UPDATED at 9:26 AM Pacific: Warner Bros. informs CBR News that the release date for “Batman: Arkham Knight” has been pushed back to 2015 in order to “ensure that the trilogy gets the epic conclusion that Batman fans want and deserve.”
Fans have been excited for the latest chapter in Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s “Arkham” Trilogy, and today, Rocksteady Studios adds more fuel to the fire with a new trailer hyping what is without a doubt the most popular of Batman’s wonderful toys: the Batmobile.
The latest “Batman: Arkham Knight” trailer runs down the amped-up capabilities of the Dark Knight’s preferred means of transportation, which includes non-lethal riot control, armor-piercing incendiary ammo, a kinetic energy cannon and more.
Also of note in the trailer is the final screen which indicates a new release date of 2015, despite the official website still claiming a 2014 release schedule. CBR News has contacted Warner Bros. for clarification and will update this story as soon as we receive it.
Official Press Release
Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment are unveiling the first footage of the highly anticipated Batmobile from Rocksteady Studios’ Batmanâ„¢: Arkham Knight as it transitions into “Battle Mode.” The teaser highlights the Batmobile’s versatility as it morphs into a full combat ready machine.
Batman: Arkham Knight is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and will be available exclusively for the PlayStationÂ®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC.
Batman: Arkham Knight brings the award-winning Batman: Arkham trilogy from Rocksteady Studios to its epic conclusion. Developed exclusively for New-Gen platforms, Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady’s uniquely designed version of the Batmobile. The highly anticipated addition of this legendary vehicle, combined with the acclaimed gameplay of the Batman: Arkham series, offers gamers the ultimate and complete Batman experience as they tear through the streets and soar across the skyline of the entirety of Gotham City. In this explosive finale, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city that he is sworn to protect, as Scarecrow returns to unite the super criminals of Gotham and destroy the Batman forever.