When Marco reviewed Injustice 2 back May this past year, he called it the pinnacle of fighting games and after playing it myself soon after release, there is absolutely no doubt in my own mind that his statement was i’m all over this. Fast forward almost twelve months and we’ve the Injustice 2 Legendary Edition, which is by all accounts the definitive edition of the overall game that people all love playing and also have probably spent thousands of hours on.
Injustice 2, for many who haven’t played it yet, includes a fantastic story mode, insane ultimate abilities, breathtaking visuals (especially with HDR) and a loot system comparable to that of a Diablo game, with practically endless possibilities for character customization. The loot system may be the game’s most addictive feature and in conjunction with the multiverse, daily quests and more, you can play the overall game for decades if you wanted to.
The Legendary Edition brings all of the DLC characters, namely Darkseid, Red Hood, Starfire, Sub-Zero, Black Manta, Raiden, Hellboy, Atom, Enchantress and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. You can level up with each one of these characters, unlock gear and augmentations and just go wild, which is great for many who didn’t splurge on the best Edition and just have the initial roster at their disposal.
Then, the best Edition also contains five Premier Skins, that have technically brought two of my favourite characters of the DC universe in to the game. With these DLC characters also come new Legendary Multiverses to advance through. When equipping among the Premier Skins on a character, they become a different one with their own group of dialogue, voice acting not to mention an awesome look.
My personal favourite may be the Reverse Flash skin, as I’ve always wished to play with Eobard Thawne, an strong and complicated villain that the DC universe got perfectly. After watching the first season of Black Lightning and loving the type, I’m also very excited to start to see the Black Lightning Premier Skin, that you use on Raiden to modify things up. The other Premier Skins include Power Girl, John Stewart Green Lantern and Grid, but Personally i think like there have been other, better characters out there to select from.
Among my biggest gripes is that two characters that i really hoped would make the cut aren’t in the entire Injustice 2 roster, namely John Constantine and Spawn.
I mean seriously, who wouldn’t wish to start to see the banter between Hellboy and Constantine? They might even have just been Premier Skins, but without their presence, especially old John, the entire roster feels incomplete. You will want to omit a Mortal Kombat character like Raiden instead?
The DLC characters I really do love is, of course, Hellboy as my absolute favourite and his ultimate sees him literally smacking his opponent in to the depths hell. His intros and everything about him feels great and even though he is among the slower Injustice 2 characters out there, he packs one massive punch. Then we, of course, have the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and I really like their addition to the overall game.
You truly play with Leonardo in the overall game, but he can summon the other three into combat to throw ninja-stars or smack an enemy in the facial skin with a skateboard. This ability is on a cooldown and the turtles refresh on timers, not draining your power bars along the way. I feel like this is a lttle bit overpowered right now. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also bring, what’s in my opinion, the very best ultimate to the overall game, ending in an impressive “shellshock” as possible plainly see in the image below.
Sure, the Injustice 2 Legendary Edition may be the definitive edition of the overall game, but there are no exclusive features or characters. That’s actually a very important thing, especially for many who have previously splurged on some DLC characters and developed their standard edition. Through the launch of the Legendary Edition, the developer also released an enormous update for the overall game, adding a tonne of cool things, nonetheless it is very important to keep in mind before we continue that everything I’ll touch on below can be open to owners of the typical edition with the update.
My favourite addition then one which has helped me up my game so much may be the expanded tutorial system called the Learn Hub. It really is an in-depth system (which also grants you Mother Boxes as you progress) that explains everything from the standard of combos, clashes and environmental object uses to those insane combos that I’ve seen hardly any persons accomplish without fault.
The Learn Hub may be the single greatest addition to the overall game and even explains about frames and other intricacies that you may not know about.
The system teaches you precisely when and how exactly to press each button and it’ll help newcomers and veterans alike somewhat because everybody knows what size a learning curve Injustice 2 can have and how complicated it could become once you enter the game’s multiplayer or undertake difficult multiverse objectives.
The update also adds new gear set and the developer has made some adjustments to level 20 gear, with some very nice special enhancements for many who complete a couple of course. Then, the endless grind for gear and more power also gets upped with the brand new level cap being 30, complete new inventory slots you can unlock at level 25 in addition to a new ability slot and level 30 augmentations.
Just the free update alone gives players a lot more to do in the overall game that you almost certainly don’t even need the Legendary Edition or any DLC characters at this stage. However, with the help of all of the DLC characters, Injustice 2 is a casino game that you could probably play for another decade.
There is merely so much loot and things you can do that it’s truly mind-blowing. Couple that with the awesome ultimate skills and fighting game combat that knows no equal and you will see why the knowledge is one never to be missed.
Injustice 2 Legendary Edition is considered to be the definitive Injustice 2 experience. Should you have never played the overall game then this is obviously the version to get. Things get yourself a little trickier for many who have already played the overall game, as you might have purchased some or each of the DLC characters already. The one thing the that sticks out will be the Premier Skins, that have been already designed for Ultimate Edition owners anyway, plus they are awesome as I mentioned in this review, with Reverse Flash being and Black Lightning being my absolute favourites.
With that said, the brand new level cap, gear, level 30 augmentations, new training mode and all of the cool stuff is open to everyone who owns the overall game. For many who own the overall game but never bought a DLC for this, this is an excellent edition to maybe upgrade to, much like all of the characters available you will find a large amount of new loot so that you can accumulate and characters to level up, that could add a handful of hundred hours of gameplay. We didn’t score the overall game when we first reviewed it, so have a look at my score below of the entire package for many who haven’t yet played the overall game.
The Injustice 2 Legendary Edition, ultimately, is a fantastic package and the overall game is now much better than ever. It will come in at roughly the same price the game’s standard edition was at launch, so that it is up to each player to determine if the contents of the package are worth the price tag for them. For that, we supply the Injustice 2 Legendary Edition a 9.4/10.