Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, the upcoming on-line co-op motion shooter from Rocksteady, has reportedly been delayed from its deliberate Might launch to someday “later this 12 months.” This follows final month’s launch of latest gameplay footage being met with a flood of detrimental reactions from followers and critics alike.
First revealed method again in August 2020, Rocksteady’s Suicide Squad sport stars in style DC villains like Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang and relies on a long-running collection of comics about villains being recruited by authorities agent Amanda Waller to tackle wildly harmful threats and full ethically doubtful missions. It’s additionally linked to the Arkham video games, not like final 12 months’s different DC co-op flop, Gotham Knights. However should you have been excited to play Rocksteady’s subsequent huge sport, you’ll reportedly have to attend just a little longer.
Immediately, Bloomberg reported that Suicide Squad has been delayed from Might to a yet-to-be-determined date someday later this 12 months. The report, which cites an individual with direct data of the matter, doesn’t instantly join final month’s poor displaying to the delay, but it surely appears very probably that Suicide Squad is getting some further time following the backlash to attempt to tweak and enhance as a lot as potential with out fully revamping the sport.
Don’t count on huge modifications to the Suicide Squad sport
Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier defined on Twitter that the comparatively quick delay, assuming it nonetheless comes out this 12 months, is probably going not supposed to “overhaul the core gameplay” and as an alternative is nearly “sharpening” what’s there already.
Kotaku has reached out to WB Video games in regards to the reported delay.
If this delay finally ends up occurring, it gained’t be the primary time Rocksteady’s DC shooter has slipped. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League was initially scheduled to launch final 12 months, however in early 2022 it obtained delayed till spring 2023. Now it looks like the troubled shooter will miss that deliberate launch date, too.