Greater than a month after a rumor of a Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (opens in new tab) delay first got here to mild, it is lastly official, and the wait shall be even longer than anticipated: Warner Brothers introduced as we speak that it is now slated to come back out on February 2, 2024.
“We’ve got made the robust however needed resolution to take the time wanted to work on getting the sport to be the highest quality expertise for gamers,” WBIE introduced on Twitter. “Thanks to our superb group for the continued help, persistence, and understanding. There’s rather more to share within the months forward and we stay up for seeing you in Metropolis subsequent yr.”
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Suicide Squad did not precisely knock our socks off once we laid eyes on it throughout a State of Play livestream in February. It is a looter-shooter, alright (opens in new tab): Everybody has weapons, everybody can fly, and as employees author Morgan Park famous on the time, its blaring mix of chaos and noise is “a serious departure from Rocksteady’s methodical Arkham sequence and a stark distinction to WB Montreal’s recently-released Gotham Knights.”
It is a prolonged delay, however not the primary: Suicide Squad was initially speculated to be out someday in 2022, however in March of that yr it was pushed into spring 2023. That was nailed all the way down to Could 26 on the 2022 Sport Awards, however then in March of this yr a rumor of a second delay (opens in new tab)—the one confirmed as we speak—got here to mild. In keeping with Bloomberg, which initially reported on the rumor, the delay is to not make wholesale adjustments to the sport in response to criticism of the February showcase, however merely to permit for extra bug-fixing and polish.