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Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment are announcing Batman: Arkham Knight, Rocksteady Studios’ conclusion to the series of award-winning titles Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Batman: Arkham Knight is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and is scheduled to be released worldwide on PS4 in 2014.

In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city that he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady’s uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise.

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Fuck yeah, the world can never have enough batman.

Iv'e played through 70% of Arkham Origins twice due to corrupt saves but never finished it since.

And some more info

Among the highlights are that it features a “brand new villain” created by Rocksteady who is called ‘Arkham Knight’; there will be new moves for Bats to perform using the batmobile; there are some insanely high polygon counts (one character model has the same as the Arkham Asylum environments); and that the batmobile has been designed to be the best car to ever feature in a game – ever.

There is also confirmed to be no multiplayer whatsoever – Arkham Knight is a single player game through-and-through. The map will be a massive 5 times larger than Arkham City (wow!) and there will be absolutely no load times, including when transitioning into buildings.

Batman will be a more versatile character this time around, able to use his weapons and gadgets in mid-flight, take advantage of new freeflow combat and predator moves, and put the batmobile to various uses.


Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2014.

Crysto
For anyone who comes looking into the Console section for information about the PC version of this - don't buy it, yet.
The PC port is about as bad as they come, and was done by a '3rd party developer', you need to edit .ini files to:
- Unlock the framerate from 30.
- Change mouse sensitivity.
- Change/disable some basic graphical settings such as motion blur, texture filtering, and to get 'high' texture quality (low, normal are the only options in-game)

Beyond that the performance is horrible, I'm seeing wild fluctuations between 40 and 100 fps (with a single 980ti @ 1440p, SSD), negative SLI scaling, some textures are terrible quality and issues with texture streaming.

Rock Paper Shotgun has some pretty tragic footage, far worse than anything I've seen:


Well, at least the dev's have commented:

ratchan
i picked it up today and im undecided on the quality. it looks good but theres something off. maybe the way the batmobile handles. i did play as Harley in one of the dlc packs and that was awesome.
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I'm so fucking keen for this, it snuck up on me!

Though I still have The Witcher 3 to
play
start, so I must get through that first.
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