Warner Bros. Games and DC today revealed an all-new Gotham Knights gameplay launch trailer. The upcoming open-world action RPG is releasing on October 21, 2022 (Order Now).
The new trailer features gameplay footage and in-game cutscenes of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin in action as they face off against Gotham City’s surging criminal underworld. You can watch the trailer using the player below.
In the Gotham Knights gameplay trailer, you’ll get a closer look at some of the infamous DC Super-Villains that players will encounter in Gotham Knights, including Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Clayface and the mysterious Court of Owls.
The video also shows off a variety of powerful enemy takedowns that players can perform while playing together with a friend in the game online cooperative mode.
Gotham Knights features the Batman Family as players step into the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin, a new guard of trained DC Super Heroes who must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman‘s death.
From solving mysteries that connect the darkest chapters in the city’s history to defeating notorious villains in epic confrontations, players will confront an array of challenges as they evolve into their own version of the Dark Knight.
Gotham Knights is scheduled to release worldwide on October 21, 2022 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. Pre-orders will receive the 233 Kustom Batcycle Skin at launch, based on the vehicle’s first appearance in DC‘s Detective Comics #233.
To learn more about the game’s backstory, don’t miss DC’s six issue prequel series, Batman: Gotham Knights – Gilded City (Order Now), launching on October 25 at participating comic book stores. Each issue includes a code for a redeemable in-game item.
The DC Universe Infinite digital subscription platform has an incredible selection of stories featuring all of the Gotham Knights video game characters, and all DC Universe Infinite subscribers will receive each issue of the series free with subscription.
“With Gotham Knights, the team at Warner Bros. Games Montréal is bringing the Batman Family of characters to life in a unique way to delight both fans and new players,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Games, previously. “As we embark on a new era of interactive storytelling, our development team has been diligently working to create a new, in-depth experience within DC’s Batman Universe.”
Batgirl, also known as Barbara Gordon, is a determined fighter and a skilled hacker. As the daughter of deceased Gotham commissioner, Jim Gordon, she had helped Batman as Oracle in the past. Now, after years of recovery and preparation, she is ready to step into her new role, wielding her melee tonfa, and harnessing her training in kickboxing, capoeira and jiu-jitsu.
Nightwing is Dick Grayson, the first Robin, who was Batman’s protégé before becoming a hero in his own right. He’s a natural leader and the eldest and wisest member of the Batman Family. Nightwing’s mastery in acrobatics is complemented by his expertise use of his signature dual Escrima Sticks, making him proficient at taking out enemies.
Red Hood, formerly known as Jason Todd, is an intense and volatile anti-hero, which stems from his death and forced resurrection by one of Batman’s most dangerous foes. Red Hood has trouble keeping his temper in check but will not hesitate to step into the line of fire when a friend is threatened.
His training has given him peak human strength and proficiency in multiple combat techniques with all manner of weapons – both traditional and high-tech.
Robin is Tim Drake, the young prodigy and genius of the team, who is a master of deductive reasoning. As a true believer in Batman’s mission, he is motivated by the conviction that Gotham City needs protecting and hopes to be the type of hero Batman personified.
An expert fighter armed with his collapsible quarterstaff and skilled in a variety of stealth techniques, Robin also possesses a background in combined psychological warfare and behavioral sciences.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype, and ShockTillYouDrop.