Well, based on previous leaks, we knew it was coming – and here it is. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is very much a live service game. It has a story and it has cutscenes, but it also promises long-term support in the form of loot levels, a cosmetic battle pass, and additional characters and content updates. It is Basically Rocksteady — the developer behind the strictly single-player Batman Arkham games — is making something that resembles Destiny.
Now look, Suicide Squad can be really good. Above gameplay looks As it can be a lot of fun, with all the aerial movement and super attacks. But we’re not sure that’s enough to overturn the narrative that this is another Marvel’s Avengers.
And we don’t think it helps that this developer video (below) is full of the usual buzzwords and obvious PR packaging that people associate with typical live service titles.
To be clear, you can play Suicide Squad alone; It is confirmed that bots will fill in for other characters if you do. And again, it might blow us all away when it releases in late May – we’re not judging the game until we get our hands on it.
But from our perspective of seeing what the online consensus is around video games, we feel like this is going to be a tough sell. Suicide Squad had to do some work between now and launch.
What are your thoughts on Suicide Squad right now? Do you need convincing, or did you enjoy the latest presentation? Show us what real justice is in the comments section below.
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