Warner Bros. Interactive Announces Injustice 2
It’s not even officially E3 yet and certain studios are already dishing out press releases for upcoming releases like Warner Bros. Interactive and Netherrealm Studios revealing information about Injustice 2, the sequel to the DC comics superhero fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us slated for a 2017 release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
In a new announce trailer released today, fans can catch a glimpse of some of their favorite DC characters, as it showcases some of the unique and powerful gear that affects how characters will look, fight and develop in Injustice 2.
The unique selling point appears to be the “unique and powerful gear” mentioned. In addition to name-dropping other DC heavy hitters like Supergirl, Gorilla Grodd and the leader of the Red Lanterns, Atrocitus, Netherrealm continues to talk up the ability to customize your favorite hero and villain to your particular fighting style.
“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.”
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.
To celebrate the announcement of Injustice 2, fans who have downloaded the hugely successful Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile game can unlock the Injustice 2 versions of Superman and Aquaman through the in-game Challenge Modes. Released in 2013 and developed from the ground up by NetherRealm Studios, the Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile game is available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play.