Batman – Arkham Origins Gets New Developer, 25th October Release Date

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Batman Origins

Picture from GameInformer

Batman: Arkham Origins will be developed by Warner Bros. Montreal and released in October, it has been revealed. The new Batman game, which will be unveiled in next month’s issue of Game Informer, will launch for PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U on 25th October.

Prior to the events of Arkham City and Asylum, it sees eight of the world’s best assassins come together to eliminate Batman.

Featuring enemies such as Deathstroke, it will take place on the “functional” streets of Gotham City on a cold Christmas Eve.

It will be directed by Eric Holmes, whose previous credits include The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction and Prototype.

Its release will coincide with the launch of a handheld title, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate.

Taking place after the events of Arkham Origins, Blackgate will feature 2.5D “Metroidvania” gameplay and release for the 3DS and Vita.

Time Warner confirmed plans to release a new game in the Arkham series during a financial report in February.