Batman: Return to Arkham Releasing in October
Batman: Return to Arkham now has a solid release date for this fall.
Return to Arkham, which features remasters of both Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham City using Unreal Engine 4, will launch on Oct. 18 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced on Tuesday.
The game will also release on Oct. 21 across Europe. The remastered Arkham package will retail for $49.99.
Warner Bros. released new game footage comparing the visual changes made to the environments and characters in Return to Arkham on PS4 to the original releases on PlayStation 3.
Originally set to release July 26 when the collection was first announced in May, Return to Arkham was delayed in June to improve the game’s quality but with no updated time-frame for its launch.
Through Unreal Engine 4, Return to Arkham features improved visuals from the original games, updated in-game worlds and character models as well as new effects and lighting.
Virtuos, the company behind remasters like Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD (2014) and Heavy Rain (2016), is handling the port of the original games developed by Rocksteady Studios.
Return to Arkham will also feature all the downloadable content released for both games, which includes extra playable characters, story missions and challenges.
Arkham Asylum first released in August 2009 with its City sequel launched in October 2011. Both games were developed using Unreal Engine 3 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and other platforms.
Watch the latest trailer showing the differences between the old and new games:
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