When it was announced, Gotham Knights co-op was only for two players in the superhero game, even though there were four characters: Robin, Nightwing, Batgirl, and Red Hood. While designing a Batman world around two players with RPG-heavy elements instead of four is what the team went for, many expected to suit up with three friends in Gotham. Turns out you will now, as WB Games Montréal has announced that a free four-player mode is coming to Gotham Knights after launch.
Called Heroic Assault, the mode supports up to four players via online connections, with Gotham Knights co-op separate from the main story’s two-player co-op and its sandbox gameplay.
Heroic Assault sounds somewhat similar to the challenges of the Batman Arkham games, specifically the combat ones, in which you face a large number of thugs and need to use all the tools at your disposal to accumulate as many points as possible, while playing the game. in small. combat arenas.
“Heroic Assault is an upcoming game mode that is separate from the main story campaign. 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 in total),” reads the FAQ page for Gotham Knights.
As WB Games Montréal pointed out, this will be entirely separate from the two-player open-world game’s co-op mode and instead will be a new mode that launches as part of Gotham Knights for free on November 29, roughly a month after . the full release of the game.
If you want to find out more about the recently announced Gotham Knights co-op characters, we’ve got a breakdown of everything we know about the Gotham Knights characters here, alternatively you can find all the details on Gotham Knights as well. release date instead, or even find out if the game is cross-playable or not.