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 can play the game too. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate — Deluxe Edition is being developed by Armature Studio, the same team behind the handheld version. The new version is remastered in HD and can be downloaded today for $19.99 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and PC. Check out the launch trailer and full press release below for more info.
BURBANK, Calif. – April 1, 2014 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today are releasing Batman™: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition for digital download on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system (Americas), Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii U™ system (Americas) and PC. Developed by Armature Studio, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition enhances the corepillars of the previously released handheld version of the game with high-definition visuals, an all-new map system, new enemy encounters, difficulty levels, and batsuits. Fans can begin downloading the game today on the PlayStation®Network (Americas), Xbox Live Games Store, Nintendo eShop (Americas) and STEAM for $19.99. The game is scheduled for release in Europe and other international territories beginning April 2 on the PS3™, and later in April on the Wii U.
Previously only available for PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system, and created as a companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition features enhanced high-definition 2.5-D graphics and, 5.1 surround sound. Players will be able to guide their way through Blackgate prison with the new navigational system created for this version of the game. In addition, they can suit up with the exclusive Zero Year Batsuit skin which players can unlock by registering for a Warner Bros. ID (WBID) account.
Set three months after Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman is summoned to restore peace and order within the walls of Blackgate Prison. Players will explore the depths of the island penitentiary as Batman investigates and realizes that there is more to the henchman uprising than initially meets the eye.
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.