Sefton Hill, creative director and co-founder of Rocksteady, broke the news in a tweet. “We have made the difficult decision to postpone Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League to the spring of 2023. I know the delay is frustrating but this time is going to make the best match possible,” it was reported.
As frustrating as it may sound to fans, recent events in the games have proven just how effective delays and flaws can be for any title at launch. In particular, when you take into account its 4-player channel, constant dialogues (pranks), and a semi-open world system that is bound to pop up new bugs when debugging.
We’ve made the difficult decision to postpone Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League until the spring of 2023. I know the delay is frustrating but this time is heading towards the best possible match. I look forward to bringing chaos to Metropolis together. Thank you for your patience. pic.twitter.com/VOSwTM6Zak
– Seftonhill March 23, 2022
First revealed in DC FanDome 2020, Suicide Squad offers our first look at our group of misfits – Harley Quinn, Deadshot, King Shark and Captain Boomerang as they prepare to take on a mind-controlled Superman. During last year’s Game Awards, The studio introduced the first part of the gameplayhighlighting each character’s cast and attack styles and a first look at the remaining evil Justice League.
Sefton Hill confirmed that this story is about the Arkhamverse, following the death of Bruce Wayne in Batman: Arkham Knight (2015). Therefore, this title will address some of the storylines that are incomplete or referenced in the past. The title is designed for online multiplayer co-op, where players can choose a character and collaborate with three others. Single mode is also a viable option, where the remaining “heroes” will be taken over by the AI. One can even switch between characters to add some variety to their battles.
Batman fans can still enjoy some solace in the delay, as Rocksteady’s sister company WB Games Montreal prepares for launch. Gotham Knights on October 25, this year. The title is centered around the Bat-Family and serves as a simple reboot of their future projects – including some RPG-like leveling systems.
WB also has a Harry Potter role-playing game in play, which is currently slated to release this holiday season. titled “Hogwarts Legacy” Set in the 19th century, long before Chosen One was born, it sees players craft their custom wizards and embark on an exotic journey through the famous castle filled with magic. You can learn spells and craft potions, tame fantastic beasts, and fight mysterious witches just to name a few.