Earlier today, Warner Bros. announced that Batman: Arkham Knight, will be making its long-awaited return to Steam on October 28, which is Wednesday of next week. Players will be able to suit up at 10 am PDT or 1 pm EST on Wednesday. The game will also come with a patch that "brings the PC version fully up-to-date with content that has been released for console (with the exception of console exclusives.)"
For those of you who are not familiar with this game, Batman: Arkham Knight was arguably one of the most anticipated games of 2015, but once it was finally released in June, PC players were not pleased at all since they clearly got an unfinished product. The game was plagued with game breaking glitches and bugs that hurt the overall experience, but it also suffered from horrible framerate issues, stuttering and audio glitches. It was beyond evident that PC players were given the short end of the stick, resulting in refunds and negative reviews. Many of the people that purchased the game for their PC cried out through Steam posts and social media which ultimately led Warner Bros. to pull the game off of the market and try to attempt to fix the enormous amount of issues that surrounded its release.
Warner Bros. is obviously aiming for a smooth launch this time around, and they've even gone as far as to compensate fans who bought the game in its chaotic state. Fans disappointed at the lack of compensation will be pleased to know that the following games will be given to players if they already have Batman: Arkham Knight or if they buy it before November 16:
Warner Bros. plans to have these games available to everyone by December. In addition to the games being offered, developer Rocksteady has a "Community Challenge Pack" in the works for Batman: Arkham Knight and those who own the game on Steam will get access to the pack a week before console owners can play it.
- Batman: Arkham Asylum (Game of the Year)
- Batman: Arkham City (Game of the Year)
- Batman: Arkham Origins and Blackgate
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