Grab your cape, sharpen your Batarang, and get ready to rumble as one of your favorite DC heroes, Injustice 2 is coming.
It seems Injustice 2 is trying to differentiate itself from its predecessor by giving players the ability to build and customize their heroes to suit their playstyle. As you play you will unlock and earn gear which you can use to personalize your DC hero, in the way they look and fight.
So, basically, players will be able to customize their hero to reflect their playstyle and choice of tactics by using the earned gear. This means that one player’s Superman could have different strengths and weaknesses (and look aesthetically different) to another player’s.
The story once again seems to follow Batman and his team as they continue fighting Superman’s evil regime. Some of the playable heroes will include Batman, Superman, Supergirl, Aquaman and everyone’s favorite speedster, Flash. New villains will also be introduced such as Gorilla Grodd and Atrocitus.
“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.”
Whether the new gear system might have some balancing issues especially with competitive play is yet to be seen, but I’m looking forward to seeing how NetherRealm will address this.
The game will be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2017