Earlier this month, WB and Rocksteady unveiled the final game in their Batman game franchise – Arkham Knight. The game is said to take place a year after the events of Arkham City, but we don’t know much else beyond that.
While Rocksteady will be keeping much of the story under wraps until launch, it did share some plot details with Game Informer. Starting off, the team says that Gotham City’s crime rate has dropped to a historic low following the events of Arkham City. The city’s rogues gallery has been working in the dark, however, as they gather their strength for one final attack on the city that they hope will end up with the death of Batman.
Speaking of villains, all of the villains are now being led by Scarecrow as he attempts to release a new toxin. All of the villains will also be working together to take down Batman as they feel he is the last thing standing in their way of taking over Gotham.
As for the Arkham Knight name, it refers to a new villain that will be introduced in the game. He looks similar to Batman, but he wields a gun. The thought is that Arkham Knight is the antithesis of Batman in lieu of The Joker no longer being around, but the dev team isn’t saying anything.
Batman: Arkham Knight will be released later this year on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
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