The trailer doesn’t give too much away, but it looks like it’s going to follow the story from the games and comics closely. The feature-length animated film is set for release on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and Digital on October 19th, 2021. Here’s the official plot synopsis:
“Inspired by Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studios’ popular video game, and the best-selling DC graphic novel based on the video game, Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year One by Tom Taylor, the animated film Injustice finds an alternate world gone mad – where The Joker has duped Superman into killing Lois Lane, sending the Man of Steel on a deadly rampage. Unhinged, Superman decides to take control of the Earth for humanity’s own good. Determined to stop him, Batman creates a team of like-minded, freedom-fighting heroes. But when Super Heroes go to war, can the world survive?”
DC’s animated films have a great track record, and Injustice was one of those rare fighting games where the story was actually really cool. It was pretty wild to see Superman go off the deep end, and both Injustice and Injustice 2 kept me engaged. I found myself just wanting to get to the next fight to see what was going to happen next. Who can honestly say that about any fighting game? If you haven’t played them yet, I can’t recommend them enough.