Warner Bros and NetherRealm Studios announced the official "Injustice: Gods Among Us" release date Tuesday for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. A new "Battle Edition" for the game was also unveiled that includes a fight stick.
"Injustice: Gods Among Us" is now scheduled to be released on April 16, 2013. The previously announced Collector's Edition will be released at the same time for $99.99 along with the just announced Battle Edition for $149.99.
The Battle Edition comes with the game, exclusive "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Fight Stick featuring official artwork from the game and three exclusive skins based on Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman from DC Comics – "The New 52." The Fight Stick is described as "a lightweight controller that boasts a non-skid foam underside, a lockout feature for the Start, Select and Guide buttons, as well as adjustable illumination for the buttons and joystick."
Update: Warner Bros. sent out an additional note stating that the Battle Edition will only be available at GameStop and EB Games stores in the United States and Canada.
Meanwhile, the Collector's Edition features the game, an exclusive DC Collectibles statue with Batman battling Wonder Woman, the first issue of the "Injustice: Gods Among Us" comic book, the same DLC skins as the Battle Edition and a digital download of the "Justice League: Doom" animated movie.
The Wii U will not receive the Battle Edition or the Collector's Edition of "Injustice: Gods Among Us."