Gotham Knights, a by-product of the Batman sequence starring a youthful roster of characters, has been delayed in 2022. Warner Bros. shared the information on Twitter at the moment, confirming it is not going to hit earlier than the tip of the yr, as beforehand introduced. The delay is because of a necessity for added growth time, though WB didn’t get into specifics or attribute the transfer to COVID-19, as has been the case with quite a few different delays.
“We’re giving the sport extra time to ship the very best expertise for gamers. We sit up for showcasing extra of the sport within the coming months,” Warner Bros. mentioned within the assertion.
That is the second high-profile WB sport to be delayed to 2022, as WB beforehand shifted the open-world Harry Potter: Hogwarts Legacy to subsequent yr as nicely. Within the case of Gotham Knights and Hogwarts Legacy, WB didn’t point out the pandemic having an influence on growth.
As we beforehand reported, Gotham Knights brings collectively Batgirl, Robin, Nightwing, and Pink Hood for an formidable open-world crime caper that can pit gamers in opposition to iconic villains to maintain Gotham protected. The large twist is, on this sport, Bruce Wayne and Batman are believed to be useless, which implies the Bat-family must rise as much as the problem and set up themselves as town’s new saviors. It is solely considered one of two introduced DC universe video games within the works at WB proper now, with Rocksteady creating Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League to additionally launch in 2022.
GameSpot spoke with artistic director Patrick Redding and senior producer Fleu Marty concerning the idea and construction of Gotham Knights, and much extra. Take a look at the interview beneath.