Four Additional Characters Heading to Injustice: Gods Among Us as DLC, Bundled with Flashpoint Skins in Season Pass

By on March 21, 2013 at 9:28 am

Earlier this morning, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios announced that their upcoming DC Comics fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us, will offer a season pass for additional content on launch day. Much like similar bundles in other titles, the Injustice season pass will give players access to four additional characters as they are released for the price of three. Also included in the bundle are three skins based off the Flashpoint storyline for Aquaman, Deathstroke, and Wonder Woman.

Injustice: Gods Among Us’ season pass will be made available for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 starting April 16 for $14.99 and 1200 MPS, respectively. Information regarding the release of the downloadable characters or their availability for the Wii U version have yet to be divulged, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated as soon as those details come to light.

The full press release and a preview image have been included below.

Injustice: Gods Among Us Season Pass for Xbox 360 and PS3 Confirmed

 Season Pass Holders to Receive Four Characters for the Price of Three,

As Well As the Bonus Flashpoint Skin Pack

 Injustice: Gods Among Us Heads to Boston for PAX East

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced a Season Pass for the upcoming DC Comics fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us.  Available for purchase at launch for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Injustice: Gods Among Us Season Pass grants purchasers access to four of the game’s upcoming downloadable characters for the price of three.

The Injustice: Gods Among Us Season Pass will be available when the game launches, April 16, for $14.99 (PlaySation®Network) or 1200 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network) and offers exclusive access to the Flash Point Skin Pack featuring alternate costumes for Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Deathstroke.

Injustice: Gods Among Us will also be on display and available for demo at the consumer gaming event PAX East in Boston, which kicks off this Friday, March 22nd.

Injustice: Gods Among Us is an all-new game in development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios. The title debuts a bold new fighting game franchise that introduces a deep, original story featuring a large cast of favorite DC Comics icons such as Batman, Green Arrow, Cyborg, Harley Quinn, Nightwing, Solomon Grundy, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and many others. Set in a world where the lines between good and evil are blurred, players will experience heroes and villains engaging in epic battles on a massive scale.

Injustice: Gods Among Us will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii U™ system from Nintendo.

For more information on the game, visit

Source: Warner Bros.

  • shion16

    Four Characters for the Price of Three………hehehe….The hell with that!!
    The game hasn’t even released yet and we have to pay extra money for more characters!!?

    And whats with that great sale? Four Characters for the Price of Three? That means the characters must be really expensive or else that would be pointless.

    • NyuBomber

      Well, it’s in the release that the Season Pass will be $15/ equivalent in Microsoft Funbucks, so you’re looking at about $5 per character if you get them all for the price of three. Though if it’s including three skins, that price point per character may be lower.

      I’ll probably get it down the line, but not at launch, because while Aquaman looks awesome, I don’t anticipate focusing on him, Deathstroke, or WW for play.

    • pandemlc

      Characters won’t come out for awhile.


    Swamp Thing, Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and Lobo please. Brainiac, Blue Beetle, or Booster Gold would be cool too.

    • Ryan D. Oliver

      I will bet money General Zod will be one of them to coincide with “Man of Steel’s” release.

  • Ninebreaker (HurtboxTV)

    yup cause this is what you want to do, have planned fighters that should be in the game from the start and make sure that there is a season pass that way you have to pay more to play online. Idiots.

    • Pombar

      If they put this in the original game they’d have to delay the game for months and make 0 extra profit for continuing to work (with fully paid staff) on the game for that extra time. Why would anyone do that?
      In order to make sure the DLC doesn’t take a year to come out, they have to start making it as soon as the game goes gold (weeks before release, if not months) – so yeah, of course we’re going to see them tease DLC before launch.

      So much entitlement!

      • $35897352

        Do yourself a favor and stop being a fanboy.

        • Pombar

          I’m not even going to buy this game. I couldn’t care less about DC, and MK9 just didn’t click with me.
          But business is business, and extra months of work hours post-launch aren’t free – devs aren’t volunteers, and are paid badly enough as-is – so why should the fruits of that labour have to be free?

          • $35897352

            The first problem is that you think they will start making the DLC “after” they finished the initial game, that is false. the second problem is that you think the developers will be paid more, that is false because they get a fix salary, they will pay more if they work more time but not according to the price of the DLC, it could be $10 or $2 per character and the poor developers will be paid the same. What they really do “after” the release is trying to balance the game according to fans feedback, but that is all.

      • Ninebreaker (HurtboxTV)

        Not entitlement at all, Harada from Tekken made it a point to say that a fighter should include the important things like characters and stages. Planning 4 characters before the games even out and making it DLC is stupid. I bet you they’re done and were done for a while and they just decided to put them aside for DLC like capcom did with SFxT. And when it comes to games I want to feel like I got my monies worth. The only way I can see this as perfectly fine, is if they started development on these characters after the development cycle for the game was already finished. That’s when you start working on addons to your game. Not during your games development cycle.

        It has nothing to do with entitlement, in the end we are the consumer and cry and bitch all you want. The consumer is always right, I don’t like what they do, or their product I’ll take my money elsewhere.

        • jpradarojo

          “we are the consumer, the consumer is always right”

          Pombar and the ones who like this dlc are customers too, dumbass

    • nutzilla13

      You don’t have to pay to play online. This is just for DLC, not online access. Idiot.

      • Ninebreaker (HurtboxTV)

        are you stupid? I meant that since it’s a season pass if you buy it used they’ll make you pay for an online pass. You asshole, go fuck yourself.

        • nutzilla13

          No. You are still wrong. You can still play online even if you buy it used, you just won’t be able to use the DLC characters since you did not buy them. This isn’t EA bro, this is NetherRealm.

  • Pol Subanajouy

    Getting real tired of this trend.

    • sb

      Find another hobby

      • $35897352

        what about you stop being a fanboy?

  • windsagio

    Hey guys, this is how real DLC works.

    The only right way to do it is to have it planned and started before release, otherwise you ‘ll miss the time period when people are most likely to buy.

    It’s just a part of the development cycle now, that’s how the business is.

    • KubikiriTurkojin

      thats how retards think. they make the game and dont release characters that could have already been in the game just so can they can add them later and ask more money for characters that could have been in the game on release.

      this isnt done for the fans, its done for that quick extra buck that a lot of retard would probably buy. especially those in the fgc.

      • windsagio

        amazingly, NRS is a business not a ‘hey lets give people everything they want for free’ club.

        Nobody’s forcing anybody to buy anything, and I trust people to be able to decide whether something is worth the money on their own.

        This stuff is just like the “OMG Evo passes should be free!!!!!” guys… and just as sad.

    • $35897352

      And the problem is that fanboys accept this idea as “common sense” and give their money without complaints. But you know, you could choose not to be a sheep.

      • windsagio

        see below.

  • Rofl gamer entitlement syndrome incoming

    • $18011339

      I like hearing people bitch about this because I don’t want it to become the de facto game launch process. But thanks for establishing how much better you are than the rest of Shoryuken the instant this article gets posted. Attention much?

    • Joey T Medina

      This is more like a Call of Duty Season Pass where you buy future map packs in a bundle at release. They’re probably not even close to finishing the packs yet but have probably conceptualized them already.

      Packs include costumes, 1 new character, and possible new missions for the Star Labs tower. People are going to complain because this looks like they are doing exactly what Capcom does, but it’s not same.

  • Max Cancel

    Best to get this trash in sooner then later I guess. Trash to go with your trashy game maybe down the road they can patch in a decent engine.

    • samael789

      Oh please do go suck a goat. You are a fart stain on the face of the FGC.

  • Connor Phoenix

    Dunno why people would complain about this. This is just how video games are nowadays. All DLC is made and ready before the game comes out, we just have to deal with it. Not really interested in any of the 3 skins but I’ll be getting all the DLC characters so I’ll get this still. 1200 points is pretty decent though considering a lot of season passes for games are 2400. Each character is 400 points each if you buy them separately.

  • JasonWalraven

    only 4 characters for $15? Didn’t the other company dish out 12 characters for $20?

    • powerprotoman

      difrence being those 12 should have been free these 4 havent even been made

    • Magegg

      Wait fo the “Komplete Edition”, then.

    • sb

      Yup Capcom did

    • Trollolo You

      Weren’t Cashcoms characters already finished and just waited on the disc to get released?
      NRS in fact just started working on the DLC characters and the season pass offers you 4 characters for the price of 3 and skin packs.
      Producing new characters does cost money as Skullgirls prove it.

      • JasonWalraven

        what does it matter if the characters are produced before or after release? the production costs are the same. NRS charges $3.75 per character. The other guys charged $1.67

      • KubikiriTurkojin

        these are 3d characters, and very generic looking ones at that. they cost jack shit.

    • TheAverageGuyTAG

      Yes, but those 12 characters were all finished and on the disc at launch.

      • JasonWalraven

        how does that affect production costs?

        • TheAverageGuyTAG

          I didn’t say that it affects production costs. However, considering how relatively finished or near-finished the characters were (I think when they were actually released, they had some balancing done) when the game launched, it can be inferred that those characters were included in the initial game’s budget as opposed to an external DLC budget like what is probably the case with the Injustice DLC characters (assuming that they’re not going to pull the same schtick that Capcom did). What I’m saying is that Capcom is charging 20 bucks for characters that were, if not completely finished, largely finished, could have easily been shipped with the base game for no extra charge, but was instead held back to make a quick buck.

          Also, as MortalKomment said before, you’re forced to buy a whole pack of characters to get your hands on the character(s) you want, even if you don’t want the others. So if you want only, say, Elena and Bryan, guess what? You’ve gotta pay 20 bucks.

    • Also, you have the option of buying Injustice’s DLC character individually if you don’t care about the other three.

  • KubikiriTurkojin

    fuck this game, its characters, th seasosonpass and their dlc.

    besides isnt one game with faggots in them (mvc) enough for your gay needs?

    • $18011339

      Ok just stating right here this guy is schizophrenic and barely functioning, he isn’t trolling, please just leave him alone

      • CptPokerface

        Coulda fooled me. Thought it was autism, personally.

      • KubikiriTurkojin

        you reall into these superhomos? did i offend your superhero alter ego? fuck off bitch.

        • I_got_that_Glock_unlock

          Your daddy is a faggot, your brothers is faggot your, mom is a tranny.
          Your family full faggot cock suckers, don’t be mad at me because they
          made you the family dick eater for a living. You faggot gay ass mud ape
          looking bitch.

    • I_got_that_Glock_unlock

      Yea and fuck you faggot sand nigger

      • KubikiriTurkojin

        nigger, cracker, sandnigger or whatever the fuck you are. calling other people faggot when you enjoy watching gay men tight suits doesnt make a lot of sense you retarded inbred piece of shit.

        • I_got_that_Glock_unlock

          Your daddy is a faggot, your brothers is faggot your, mom is a tranny. Your family full faggot cock suckers, don’t be mad at me because they made you the family dick eater for a living. You faggot gay ass mud ape looking bitch.

        • I_got_that_Glock_unlock

          Your daddy is a faggot, your brothers is faggot your, mom is a tranny.
          Your family full faggot cock suckers, don’t be mad at me because they
          made you the family dick eater for a living. You faggot gay ass mud ape
          looking bitch.

    • I_got_that_Glock_unlock

      KubikiriTurkojin the faggot know for sucking dicks for a living.

  • gaftra

    There’s a reason video games have stayed $60 for the last 7 years while everything about them keeps getting more expensive.

  • Trollolo You

    People need to realize that this is not bad business.
    You can buy Injustice for 50$ and it will offer you more content than all the other fighting games (excluding Mortal Kombat 9) out there will offer you combined.

    The 4 additional characters which you will get for each 375 microsoft points will be developed after the release of the game.
    One of the devs on TYM stated that they just started working on the first DLC character.

    While you have companies like Cashcom, where they lock 12 characters on the disc and wait and wait and then sell you the stuff separately. If you justify that, but don’t see that NRS is doing a much better job when it comes to treating their customers with respect and offering them the DLC the way it should be done, then you’re one stupid, helpless fuck.

    • $35897352

      NRS and Cashcom do the same, the difference is that the guys at NRS aren’t dat rotters as to offer the content on disk, they just wait few months and release it.

    • Ninebreaker (HurtboxTV)

      I’m sorry this and MK9 have more content than most fighters? Tekken and SoulCalibur want to have a word with you on that. Harada friggen made a crapton of extra characters for Tag 2 that they could have easily made paid DLC. He didn’t, he made what? 8 or so characters free? with a big customization mode, Tekken tunes, and a bunch of features? Or maybe SCV with it’s really good character creator and I would say a good cast of characters. Yes Capcom sucks when it comes to giving out content, but in the end their fighters are legendary and for the most part really well done. They’re just assholes when it comes to DLC and keeping stuff from us.

  • Kaihedgie

    It’s too much to ask for Terry McGinnis or Inque, so Clayface will have to do >:

  • Joel

    This generation believes they deserve everything for free. Games are not finished right before their release date. As a matter of fact this game is most likely finished as of now. From day one fighting games always have characters dropped because there wasn’t time to include them in it. Because of how DLC works companies now can add characters to games right after they are finished. They are most likely working on this chars, while the game is already finished and being prepared for shipping. When you grow up and understand about money you will know why this works this way.

    • Kaihedgie

      Midway actually took out a character that was basically completed early in the beta stages of MK4.

      • All for there not being enough new characters I might add.

        • Kaihedgie

          A fan favorite hidden character that remained hidden all the way till Armageddon. That’s sad :V

    • $35897352

      This generation? You think because you’re are an old dinosaur you are better? Please, we all know they finished these supposed DLC already and they are just wwaiting few months to release them and then get some bucks from your pockets. Making profits they call it.

      • Joel

        No, is because I have perspective. I have seen this business evolve and have seen where this comes from. Take a moment to think what your statement entails. “They have finished this content already”. Do you think this is a smart business move? And I’m not talking about consumers being angry. I’m talking about time and money. If what you say is true then the game that we are buying was finished a while back, and they kept it under wraps in order to finish then extra characters before releasing it. Do you think that’s what companies want? They want to make as much money as possible as fast as possible. They even rush games that shouldn’t be released because of this. Do you really believe they will wait until they develop content that isn’t supposed to be released yet?

    • KubikiriTurkojin

      the reason you state is the very reason fighting games were reduced to shit tier in gaming status and werent care for except by some of the most hardcore. what the fuck happened to waiting to release a game till its FULLY finished. there is no reason to make the same game 3 times and sell it again and again with minor additions other than to fuck over the consumer base. this way you have buy the same damn game 3 times in a year and have the first 2 games be for nothing because they are already outdated and nobody plays that outdated game anymore.

      so whats next, publishers selling rpg’s where you have to buy the end of the game as it wasnt finished and this way they can make more through dlc. or going the cashcum route and releasing a game with the real ending not even in the game unless you buy the dlc.

      you are not looking at it as a consumer, consumers want something worthy for their money, you just like getting fucked, not everybody is like you,.

      • Joel

        Like I said, game content always have been dropped. Back in they day you could read developers interviews and they were always complaining about how much content they wanted to add and didn’t have time for it. Fighting games and everything else. There were stages, characters, features, etc that time didn’t allowed them to develop and this was a long time before internet was even widespread. And this isn’t just a video game problem. In software development there is a concept call a “Feature Freeze”, this is the day when nothing new gets added. You are buying a fully developed game, the fact that they want to add content afterwards doesn’t mean they didn’t finished the game. If you wanna see what happens when a company keeps adding every idea they have while development take a look at Duke Nukem Forever.

    • GothicGuido

      You got some good points, but some companies take it to the extreme. That’s why gamer’s are p.od. I’m not saying this deal in particular is a rip off but something like Street fighter x Tekken certainly is. Charged for 12 characters that were already on the disc, there is no way that’s reasonable. If anyone would like to defend it, feel free (Not being a dick I would honesty be impressed if someone could defend it)

  • A Season Pass for a fighting games doesn’t make sense to me. Unless the 4 additional characters are released at the same time, which, according to this article, they will not. I don’t know, the idea is weird to me, maybe because it just hasn’t been done like that before (correct me if I’m wrong). Maybe there will be more add-ons other than the 4 characters and one skin pack?


    people realize that the dlc will be out and the season pass will still be purchasable right
    ? Oh and ALL DLC IS PLANNED.

  • Sentsuizan

    I’m all for cosmetics like skins being DLC. But things that change the balance of a game,like characters, etc., should not.

    • windsagio

      As long as they’re not doing cash for power, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with it.

      If they’re selling ‘superawesomesilveragesupermanwhocansneezeoutgalaxies’ that’s different than if they’re just selling different characters… which they will intentionally try to balance.

  • Ty Arnold

    If they only started adding the DLC later, say a few months after the game’s release, people would likely have already forgotten about the game by that point, outside of a dedicated fanbase. Like it or not, this is the most efficient way to go about it.

    • $35897352

      Wrong. people don’t “forget” their games after “few” months”. From where you get this idea?

      • windsagio

        most of the customers have quit playing fairly quickly usually, especially if there’s nothing new to pique their interest. You may not like it, but it’s reality.

        Quick DLC both puts the extra content out there quickly when people are most likely to buy it, *and* keeps the game somewhat fresher for folks.

  • Ace

    I remember the good ‘ole days when you unlocked new characters by just playing the game. =P

    • Amadeus Alexander

      Money says there will be at least 2 unlockable characters.

    • Kaihedgie

      Mortal Kombat, UMVC3, Blazblue, and Soulcalibur V would like to have a word with you

      • martin rush

        “good ole days” those games are arguable new.

        • Kaihedgie

          I also happen to recall in the “good ole days” that people whined that they weren’t playable right away and that we had do something to make them available, that they didn’t want to work to and be forced to play as characters they weren’t interested in and/or didn’t like just to get to the reason they’re playing the game in the first place.

          I remember the days when people whined about Goku’s higher Super Saiyan forms not been playable on the outside in the Budokai games or Trunks’s hair-down style not being playable. I remember people whining about characters being taken out in the N64 version of Trilogy and making two of the boss characters hidden playables instead of available on the outset. Hell, finding out how to unlock the darn characters in any game was just as much of a hassle as paying for them. To this day, some people still have not unlocked everything from the “good ole days”. Some people just can’t do it, no matter how hard they tried.

    • Emezie Okorafor

      I remember the good old days when fighting games had 8 characters, and if you wanted more you paid 60 bucks for the next game.

      Today, games come defualt with 40+ characters for the same $60 price tag that SF2 had 20 years ago.

      Even a fricking Snickers bar today costs more than it did 20 years ago.

      Video games cost WAY more today to create than they did in the “good old days”. If you want to keep the $60 price tag, then you better be willing to put up with DLC.

  • Am i the only one that wants Static Shock in this game?

  • Kyle Williams

    If Booster gold is part of that pass for the new characters, That’s fifteen dollars on its own.

  • Thomaz Barros

    Ah how i like the days how fighting games didn’t constantly try to milk your money

    Oh wait, that’s never fucking happened

    Leave to video game companies to make shady bussiness decisions