WB Games Montréal announced today that their highly-anticipated Bat Family video game, Gotham Knights, will finally arrive in stores on October 25, 2022.
For the first time ever, gamers won't play as Batman, but will instead take control of one of his protégés - Batgirl, Robin, Nightwing, or Red Hood - and be tasked with finding the truth behind their mentor's sudden demise while also simultaneously protecting Gotham from the Court of Owls and other yet-to-be-revealed threats.
While it was originally expected to arrive in 2021, the game was delayed at the top of last year to allow developers “more time to deliver the best possible experience for players,” and it sounds like the extra year gave them all the time they needed to get the project ready to release this fall.
The action RPG, which will have both single-player and multiplayer modes, is set to launch on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows platforms.
Batman is dead. A new expansive, criminal underworld has swept the streets of Gotham City. It is now up to the Batman Family; Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin; to protect Gotham, bring hope to its citizens, discipline to its cops, and fear to its criminals. From solving mysteries that connect the darkest chapters in the city’s history to defeating notorious villains in epic confrontations, you must evolve into the new Dark Knight and save the streets from descent into chaos.
Gotham Knights is an open-world, action RPG set in the most dynamic and interactive Gotham City yet. In either solo-play or with one other hero, patrol Gotham’s five distinct boroughs and drop in on criminal activity wherever you find it.