There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the cost Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass.
For £32.99, near enough the price of a brand new game, details were scarce and there didn’t seem enough information to justify its price. Until now.
Through the official Arkham Knight Facebook Page, Warner Bros. have announced a much more detailed summary of what to expect content-wise, beyond Arkham Knight’s release.
The biggest reveal? You can play as Batgirl in a prequel storyline, and she’s all dressed up in her New 52 garb as well! Something tells me that Mark Hamill’s Joker will be back and we’ll finally get to play the “Killing Joke” storyline.
“Earlier this week, we announced the Season Pass for Batman: Arkham Knight. While the story of Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Trilogy will come to a close on June 23rd, we are excited to continue telling stories and delivering more content to explore and play through in the 6 months following the game’s release. We’ll be building more narrative, more missions, more challenges and more characters and vehicles that we want players to experience, even though they didn’t fit into the storyline of Batman: Arkham Knight.
We’ve heard from our community that you want more information on what we’ll be delivering in the Season Pass. While we aren’t ready to unveil every aspect of the content we’ll be developing, we would like to share more detail now to give you a better sense of the scope of the Season Pass.
Batgirl: A Matter of Family
An all new prequel story expansion in an entirely new location where you play as Batgirl for the very first time in the Arkham series – check out the first render of Batgirl.
The Season of Infamy
Play as Batman in all new story missions featuring legendary super-villains invading Gotham City, with new story arcs, missions and gameplay features.
Gotham City Stories
Play as Batman’s key allies in narrative missions extending their storylines, from both before and after the events in Batman: Arkham Knight.
Legendary Batmobiles with Themed Tracks
Drive the most iconic Batmobiles from Batman’s 75-year history, on custom-built race tracks, each themed to that Batmobile’s specific era. Every Batmobile will be drivable across every race track.
Crimefighter Challenge Maps
Engage in a series of new challenge maps utilizing the unique play styles of Batman and his allies.
A variety of skins from across the eras for Batman, Robin, Nightwing and Catwoman.
As we fully ramp up development on the Season Pass, we will be sharing even more details on each monthly content drop. We hope you enjoy playing Batman: Arkham Knight as much as we’ve enjoyed making it.“
So, if there was any doubt, it seems as though Rocksteady will be going far beyond anyone’s expectations. This might be their last Batman game, but it seems like it’s going to be the only one we ever need.
Batman: Arkham Knight is due out on June 23rd 2015 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.