Rocksteady Studios’ Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League will ship DC villains Captain Boomerang, Deadshot, Harley Quinn, and King Shark on a mission to place a bunch of excellent guys out of their mind-controlled distress subsequent month. However the Suicide Squad staff received’t be restricted to only these 4 playable characters; The Joker is up subsequent, and he’ll be introduced again to life because of Rocksteady’s use of the multiverse — or as DC Comics has referred to as it for the previous 35 years, Elseworlds.
Batman followers will recall that Rocksteady’s model of the Joker from Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham Metropolis is useless within the Arkhamverse. The Joker that’s coming to Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League hails from an alternate world during which he “hadn’t reached supervillain standing earlier than Brainiac invaded” his world, Rocksteady defined in a brand new video. He’s youthful, “unhinged differently,” and extra of a staff participant, since he was a member of the Suicide Squad in his world.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League’s model of Joker will use a rocket-powered umbrella to traverse Metropolis and beat up his enemies. In fact, he additionally makes use of firearms like the remainder of the roster. Rocksteady says their new Joker is “solely the primary of the brand new Suicide Squad recruits you possibly can meet by the continuing additions” to Kill the Justice League, which is rumored to additionally see Deathstroke and Mrs. Freeze be part of the lineup of playable villains.
The Joker will come to Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League in March as a part of Rocksteady’s roadmap of post-release content material. “Each season will change the way you play the sport and can be themed round a DC villain,” Rocksteady says in its newest video, teasing frozen variations of Metropolis and a return to Arkham Asylum. The developer stated its content material plan is “going to be one of the vital beneficiant, player-friendly, post-launch experiences out there.”
It seems that Rocksteady received’t be afraid to get just a little bizarre with its characters — or go away anybody who died within the Arkhamverse keep within the floor.
Warner Bros. and Rocksteady will launch Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League on Feb. 2. The sport is certain for PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, and Xbox Collection X.