After a bunch of leaks about the Batman: Return to Arkham revealed last March, it is now confirmed the game will be released in July. The remastered collection contains Batman: Arkham City and Batman: Arkham Asylum, and they will be launched on PS4 and Xbox One. Now, here's the latest round-up of update about Batman: Return to Arkham 2016 release date, features and rumors.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the official release of Batman: Return to Arkham earlier this week. According to an IGN report, the upcoming bundle remasters will be launched on July 26. Aside from the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version, there is no confirmation yet if there will be a PC version of the game.
Furthermore, a press release from game developers said the collection is remastered using the Unreal Engine 4. Plus, it will give players an opportunity to play the first two Batman titles of the Arkham series. It is also said that the bundle will come with all of its associated DLC contents and bonuses from Game of the Year edition.
The game publisher said that Batman: Return to Arkham will offer improved graphics, upgraded models and environments. According to Polygon, there will also be an improvement in the games' lighting, shaders and effects.
As for the price, Batman: Return to Arkham will cost $49.99.
The two included games in the upcoming remastered collection garnered praises from critics. According to a Gamespot review, Batman: Arkham Asylum became popular because of its stunning visuals, voice acting, impressive soundtrack, puzzles and hard-hitting combat. The game was reportedly crafted lovingly by the development team that is both passionate and knowledgeable about the material.
Batman: Arkham City also received praises from critics and reviewers. A review from GameSpot said the 2011 sequel was an unforgettable adventure that will keep players coming back after they have seen the credits rolling. Arkham City was praised with its atmospheric thrill of discovering forgotten secrets in the tunnels of Gotham.
The latest installment in the series is Batman: Arkham Knight. It was launched in June 2015 and has sold 5 million copies. However, it is reported that this installment is the last Batman of the game developer Rocksteady. It was explained on their twitter account that there will be no another Batman game after Arkham Knight. One of the proofs is that there are no hidden rooms in the latest game that could reveal the next installment.