Gotham City is an arena in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. This arena is on the DC side and Batman's and Joker's home city. It is also under Batman's protection from various criminal organizations such as the gangs lead by Joker, Two-Face, Penguin, Black Mask and the League of Assassins. It is also protected from notorious criminals, such as Joker, Harley Quinn, Ra's Al Ghul, Two-Face, The Penguin, Black Mask, Deathstroke, Bane, Poison Ivy, Scarecrow, The Riddler, Deadshot, Killer Croc, Firefly, Mad Hatter, Mr. Freeze, Deacon Blackfire, Great White Shark and Orca.
The battle begins on a rooftop of a building within the city, where the player can throw the opponent to the streets down below. The places featured are other buildings, and the back alleys of Gotham.
In the alleys, the player can see quotes of The Joker from the game.
This is also the area that appears in the game's main menu.