‘Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate’ coming to consoles and PC this April

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate was released for the PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS last fall as a companion to Batman: Arkham Origins. Now, console and PC gamers will be able to play it as well. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is being developed by Armature Studio, the same team behind the handheld version. The new version is remastered in HD and will be available on April 1st for $19.99 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and PC. Check out the trailer and full press release below for more info.

BURBANK, Calif. – Feb. 20, 2014 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman™: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition for the PlayStation®3 system, Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii U™ system and PC.  Developed by Armature Studio, the same team behindBatman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for handheldthe game delivers the same dynamic story and gameplay, now in high-definition. Fans will be able to purchase the game beginning April 1 on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE® Marketplace, Nintendo eShop and Steam for $19.99.

Previously available only for PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition brings the content of Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate to console and PC with enhanced high-definition 2.5-D graphics, a new map & hint system for improved navigation and objective tracking, 5.1 surround sound, a fully voiced narrative and a captivating storyline.  In addition to all previous released suits, players will be able to unlock the exclusive Zero Year Batsuit skin by registering for or signing into a Warner Bros. ID (WBID) account.

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.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB.  Fans can visit www.batmanarkhamorigins.com for more information about the game.