Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is delayed to spring 2023, Rocksteady Studios said on Wednesday, confirming an earlier report that DC Comics’ superhero adventure won’t hit its launch target this year.
“I know a delay is frustrating, but that time is spent making the best game possible,” said game director Sefton Hill. said on Twitter. “I can’t wait to bring chaos back to Metropolis together. Thank you for your patience.”
The game, starring Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark, was first announced during the DC FanDome in August 2020 and received a 2022 launch window at that time. It will launch on PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X.
Bloomberg reported in February, however, that Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League was delayed, following other major Warner Bros. projects. Games that have missed launch dates or windows due to the pandemic and other development challenges.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League will be Rocksteady Studios’ first game since 2015 Batman: Arkham Knight. Warner Bros. has another Batman title in the works, Gotham Knightswhich is produced by WB Games Montreal and is scheduled to launch on October 25.