Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What type of game is Gotham Knights?
A: Gotham Knights is a brand-new open-world, third-person action RPG (role-playing-game) featuring the Batman Family. Players will step into the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin, a new guard of trained DC Super Heroes who must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death.
Q: Will Gotham Knights feature an original story?
A: Yes. Gotham Knights features an all-new original story where an expansive, criminal underworld has swept through the streets of Gotham City. It is now up to the Batman Family – Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin – to protect Gotham from a descent into chaos. From solving mysteries that connect the darkest chapters in the city’s history to defeating notorious villains in epic confrontations, players will confront an array of challenges as they evolve into their own version of the Dark Knight.
Q: Which playable characters will be available in Gotham Knights?
A: Players can choose to play as Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood or Robin.
Q: Which talent will be voicing the main characters in Gotham Knights?
A: Batgirl is voiced by America Young, Nightwing is Christopher Sean, Robin is Sloane Morgane Siegel, Red Hood is Stephen Oyoung and Alfred is Gildart Jackson.
Q: Is Gotham Knights connected to the Batman: Arkham series?
A: No. Gotham Knights is an all-new, original story and experience set in DC’s Batman Universe. It is not connected to the Batman: Arkham games.
Q: Does Gotham Knights have a similar combat system to the Batman: Arkham series?
A: The main playable characters – Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin – all have unique combat and traversal abilities that are brand-new to Gotham Knights.
Q: Is Gotham Knights a game about Batman?
A: Gotham Knights is about the Batman Family – Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin – a new guard of DC Super Heroes who must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death.
Q: Will players be able to customize their character in Gotham Knights?
A: Yes. Players will be able to customize their character’s look with new gear and weapons as they progress through the Gotham Knights campaign.
Q: Will Gotham Knights have a multiplayer mode?
A: Yes. Gotham Knights can be played with a friend via the two-player, online cooperative (co-op) mode or enjoyed solo.
Q: Will players be able to swap between characters?
A: Yes. Players may gravitate towards one hero, but they can switch characters whenever they want by returning to their home base inside the Belfry clocktower.
Q: Will the full game be playable solo or in co-op?
A: The full game will be playable either solo or with a friend in two-player, online co-op.
Q: Who is developing Gotham Knights?
A: Gotham Knights is being developed by WB Games Montréal.
Q: Does Gotham Knights support local co-op?
A: No. Co-op mode can only be played online with an internet connection.
Q: Will Gotham Knights support cross-play for online co-op?
A: Cross-play support is not planned at this time.
Q: Is an internet connection required to play Gotham Knights?
A: An internet connection is not required to play Gotham Knights solo, although you’ll need to be online for two-player, online co-op with a friend.
Q: Will Gotham Knights have microtransactions?
A: No. Gotham Knights will not have microtransactions.
Q: Will Gotham Knights have in-game purchases?
A: When Gotham Knights launches, players will be able to purchase the Visionary Pack as standalone downloadable content (DLC). The Visionary Pack is also part of the Gotham Knights Deluxe Edition and Collector’s Edition. The Visionary Pack features exclusive in-game gear and cosmetic items, including the Beyond Suitstyle inspired by the Batman Beyond animated series and KnightWatch Transmog designed by DC’s Jim Lee. There is no other in-game content confirmed for standalone purchase at this time.
Q: Is the Gotham Knights game connected to the upcoming TV series?
A: The Gotham Knights game is an original story set in DC’s Batman Universe and is not connected to the Gotham Knights TV show.
Q: Is a PlayStation Plus subscription or Xbox Live Gold membership required to play Gotham Knights?
A: A PlayStation Plus subscription or Xbox Live Gold membership will not be required to play Gotham Knights solo on PlayStation5 or Xbox Series X|S consoles. However, PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold will be required to play the game in two-player, online co-op.
Q: Will Gotham Knights have a multiplayer mode?
A: Yes. Gotham Knights can be played with a friend via the two-player online cooperative (co-op) mode or enjoyed solo at launch. On November 29, 2022, the game will also add Heroic Assault, a standalone mode supporting up to four players in online co-op.
Q: What is Heroic Assault mode?
A: Heroic Assault is an upcoming gameplay mode that is separate from the main story campaign. The standalone mode supports up to four players in online co-op and provides a dedicated arena-like environment with specific objectives to complete and enemies to defeat on each floor (30 floors total).
Q: When will Heroic Assault be available?
A: Heroic Assault will be available on November 29, 2022, as a free update for all Gotham Knights owners.
Q: Will Heroic Assault allow a four-player online co-op for the main campaign?
A: No. Heroic Assault is a separate mode that is not part of the main story campaign.
Q: Who is publishing Gotham Knights?
A: Warner Bros. Games is publishing Gotham Knights.
Q: When will Gotham Knights release?
A: Gotham Knights will be available October 21st, 2022.
Q: What platforms will Gotham Knights be available on?
A: Gotham Knights will be available for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S consoles and PC. Please note, the game will not be available for PlayStation®4 or Xbox One consoles.
Q: Why won’t Gotham Knights be available on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One consoles?
A: To provide players with the best possible gameplay experience, the game will release on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S and PC and will not be available for PlayStation®4 or Xbox One consoles.
Q: Which PC platforms will Gotham Knights be available on?
A: Gotham Knights will be available on PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store.
Q: How much will Gotham Knights cost?
A: The Gotham Knights Standard Edition can be pre-ordered for $69.99 (SRP). The Gotham Knights Deluxe Edition can be pre-ordered for $89.99 (SRP), including the base game and Visionary Pack downloadable content (DLC) with exclusive gear, cosmetics, Beyond Suitstyle character skins inspired by the Batman Beyond animated series and more. The Gotham Knights Collector’s Edition can be pre-ordered for $299.99 (SRP), featuring the Deluxe Edition, augmented reality collectable pin, 16-page media book, exclusive Gotham City map, four-character statue diorama and more.
Q: Does Gotham Knights have a pre-order bonus?
A: Yes. Pre-orders will receive the 233 Kustom Batcycle Skin at launch, inspired by the vehicle’s first appearance in DC’s Detective Comics #233.
Q: What is Heroic Assault mode?
A: Heroic Assault is an upcoming gameplay mode that is separate from the main story campaign. The standalone mode supports up to four players in online co-op and provides a dedicated arena-like environment with specific objectives to complete and enemies to defeat on each floor (30 floors total).
Q: Will Heroic Assault mode allow four player online co-op for the main campaign?
A: Heroic Assault is a separate mode that is not part of the main campaign.
Q: What is Showdown mode?
A: Showdown is an upcoming two-player online co-op mode where players can confront supercharged versions of the game’s main DC Super-Villains, including Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn and Clayface.
Q: When is Heroic Assault and Showdown available?
A: Heroic Assault and Showdown released on November 29, 2022 and is available now as a free update for all Gotham Knights owners.
Q: Are Heroic Assault and Showdown available at the start of the game?
A: Heroic Assault becomes available to players upon accessing Case File 05 in the main campaign, and new Showdowns are unlocked once players have defeated the boss in each main villain Case File.
Q: How are Heroic Assault and Showdown modes accessed?
A: Players can access Heroic Assault via the main menu and Showdown by interacting with the villains trophies in the Belfry.