Injustice 2 looks set to continue the story that was established in Injustice: Gods Among Us, the original game that released back in 2013. Whereas the original game pitted Batman against Superman as the central conflict, the situation in Injustice 2 is complicated by the arrival of Brainiac.
Featuring a playable roster of near 40 characters, Injustice 2 boasts a variety of characters from across the DC Universe, such as Batman, Superman, Doctor Fate, Cheetah, Poison Ivy, Bane, Atrocitus, and Gorilla Grodd. The Injustice 2 roster is massive! Near the bottom of this guide you'll find a complete list of all the Injustice 2 characters.
This page will act as a central hub of knowledge for Injustice 2, containing every new piece of information as soon as it is announced by developer NetherRealm Studios, including all Injustice 2 characters, reviews and more.
If you want help and advice about the game, head to our Injustice 2 Guide hub, where we've got loads of informative articles.
Update: 17/05/2017 - Injustice 2 Reviews are in and They're Good!
Injustice 2 launches in North America on May 16 (the UK has to wait until May 19!) and the first reviews for the game are now live. We've rounded up the best and the general opinion seems to be that the game is pretty great!
- Gamespot: 9/10 - "NetherRealm has delivered a fighting game that can be enjoyed by new players and pros alike in ways that go beyond pure competition. It's a bar that every fighting game should meet, but one that has up until now seemed out of reach."
- Eurogamer: Recommended - "In short, Injustice 2 is the complete fighting game package, and it's one I hope other developers in the genre take notice of."
- Game Informer: 9/10 - "With DC’s cinematic universe pumping out one bad movie after another, Injustice 2 is the best way to see just how powerful and diverse its heroes are."
- IGN: 9.0/10.0 - "Faster, deeper action and a wealth of content make this DC heroes fighting game feel super."
- Kotaku - "Netherrealm Studios stumbling while adding an innovative new feature to Injustice 2 would have been much more tragic if the bits they normally excel at, fighting and storytelling, weren’t so spectacular this time around."
To celebrate the launch of Injustice 2 on PS4 and Xbox One Warner Bros. has released a trailer showing off the game in action.
Update: 15/05/2017 - Injustice 2 Mobile Launch Trailer
Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the mobile version of Injustice 2, which is available to download and play on iOS and Android right now. The game is free-to-play and links up with the PS4 and Xbox One versions. By completing missions and challenges in Injustice 2 Mobile, you'll be able to unlock gear and content for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One iterations.
Update: 09/05/2017 - Injustice 2 Everything you Need to Know Trailer
A brand-new trailer for Injustice 2 gives a deep overview of the game and its systems. The video provides and look at the new gear system, the Multiverse mode and the Injustice 2 mobile game.
The trailer gave a look at some characters in alternative, unlockable gear, such as Green Arrow in a red outfit, as well as Supergirl in a green-based outfit. Custom items were also detailed, and we got a brief look at Hal Jordan hitting Supergirl with a gigantic, yellow fist.
A variety of different planets were also glimpsed during the "Multiverse" section of the trailer, where it was revealed that each different area in the multiverse would throw a spanner into the works of every fight. For example, in one area a missile randomly hit Wonder Woman, freezing her in place and allowing Bane to deal significant damage to her.
Perhaps the most exciting thing revealed in the trailer was the Guilds feature for Injustice 2. Through Guilds, players will be able to team up and advance up the leaderboards as a unit, as well as earning new reward items through daily and weekly challenges.
Update: 08/05/2017 - Injustice 2's First DLC Pack Revealed
The characters included in Injustice 2's Fighter Pack 1 DLC have been revealed. You can get these characters by buying the Digital Deluxe Edition or the Ultimate Editon of the game, although the latter will also include an additional six DLC characters.
Black Manta and Mortal Kombat’s Raiden can also be seen in the DLC video, suggesting they will make up two of the yet to be confirmed DLC characters. Publisher Warner Bros. is yet to reveal the pricing or availability of an Injustice 2 Season Pass or individual character purchases.
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When is Injustice 2 Being Released?
Releasing four years after the original Injustice debuted back in 2013, Injustice 2 will be releasing worldwide on May 16. The sequel will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and a companion app is also set to release around the same time for both Android and iOS devices.
As previously mentioned, the first Injustice pitted Batman against Superman, as the former sought to overthrow the latter's control over Earth. While Injustice 2 continues this storyline with those who would wish to restore Superman's domination over Earth, Gorilla Grodd has also established a group named 'The Society', whose motivations as of right now remain a mystery.
This is all complicated by the arrival of Brainiac, one of the many brand new characters featured in Injustice 2, who poses a threat to the very existence of Earth, going far beyond the original battle that was fought over control of Earth.
Although Injustice 2 is primarily Batman's journey, the player is able to take on the role of other characters, including Aquaman, Black Canary, Green Arrow, and more. You'll face off against a multitide of villains, including Brainiac and Gorilla Grodd, as well as Deadshot, Cheetah, and Captain Cold.
This is only in the single-player mode of the game, whereas you'll be able to play as any character you like in the Metaverse. In this mode, challenges of different difficulty levels are presented to the player, changing daily and weekly to offer different rewards and different opponents to fight.
You can also unlock a horde of items for every playable character in Injustice 2, through both the single-player and the Metaverse challenges. For completing story chapters you'll receive character items, and for completing Metaverse challenges you'll receive Mother Boxes, containing a random selection of items.
Injustice 2 All Characters - Full Character Roster
A total of 38 playable characters are set to be featured in Injustice 2, according to the official website for the game. On top of this, 27 of the 38 have been announced at this point in time, with the next character set to be revealed on May 28.
The following characters have been confirmed for the Injustice 2 Roster, with the new characters making their debut in the series featured in bold:
- Wonder Woman
- Gorilla Grodd
- Harley Quinn
- The Flash
- Blue Beetle
- Poison Ivy
- Black Canary
- Swamp Thing
- Doctor Fate
- Green Lantern
- Green Arrow
- Black Adam
- Captain Cold
On top of this, the following characters are also available in the game, but are only available in the form of downloadable content:
Injustice 2 Pre-order Characters
- Green Lantern -John Stewart (Ultimate Edition)
- Power Girl (Digital Deluxe Edition + Ultimate Edition)
- Reverse-Flash (Ultimate Edition)
A number of gameplay videos have also been released to announce new characters for Injustice 2, most recently the following video was posted to the official Injustice 2 YouTube page, and featured Poison Ivy:
If you want detailed looks at each characters move lists in Injustice 2, take a look at our Injustice 2 Character Guides and Cheat Sheets.
Injustice 2 Mobile Game
While it isn't currently known when the Injustice 2 Mobile Game will release on iOS and Android devices, it is known that the mobile game will offer a more basic version of the game on consoles and PC.
Those who play the mobile version will be able to unlock new items to equip on each different character, similar to the main version of the game. On top of this, NetherRealm Studios recently announced in a video that those who pre-register through the Injustice 2 site will get access to Catwoman, when the game releases on mobile platforms.
Injustice 2 Achievements Leak
Over on XboxAchievements.com, the full list of achievements for Injustice 2 have leaked, pointing to the Joker being a new playable character for the game. A new character is set to be announced on April 28, but this reveal may have just been ruined by the achievements list leaking.
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