Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition Release Date Announced SuperCheats News
Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Entertainment today conformed the upcoming release of Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition and announced a firm release date of May 29th for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
The expanded version of the award-winning blockbuster video game developed by Rocksteady Studios is scheduled for release in North America starting May 29th, and in Europe, Australia and other global territories in September, for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Batman: Arkham City is one of the highest reviewed titles of 2011 and with the release of the Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition, fans can extend the multi-award winning experience as the Dark Knight with Harley Quinn's Revenge, the final chapter in Batman: Arkham City that adds more than two hours of original game play to the critically-acclaimed interactive title.
Also included on disc will be all five previously released downloadable content (DLC) packs, as well as a Batman Year One movie download.
Fans who already own an original boxed edition of Batman: Arkham City can experience the new game play by downloading the Harley Quinn's Revenge Pack, which will be available beginning May 29th in the PlayStation Network and in the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360.
The Harley Quinn's Revenge mission sends players back into Arkham City to face their final challenge as they interchange between playing as both Batman and Robin. Gamers must utilize each of the characters' unique combat and investigative skills to uncover Harley's vengeful plan and shut the gates on the urban mega-prison forever.
In addition to experiencing a new storyline, fans can explore new environments and face-off against Harley's all new gang of thugs. The DLC on disc includes the Catwoman Pack, Nightwing Bundle Pack, Robin Bundle Pack, Challenge Map Pack and Arkham City Skins Pack. All told, Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition packages new game play content, seven maps, three playable characters, and 12 skins beyond the original retail release:
-- Maps: Wayne Manor, Main Hall, Freight Train, Black Mask, The Joker's Carnival, Iceberg Long, and Batcave
-- Playable Characters: Catwoman, Robin, and Nightwing
-- Skins: 1970's Batsuit, Year One Batman, The Dark Knight Returns, Earth One Batman, Batman Beyond Batman, Animated Batman, Sinestro Corps Batman, Long Halloween Catwoman, Animated Catwoman, Animated Robin, Red Robin and Animated Nightwing