Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment this week said it will release Batman: Arkham Origins, a prequel in the Batman: Arkham franchise for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 and Nintendo Co.’s Wii U Oct. 25.
Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman: Arkham Origins is said to include an expanded Gotham City and feature a less-experienced Batman.
The title will take place before Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City.
In addition, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will be released to the Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita.
The companion title will continue the storyline of the console version to detail more about the Dark Knight’s past.