Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Set for Console Debut

blackgate200Originally released as a sequel to Batman: Arkham Origins only for handheld devices, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition, which is set to be released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC.

Developed by Armature Studio, the same team behind Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for handhelds, the 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.  

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 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.