Get the 'Injustice 2' 101 With Latest Video

The fighting game packed with DC favorites is here with a quick primer on story, characters and gear

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The release fighting sequel Injustice 2 is just a week away so there's a brand new video to get you all caught up with the new story, the character roster and the new gear system. 

It's Batman versus Superman in Injustice 2, the Justice League is dismantled and Brainiac is the main bad guy. The new gear mechanics will let you grow your strength, ability, defense and health and experience perks as you battle. A mobile version of the game will also let you link to your console and unlock exclusive loot that way. 

Yesterday Warner Bros. also announced the the 'Injustice 2 Championship Series,' an esports program for the game that boasts a $600,000 prize pool. It's open to amateur and pro players throughout North America, Europe and Latin America.

Injustice 2 will be released on May 16 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One