Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, the hotly anticipated next game from Batman Arkham developer Rocksteady, has been postponed until spring 2023.
The delayed release comes as little surprise – few had expected the two Suicide Squad and Batman spin-off Gotham Knights to show up around the same time. Rocksteady manager Sefton Hill confirmed the news this evening in an statement delivered through Twitter.
“We’ve made the difficult decision to delay Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League to spring 2023,” Hill wrote. “I know a delay is frustrating but that time is going into making the best game we can. I look forward to bringing the chaos to Metropolis together. Thanks for your patience.”
We've made the difficult decision to delay Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League to Spring 2023. I know a delay is frustrating but that time is going into making the best game we can. I look forward to bringing the chaos to Metropolis together. Thanks for your patience. pic.twitter.com/VOSwTM6Zak— Sefton Hill (@Seftonhill) March 23, 2022
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League was first reported back in August 2021 for PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, following long stretches of hypothesis to Rocksteady’s next project.
The game will be an open-world co-op game (and a continuation of Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Universe) for up to four players. You play as Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Deadshot and King Shark, on a mission in Metropolis to overcome brainwashed heroes from the Justice League.
Gotham Knights, meanwhile, is a non Arkham-verse title set after the alleged demise of Batman. Created by the Batman: Arkham Origins studio WB Games Montreal, it includes a unique story where you play as Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin and Red Hood. That is going to release on 25th October.