Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is a video game having the characters from the Mortal Kombat video game franchise along with DC's superheroes and villians. Set to be released on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. November 16, 2008(North America) and November 21, 2008(Europe) will be the game's release dates. According to interviews, the characters are being chosen mainly looking for parallels between the characters from both universes. For one, Sub-Zero seems to have been chosen as Batman's face-off, according to the game art and trailer.Ed Boon has said that some of the characters' abilities, especially on the DC side, have been toned down to make them balanced within the game. A case of this Ed Boon mentioned, is Superman no longer as invulnerable as he usually is, for example he may now be hurt by Scorpion's spear.