DeathStroke has been added to the Injustice: Gods Among Us roster, NetherRealm Studios has confirmed.

A mercenary and assassin who first appeared in comic series The New Teen Titans in 1980, Deathstroke was the inspiration for wisecracking mercenary Deadpool.

He joins Batman, Catwoman, Cyborg, Flash, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Harley Quinn, Joker, Nightwing, Solomon Grundy, Superman, and Wonder Woman in the DC fighting game, with over 20 expected in total.

Injustice: Gods Among Us is due in April 2013 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U.