of WindowsCentral Jez Corden has announced on Twitter that he has heard that Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League has likely been pushed back from May to the last quarter of 2023.
In a follow-up tweet, Corden said he was trying to get “hard confirmation” but was “pretty sure about this.” [the delay].
The game received widespread criticism online after that gameplay reveals At Sony’s recent State of Play event in February. The main focus of criticism came from the announcement of the Battle Pass system and the game requiring an online connection for the single player side of the game.
The game is an upcoming action-adventure game developed by Rocksteady Studios, set five years after the events of Batman: Arkham Knight. The game was announced to be in development in July 2010, with creative director Geoff Johns stating, “The concept allows you to have a game where any of the main characters can die and it’s not a gimmick. It can make for some really cool stories.” (through Kotaku)
Warner Bros. Games have yet to officially announce the delay, but Insider Gaming has reached out for comment and we’ll report back if we hear back.
Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League officially launches on May 26 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.
UPDATE – Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier has confirmed Corden’s claims.
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