Warner Bros has opened up public registrations for a public alpha for Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League.
As reported by Video Games Chronicle, Warner Bros was sure to remind testers that the game was not complete. They said:
“Please note, the game is still in development, and this test will only represent a smaller, specific section of the campaign and will not be representative of the full/final experience.”
The alpha is happening between November 30, 2023, at 6 AM PT, and December 4, 2023, at 12 AM PT. That will certainly be more than enough time for players to collect impressions, so we can expect a lot of that feedback to go public at the start of next month.
But this alpha is primarily about testing Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League’s online infrastructure. Presumably, they will be testing for cross-play in particular, as Warner Bros’ studio Rocksteady has to be the one coordinating their system across different platforms, from different companies, while respecting each other’s DMCAs and internal information.
Rocksteady must surely be aware that fans are going to be judging the game itself, even if this alpha is about the online systems. There’s a lot of bad press surrounding Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, leading to its delay.
In particular, a PlayStation Showcase from February of this year ended up being a poor showing, as fans reacted to Rocksteady’s preview with disappointment and credulity. That was compounded with revelations that Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League was being planned as a live service game.
While live service games have been very popular and successful in recent years, gamers are starting to feel saturated by the genre. We should also recognize the nuances in thisRead more on gameranx.com