WB Video games Montréal has been slowly teasing a brand new venture, most definitely a brand new Batman sport, and by slowly we imply slowly — over the course of some months. In line with new pictures posted by the corporate Thursday, there’s nonetheless much more clues to be revealed.
The next brand, which depicts an emblem with swords and what appear like talons surrounded by fowl wings, was tweeted from the studio’s official account with nothing however the textual content “/redacted.”
Nonetheless, when you go to the official website and use the redacted string, you may see a a lot bigger picture. On the time of this writing, there are solely two emblems inserted right into a a lot bigger dial. As you possibly can see, there are not less than eight extra slots to go.
That is simply the most recent of many clues the studio has launched over the previous few months. The primary official clue we obtained was in September, when the WB Video games Montréal Twitter account posted after a protracted hiatus with a cryptic, short video and the phrases “Seize the Knight/Cape sur la nuit.”
The overall consensus was that the corporate was teasing the following Batman sport, however particularly, an adaptation of Batman: The Court docket of Owls, which was a comics storyline created by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo from 2011. It follows Bruce Wayne as he contends with the titular courtroom, which we study is a secret cabal made up of a few of Gotham’s wealthiest households. Additionally they make use of assassins referred to as Talons and are sometimes seen sporting owl masks.
The primary cryptic clue runs by a sequence of 4 logos that may pertain to loads of points of the Batman mythos (the demon head, for instance, brings up pictures of Ra’s al Ghul) however tremendously resemble the emblem for the Court docket of Owls (extra on this later). The massive kicker although was when Snyder, in a now deleted tweet, quote-tweeted the WB Montréal publish and stated “Look ahead to it… #BewaretheCourtofOwls.”
This new Batman sport principle was solely strengthened with the tweet earlier than this on Sept. 22, which confirmed the studio celebrating the Caped Crusader’s 80th anniversary. Contemplating it created the final Batman sport, Arkham Origins, them tweeting concerning the character is not unusual. Nonetheless, it was carried out after an almost four-year hiatus.
There have been different indicators which were popping up for a pair years now. In Nov. 2018, an affiliate producer on the studio tweeted the picture below, which exhibits off a shirt with the Court docket of Owls brand.
It does not assist that this picture from the studio’s vacation social gathering additionally exists.
Granted each of those may simply present that there are large Batman followers working on the studio. Regardless, the proof is overwhelming that WB Video games Montréal is engaged on a brand new venture and that it’s going to seemingly be a brand new Batman sport. Whether or not it will be The Court docket of Owls or one thing else remains to be up within the air.
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