characters available as downloadable content. New characters introduced in the game are Supergirl, Blue Beetle, Gorilla Grodd and Atrocitus.