Gotham Knights: New Gameplay Video Revealed, Last-Gen Versions Cancelled

Gotham Knights: New Gameplay Video Revealed, Last-Gen Versions Cancelled

If you cannot wait for the upcoming video game Gotham Knights, we have one good and one potentially bad news for you. The good news is that DC just revealed a brand-new gameplay video featuring Nightwing and Red Hood. Bad news? The game will not be released on last-gen consoles, PS4 and Xbox One, as it was initially announced.

On the official YouTube channel, DC revealed a 13-minute gameplay video that provides the best look yet at the game’s gameplay demo. We can see the game has a good vibe of the Batman: Arkham video game series, which isn’t really surprising considering that the authors of this game made Batman: Arkham Origins, which is the lowest-rated game of the franchise, but it still received favorable reviews from the fans.

Gotham Knights will feature four playable characters — Nightwing, Red Hood, Robin, and Batgirl — on their task to protect Gotham City after Batman’s death. The revealed gameplay video shows only Nightwing and Red Hood, but one additional video gave us a new look at Batgirl and her Batcycle.

You can check both videos below:

This is the first game that WB Games Montréal developed since 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins, although they provided additional development for Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Knight downloadable content. They have experience with DC games, and Gotham Knights seems like their most ambitious project yet.

The game was first announced on DC FanDome 2020, with a release date set for 2021. The game was later delayed to 2022, still set to be released for PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. Today, we found out that the game will not be released for last-gen consoles, PS4 and Xbox One, because they wanted to give players the best possible gaming experience on the next-gen consoles, although that could result in weaker selling of the game.

Gotham Knights is set to be released on October 25, 2022.

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