Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment announced today Injustice 2, the sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us, developed by NetherRealm Studios is releasing in 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Injustice 2 will allow players to choose from a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super Villains and build the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters.
The announcement trailer gives us a glimpse of some of our favorite DC characters, along with a look at some of the unique and powerful gear that affects how characters will look, fight, and develop in Injustice 2.
“In Injustice 2, we are introducing new features that will change the way fans play fighting games,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “We’re always interested in pushing the genre forward and allowing players to customize and level-up their favorite 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. “NetherRealm Studios is offering fans an experience of customizing and battling with DC’s iconic characters in an entirely new way.”
Here are more details from the press release:
Injustice 2 offers the latest DC fighting game experience that expands on the previous title’s larger-than-life showdowns. Every battle defines you in a game where players 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.
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. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth’s existence at risk. Players can play from the biggest DC roster ever offered in a fighting game, from classic fan favorites such as Batman, Superman, Supergirl and Aquaman, to astonishing new villains like Atrocitus and Gorilla Grodd. 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 will release in 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In celebration of the announcement, Super man and Aquaman in their Injustice 2 versions are now available to unlock in Injustice: God Among Us’ mobile game.