Batman: Arkham collection creator Rocksteady’s new game Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League will get a large reveal at DC Fandome on October 16 – however it appears like that reveal won’t be for any additional playable characters, because the game will give attention to “the four Suicide Squad members” already revealed.

It’s been over a 12 months for the reason that reveal of the Suicide Squad game and there’s barely been any information about it, now within the run-up to the massive DC Fandome occasion particulars concerning the undertaking are starting to drop finally. Perhaps probably the most notable is that Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League has been reconfirmed for a 2022 launch – it nonetheless may slip, the identical manner that Gotham Knights did, however for now that’s excellent news.

Perhaps extra stunning is that it appears that evidently the 4 characters already revealed – Deadshot, Harley Quinn, King Shark, and Captain Boomerang – stands out as the solely playable characters within the game, which casts doubt on the hearsay that Suicide Squad will likely be a live-service title like Marvel’s Avengers.

According to the most recent press launch, it appears that evidently Suicide Squad’s story is targeted totally across the characters we already learn about, strongly suggesting that these would be the solely characters playable – so anybody hoping to play as Idris Elba’s Bloodsport will have to take action in Fortnite as an alternative. “The game’s original narrative follows the four Suicide Squad members as they take on an impossible mission to save Earth and kill the World’s Greatest DC Super Heroes,” the discharge states.

It additionally re-confirms that the gameplay will include “character-driven story gameplay with third-person shooter action”, which may be a shock to anybody nonetheless anticipating to see a extra melee-focused Batman: Arkham-style game like Gotham Knights. Regardless, Rocksteady is chargeable for a few of the greatest superhero video games ever made, so we’re positive they know what they’re doing.