PSLS Help Desk – Injustice 2 Brainiac – How to Unlock Without Paying

The biggest gaming release this week is NetherRealm Studios’ Injustice 2. The superhero fighting game features all of the biggest names from DC Comics’ vast library of characters, but it also features a lot of lesser known heroes and villains like Firestorm and Captain Cold. In all, the game features a roster of 29 playable characters on-disc (the first DLC character—Darkseid—is already available as well). Every single character is unlocked from the get go, except for Brainiac. This week’s PSLS Help Desk will tell you how to unlock Brainiac in Injustice 2.

In total, there’s two different ways to unlock Brainiac. The quickest is to go into the game’s Extras menu, and purchase the powerful villain from the PlayStation Store for $5.99. That’s the same price as Darkseid, who was a bonus character for those that pre-ordered NetherRealm’s latest. If you don’t want to spend money, you’re in luck, as it’s pretty easy to unlock Brainiac without spending a dime.

To unlock Brainiac for free, players will want to play through the entirety of Injustice 2‘s story mode. Brainiac appears as a major antagonist in the cinematic story, and once the player completes the mode they’ll unlock him for use in other single-player modes and in multiplayer. Players don’t have to worry about the choices they made in the story, as getting either of the game’s two endings will get the character to unlock. Playing through an enjoyable story mode (which you can play on very easy difficulty if it becomes too challenging) sure beats spending almost six dollars!

So, there you have it. How to unlock Brainiac in Injustice 2 is as simple as beating the game’s entertaining story. Hopefully this tip will save you a few dollars, and now that money can go towards a DLC fighter or another game (it’s crazy how far six bucks will go on the PlayStation Store).

Have you already unlocked Brainiac 2 in Injustice 2? How do you like fighting as the character? Let us know in the comments below and tell us what you’d like Help Desk to help you with in the future!

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