It's official: "Batman - The Telltale Series" will be available for digital download this August across consoles, PC/Mac, and iOS or Android based devices. Subsequently, the series will release in North American stores on September 13; it will come packaged as a "Season Pass Disc," which features the first of five episodes in the season and includes access to the subsequent four episodes when they become available for download via online updates. The game will release in Europe on September 16.
"Telltale has a stellar reputation for delivering quality content based on world-renowned properties and these games make a great addition to our line-up," Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Sales, Americas, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, said in a statement. "We previously worked with Telltale on 'The Wolf Among Us' and now on the recently announced 'Batman -- The Telltale Series,' so we are very pleased to expand our partnership with worldwide retail distribution for its upcoming titles."
"As a publisher and developer of award-winning content around the world, we're thrilled to strengthen our relationship with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to further extend our reach to retailers across the globe," added Steve Allison, Senior Vice President, Publishing, Telltale Games. "Warner Bros. has been an incredible partner to work with, and we look forward to working with them to help ensure players can discover our unique, story driven experiences in stores everywhere for years to come."
Announced in December, the Batman game promises to "give fans a first-hand opportunity to dive deeper into the complex life and mind of Bruce Wayne, the duality of his own identity, and the struggle of responsibility in saving a city overcome with corruption and villainy."