Batman fans will be getting a larger playground for The Dark Knight later this year inside the Warner Bros. Games Montreal developed Batman: Arkham Origins. Gaming Bolt revealed on Sept 14 that the third installment to the series will feature a map twice the size of what was found in Batman: Arkham City.
In fact, Batman’s protected city is now split into two sections separated by a central bridge. There will now be a North and South Gotham which gamers may free-roam. Each of these two areas has been confirmed by gameplay director Michael McIntyre to each be size to the map of the franchise previous entry on their own. This means that the map size of Batman: Arkham Origins has been effectively doubled since the last title in the series. In addition to traversing this larger Gotham as required by the game’s story campaign, the upcoming title promises to give gamers several opportunities for open-world fun inside an expanded sandbox.
Batman: Arkham Origins releases on Oct 25 for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, PC, and Wii U.