WB Montreal has been onerous at work on a brand new DC title for fairly a couple of years. In accordance to a couple stories and rumors up to now few years, the studio didn’t initially got down to work on a brand new Batman recreation in any respect.
Kotaku previously reported in 2016 that WB Montreal had labored on a Suicide Squad recreation earlier than it was canceled by Warner Bros. The writer turned the Suicide Squad undertaking over to Rocksteady, which additionally unveiled Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League at DC FanDome.
In the identical article from 2016, Kotaku reported that WB Montreal’s new recreation wouldn’t deal with Bruce Wayne however would as a substitute star Bruce’s son, Damian Wayne. It was unclear on the time whether or not the sport would see Damian don his father’s cape and cowl or if the sport would discover Damian’s adventures as Robin after Bruce’s demise in Arkham Knight. Evidently the report didn’t seize the total scope of the sport.
A final-minute teaser on the finish of Arkham Knight, which exhibits a nightmarish, virtually demon-like Batman stopping a pair of thieves from robbing a household in an alley, means that we may see the model of Damian launched within the not-quite-canon Batman #666 by Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert. In that challenge, an grownup Damian adopted his useless father’s footsteps, not solely turning into Batman however promoting his soul to the satan to maintain Gotham “secure.” We additionally see how this deal offers Damian supernatural powers and immortality. This supernatural ingredient appears to be closely teased in Arkham Knight‘s ending and will imply that Damian’s Batman is on the best way.
Gotham Knights is out in 2021.