Enhanced HD graphics and new content for ultimate Blackgate experience will have to wait for European Wii U gamers

Game_2014-02-05_11-12-22-97Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment are releasing Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition for digital download today on all planned platforms (PlayStation 3 Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC). European video game players will have to wait “later in April” for the game to release.

Developed by Armature Studio, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition hopes to enhance the core pillars of the previously released handheld version of the game with high-definition visuals, an all-new map system, new enemy encounters, difficulty levels, and batsuits. Fans can begin downloading the game today on the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Games Store, Nintendo eShop and Steam. The game is scheduled for release in Europe and other international territories beginning the 1st of April on PC and in the Xbox Live Games Store, 2nd of April on the PS3, and later in April on the Wii U.

Game_2014-02-05_11-28-58-83Previously only available for PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo 3DS handheld system, and created as a prequel to Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition features enhanced high-definition 2.5-D graphics and, 5.1 surround sound. Players will be able to guide their way through Blackgate prison with the new navigational system created for this version of the game. In addition, they can suit up with the exclusive Zero Year Batsuit skin which players can unlock by registering for a Warner Bros. ID (WBID) account.

About the game: Set three months after Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman is summoned to restore peace and order within the walls of Blackgate Prison. Players will explore the depths of the island penitentiary as Batman investigates and realizes that there is more to the henchman uprising than initially meets the eye.

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