Deathstroke to be Playable in Batman: Arkham Origins

Amazon.com has updated their pre-order incentives for the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins and with it comes the mercenary Deathstroke as a playable character in the game. Their banner advertisement, pictured below, indicates a pre-order of the game from the retailer will include Deathstroke DLC in addition to $10 credit to the website. Whether Deathstroke will be playable in the game’s primary storyline or in the challenge maps like previous characters in the franchise remains to be seen. Check back here for updates on the matter and for the new trailer which debuts tomorrow.

Developed by  Warner Bros. Games Montreal, Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline occurring several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous villains and assassins, the game showcases a young, raw, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, witness identities being formed and key relationships being forged.

Batman: Arkham Origins will be available for the Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on October 25, 2013.