Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition Coming to Wii U on April 1

Last month, Warner Bros. Interactive announced they were bringing the previously handheld-only title, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, to home consoles in a Deluxe Edition. On April 1, 2014, you can download the title from the Wii U eShop for only $19.99.

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PRESS RELEASE

WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS BLACKGATE – DELUXE EDITION FOR PLAYSTATION 3, XBOX 360, Wii U AND PC

New Download-Only Title Brings the Handheld Game to Life with Enhanced High-Definition Graphics and Sound

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 behind Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgatefor 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.

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