Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced Injustice 2, which is, of course, a sequel to its popular Injustice: Gods Among Us, will be releasing on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2017.
Injustice 2 will continue the story introduced in Injustice: Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies will once again be working together to piece society back together, while butting heads with those who want to restore Superman’s regime.
Injustice 2 is being developed once again by NetherRealm Studios and promises to feature a “massive roster” of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, which players can build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. The roster includes a number of fan favorites, including Batman, Superman, Supergirl, and Aquaman, while introducing new villains like Gorilla Grodd and Atrocitus. Battles will take place across a number of iconic locations, such as Metropolis, Gotham City, and Atlantis.
“In Injustice 2, we are introducing new features that will change the way fans play fighting games,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director at 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.”
Players will given the opportunity to personalize iconic DC characters with unique and powerful gear that can be earned throughout the game. This allows combatants to look, fight, and develop the way the player chooses across a variety of game modes.
To celebrate today’s announcement, fans of the Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile game will be able to unlock Injustice 2 versions of Superman and Aquaman through in-game Challenge Modes.
Injustice 2 is scheduled to release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2017.