Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition Confirmed for PS3, Releases in April

February 20, 2014Written by Jason Dunning


Confirming the Xbox Live leak, Warner Bros. has announced that Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition will be released for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC on April 1st in North America and April 2nd in Europe. You can expect the console version of the game – previously only available on 3DS and PS Vita – to cost £15.99/$19.99 through the PlayStation Store.

Handled by Armature Studio, the team who did the original handheld version, the Deluxe Edition includes enhanced HD 2.5D graphics, a new map and hint system for better navigation and objective tracking, 5.1 surround sound, and a fully voiced narrative. In addition to all the previously released suits, you’ll also be able to unlock the exclusive Zero Year Batsuit skin by registering or signing into a Warner Bros. ID account.

Here’s a look at the game:

And here’s your description for Blackgate:

After gang-fueled uprisings occur within the walls of Blackgate Prison, Batman is called in to restore order and put an end to the rebellion before the chaos implodes. As the story progresses, players will explore deep inside the bowels of this remote island penitentiary and discover what happened after the events of Batman: Arkham Origins and learn more details of the Dark Knight’s past.

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