Batman: Arkham Knight for PC Re-Released Today. Compensation Package Detailed

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that Batman™: Arkham Knightfor PC is now available for purchase.  Re-released in conjunction with the latest PC update,Batman: Arkham Knight for PC now offers downloadable content (DLC) parity with the console versions of the game (with the exception of platform exclusives).  PC players now have access to Photo Mode, Big Head Mode, Original Arkham Batman Skin and more.  Additional details for the PC re-sale can be found here: http://community.wbgames.com/t5/Official-Announcements/PC-Update-October-28th/m-p/864134

Also available today is the October add-on content, which will be available beginning today for fans who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and PC, and are connected to the Internet.  The content can also be purchased separately on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE online entertainment network from Microsoft and Steam.

The new October content includes: 

  • Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile Pack

o   Batmobile Track #1: Batcave Set
o   Batmobile Track #2: Penguin’s Dockyard
o   1960s TV Series Batmobile
o   Classic TV Series Catwoman Skin
o   Classic TV Series Robin Skin

  • 1970s Batman Themed Batmobile Skin
  • Crime Fighter Challenge Pack #3

o   AR Challenge: Chemical Reaction
o   AR Challenge: Stage Fright
o   AR Challenge: Cauldron Speedway TT
o   AR Challenge: Guardians
o   AR Challenge: Precinct
o   AR Challenge: Vertigo

As compensation WB are giving owners a load of old Batman Games:

we will be giving away FREE digital copies of games from the Batman: Arkham library. This means we will be giving away copies of Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY, Batman: Arkham City GOTY, Batman: Arkham Origins, and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate.  The Batman: Arkham library of games will be given to everyone who has already purchased or will purchase Batman: Arkham Knight for PC prior to 11:59 pm PDT, November 16, 2015. We’re actively working with our partners at Valve to make this happen as soon as we can, so watch your Steam Library.  We are aiming to deliver all of the games by December.  

Seeing as our community was a great help in getting the game up and running, Rocksteady will be creating a new “Community Challenge Pack” that will be given free to owners of the Batman: Arkham Knight game in January 2016.  As thanks to the Steam Community, PC players will have access to the maps for a week before they hit the consoles.  Stay tuned for more details on this in the Batman: Arkham Community and Social Channels.

Finally, we are thrilled to announce that we are working with Valve and the Team Fortress 2 team for a special cross-game promotion.  Through November 16, 2015, Valve will be running a contest for the Steam community to create Batman: Arkham themed cosmetic items for Team Fortress 2.  The winning items will be given out to those who purchased Batman: Arkham Knight on Steam before the end of the contest.  You can check out the official TF2 blog[www.teamfortress.com] for all the contest details!
 
To recap, if you own Batman: Arkham Knight for PC or purchase it before November 16, 2015, you will get:

  • Free digital copies of games from the Batman: Arkham library.
  • The “Community Challenge Pack” DLC.
  • The Batman: Arkham inspired Team Fortress 2 items created by the Batman: Arkham community.

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Jim Smale

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