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: Who is developing Gotham Knights?
A: Gotham Knights is being developed by WB Games Montréal.
Q: Who is publishing Gotham Knights?
A: Warner Bros. Games is publishing Gotham Knights.
Q: When does Gotham Knights release?
A: Gotham Knights released on October 21,2022 and is available now.
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: 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 does Gotham Knights cost?
A: The Gotham Knights Standard Edition is available for $69.99 (SRP). The Gotham Knights Deluxe Edition is available 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.
Q: Does 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: How interactive is the open-world of Gotham Knights?
A: Gotham Knights features a dynamic and interactive Gotham City with five distinct boroughs. Players encounter a variety of vehicle and pedestrian traffic, with each district in Gotham having its own mix of nightlife. The citizens they come across have varying opinions about the individual Knights and their vigilante activities. Players can also enter a variety of buildings to investigate crimes and pursue perpetrators. In addition, the weather varies from night to night.
Q: Which playable characters are available in Gotham Knights?
A: Players can choose to play as Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood or Robin.
Q: Which talent voices 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: Can players customize their character in Gotham Knights?
A: Yes. Players can customize their character’s look with new gear and weapons as they progress through the Gotham Knights campaign.
Q: Does 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: Can players swap between characters in Gotham Knights?
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: Can players go through the entire game as the same character?
A: Players can go through the entire game as any of the four main characters. There are no missions that force players to switch characters.
Q: Is the full game playable solo or in co-op?
A: The full game is playable either solo or with a friend in two-player, online co-op.
Q: After completing a story mission, can players replay the mission again with a friend who hasn’t completed it yet?
A: Yes. If a player is invited into a friend’s game, they will begin the story at whatever point their friend is in their progression. Players can participate in online co-op alongside a friend who is further along in the story. When they return to their own game, they will have the option to either replay the part they played in co-op or simply skip ahead.
Q: When playing Gotham Knights solo, can anyone join another user’s game if they are playing online?
A: By default, once co-op is unlocked, anyone can join another user’s game while playing online. This default setting can be changed to “private” in the game’s options.
Q: Does Gotham Knights support local co-op?
A: No. Co-op mode can only be played online with an internet connection.
Q: Does Gotham Knights support cross-platform play for online co-op?
A: Cross-platform support is not planned at this time. However, Steam and Epic Game Store users can play together in online co-op on PC only.
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: Does Gotham Knights have microtransactions?
A: No. Gotham Knights does not have microtransactions.
Q: Does Gotham Knights have in-game purchases?
A: Players can purchase the Visionary Pack as standalone downloadable content (DLC) for $24.99 (SRP). 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: What are the recommended PC specifications for Gotham Knights?
A: Please visit our PC specifications page for details.
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.