Gotham Knights PS5

Gotham Knights developer Warner Bros Montreal is adamant Batman won't be part of the game in any way beyond his death at the very beginning. Speaking in a Q&A panel at San Diego Comic-Con, creative director Patrick Redding stated Batman is "really dead" and hinted at appearances from other famous faces of the Gotham world.

In the lead-up to the game's PS5 launch on 25th October 2022, it has been presumed Gotham Knights would pull a Marvel's Avengers and have the famous vigilante reappear at the end of the campaign alive and well. Warner Bros Montreal says that's very much not the case.

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As for villains, it's been confirmed Joker won't make the cut, but his accomplice Harley Quinn might. "I will not confirm or deny whether Harley is [in the game]," said Redding. Furthermore, "exactly one" Riddler question mark will be hidden somewhere in Gotham City. The comments come as the developer revealed a brand new trailer focusing on Batgirl.