Speaking to The Daily Beast, Snyder explained that it's the shadow of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy that's causing the imbalance.
"[It's] because it's a different Batman than was in the Chris Nolan movies, so we have a little bit more explaining to do – and you just had a whole Superman movie," said Snyder.
"You need to understand where Batman is with everything," he added. "And that's more toward the beginning, but it evens back out as it goes on".
In the same interview, Snyder also called out Marvel's Ant-Man, while Lux Luthor himself, Jesse Eisenberg, recently beamed with pride about just how good Batman v Superman will be.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens on March 25, and you can watch