This week DC Comic’s held a streaming event called “DC Fandrome”. During the event hosted various announcements on DC franchises. During the event a brand new Batman Video game was announced.
Gotham Knights is a new open-world action RPG that takes place among five distinct boroughs within Gotham City. In the game the player takes control of the members of the Batfamily, Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Red Hood.
The game will feature co-op game play as players take on the mission of protecting Gotham City from a surge in crime after receiving news that Batman has died. The team must counter the secret criminal organization The Court of Owls, who are controlling this serge in crime from the shadows.
The game is being developed by WB Games Montreal, the developer behind 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins. However, the studio has confirmed that this game is not a part of the Arkham series and takes place in a different reality.
As of this moment only The Court of Owls, and Mr. Freeze have been confirmed to be in the game. It is likely that more villains from Batman’s famous rogue’s gallery will show up during the story of this game.
Gotham Knights is scheduled to release in 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.