Faze Clan’s newest function dips into the DC universe

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Forward of DC’s FanDome occasion subsequent month, the comics firm celebrates Batman Day with a slew of superhero-themed gadgets for followers. That features a new ten-episode scripted podcast on HBO Max, an augmented actuality app, and, in fact, a limited-edition comedian that includes a few of the stars of FaZe Clan.

Whereas we didn’t really see that final one coming, it’s a actual factor that will probably be obtainable in comedian kind on September twenty fourth. Based on DC Comics, you possibly can anticipate to see FaZe Banks, FaZe Apex, FaZe Temperrr, FaZeRain, FaZe Adapt, FaZe Rug, and FaZe Blaze as heroes, all adopted by a slew of crossover merch dropping all through Batman Month.

Fulfilling co-owner Lee Trink’s assertion on The Vergecast that he believes “gaming goes to drive tradition and life-style for this subsequent decade for certain,” FaZe Clan is the primary gaming group to create a comic book with DC, and with its personal in-house studio, it’s unlikely to cease there. In case you can’t wait to combine up your gaming and your comics, don’t overlook to take a look at the six-issue run of Batman: Zero Level launched earlier this yr. It pulled the caped crusader into the Fortnite universe and offered an uncommon peek contained in the lore of Epic Video games’ battle royale title.

Batman x FaZe Clan
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For the Batman augmented actuality expertise, children of all ages can set up the DC: Batman Bat-Tech Version app on Android and iOS, now up to date with a brand new mission to mark the occasion.

Batman: The Audio Adventures
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In case you want an audio expertise, Batman: The Audio Adventures is obtainable beginning right this moment solely inside HBO Max, the first of many for the service because it provides on scripted audio content material. As soon as the episodes are dwell, you must have the ability to discover them by looking inside the app. It’s not a really perfect podcast listening expertise, and it will likely be fascinating to see how many individuals really search the episodes out.

Based on a press launch, it’s written by Dennis McNicholas with inspiration from Batman: The Animated Collection and the Nineteen Sixties TV present. Jeffrey Wright voices Batman, Rosario Dawson is Catwoman, and John Leguizamo seems as The Riddler, whereas different notable appearances embrace Chris Parnell, Kenan Thompson, Alan Tudyk, and others. A companion 80-page comedian will probably be launched in October.