Press Release

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unveiled details and images for this Autumn’s hotly-anticipated Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition.  The package will be available in limited quantities beginning 21st October 2011 in the UK for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows PC.

The Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition will include the following extensive bonus content:

Custom Batman statue produced by Kotobukiya

Collectible art book

Early access to the  Iceberg Lounge Challenge Map and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns skin

Batman: Arkham City album from WaterTower Music including original songs by hit artists, available via digital redemption

Bonus DC Universe animated original movie, Batman: Gotham Knight

Assets for the Collector’s Edition package and contents can be found at the following link:

Asset Link

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City – five times larger than the game world in Batman: Arkham Asylum – and the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new, all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.

Batman: Arkham City is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license. Fans can visit www.batmanarkhamcity.com to sign up to receive updates regarding the game and join the discussion on the community site at http://community.batmanarkhamcity.com to participate in forums, read upcoming developer diaries and stay abreast of all the latest Batman: Arkham City news.

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About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About Rocksteady Studios Ltd
Rocksteady Studios is a multi-award winning videogame developer based in London, England. Located in a spacious, purpose built converted factory, with full motion capture and audio studio capabilities, Rocksteady is an energetic company formed by a core team of senior industry professionals. This creates an ideal balance of drive, talent, proven methods, experience and cutting edge technology to make AAA games. Now employing over 90 people, Rocksteady’s mission is to be a highly professional, efficient company whose purpose is to make great games, and have happy and healthy team members. This philosophy is the heart and soul of the company. Rocksteady received the coveted ‘studio of the year’ award at the 2009 VGA awards.

About Kotobukiya:
With over 50 years experience in the toy industry, Kotobukiya has grown into Japan’s number one collector toy company with an undisputable reputation for quality and craftsmanship. Many international fans and collectors have been thrilled by Kotobukiya’s high end line of figures, statues, and model kits based on various anime, video games, movies, and original characters.  Kotobukiya continues to attract the attention of not only top artistic talents, but also the favor of publishers and licensors who wish to work with only the best the toy and collectibles industry has to offer.

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY software © 2011 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Developed by Rocksteady Studios Ltd. Microsoft, Windows, the Windows Vista Start button, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, Xbox, ‘Games for Windows’ and the Windows Vista Start button logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.  All rights reserved.

BATMAN and all characters, their distinctive likenesses, and related elements are trademarks of DC Comics © 2011. All Rights Reserved.
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2 Comments

  1. YO
    July 19, 2011 at 5:22 pm — Reply

    HELL YEAH!!!! Bout time they mention the collectors edition.

  2. hectorbustnuts
    July 19, 2011 at 7:50 pm — Reply

    Bam! I’ll be slapping down my pre-order cash this afternoon!

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