Rocksteady Studios and Warner Bros. try to include Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League leaks, together with main story spoilers and unannounced playable characters, as particulars on subsequent yr’s game unfold throughout the web. The leak, a few of which seems to have come from an alpha take a look at of the game, is upsetting not solely its developer and writer, however followers of Rocksteady’s Batman video games as properly. Some story spoilers, whereas unconfirmed, might have main implications for Rocksteady’s “Arkham-verse.”
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League particulars have been leaking for the previous few weeks, as dataminers pored by way of game information out there by way of a “closed alpha tech test” that ran from Nov. 30 by way of Dec. 3. That technical take a look at consisted of a “smaller, specific section” of the game’s marketing campaign and its gamers have been sure by a restrictive non-disclosure settlement (NDA).
Regardless, unannounced particulars from Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League have gone public, a lot to the displeasure of its developer. On Monday, Rocksteady known as the leaks “very disappointing” and warned gamers that potential spoilers have been within the wild.
“We’re looking forward to players experiencing the story we’ve crafted in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League once the game launches in the new year,” Rocksteady said in a statement posted to its official X account. “We hope everyone can play the game and feel each moment of the narrative for themselves. It is very disappointing to see details being share ahead of the game’s release, so we can only urge you to try to avoid spoilers where you can. And please try not to impact the enjoyment of other players by posting spoilers. We look forward to seeing you all in Metropolis on 02-02-24.”
[Warning: The rest of this article contains potential spoilers for Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.]
Plot particulars, together with sure DC universe characters making shock appearances and sure characters dying, have been leaked by way of audio and game clips (which Warner Bros. has carried out its greatest to scrub from the web utilizing copyright claims). That features the potential return of Batman villain Poison Ivy, who died in Batman: Arkham Knight, however returns in Kill the Justice League in a really totally different kind. Different leaked and unconfirmed story particulars embody revealing the Suicide Squad’s strategies for killing sure members of the Brainiac-controlled Justice League and utilizing the DC multiverse as a plot gadget.
One leaked facet of the game’s story entails the killing of Batman — which shouldn’t be a lot of a shock in a game titled Kill the Justice League, which incorporates a menacing model of the caped crusader, as proven in earlier game trailers. Some Batman followers are expressing shock and disappointment at how Rocksteady is dealing with the character, nevertheless, notably with it being the ultimate flip for the late Kevin Conroy.
However as followers of the Batman Arkham collection ought to know by now, stunning plot twists in Rocksteady’s video games aren’t at all times what they appear.
Past story spoilers, a dataminer on X says he’s uncovered additional game modes for Kill the Justice League, together with a horde mode known as Elevating Hell and a 4v4v4v4 PvPvE mode described as “a distant cousin of Destiny 2’s Gambit.”
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League will even get playable characters past the core roster of Captain Boomerang, Deadshot, Harley Quinn, and King Shark, in accordance to leaked particulars. Gamers will allegedly give you the chance to play as The Joker, Deathstroke, and different unannounced DC characters.
Warner Bros. and Rocksteady plan to launch Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League on Feb. 2, 2024, after a collection of delays. The game is sure for PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, and Xbox Collection X.