“Batman: Arkham Knight” will launch for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC sometime next year, and PlayStation 4 owners will gain access to exclusive downloadable content featuring an ultra-evil, giant version of the villain Scarecrow and an entire city of Arkham citizens paralyzed by his infamous fear toxin.
“Tear through the city in the all-new Batmobile and face off against a towering vision of Scarecrow and his undead army as they spread terror on the streets, available exclusively on Playstation 4,” the listing reads.
The exclusive DLC was revealed earlier this month during Sony's press event at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
The game is set approximately one year following the events in “Arkham City” after the death of the Joker. Though Batman's archnemesis is no longer wreaking havoc on Gotham, “Arkham Knight” will bring a new crop of villains to the dark metropolis.
“It’s a pleasure to be able to have such rich pickings with villains. I think Scarecrow is awesome. To have him back is amazing,” game manager Guy Perkins told IBTimes during E3. “We left him out of ‘Arkham City’ for a very clear reason. We wanted him to be the big bad guy in the third game. We always had this trilogy in mind. We’ve redesigned the character. He’s super-menacing. He’s insane.”
One of the most buzzed-about features in “Arkham Knight” is the ability to drive the Batmobile.
“The Batmobile is awesome. It’s the big innovation we’ve brought about in the franchise. It’s something we always wanted to have in the game, but we haven’t had the technology or the horsepower to do that justice,” Perkins added. “Sefton Hill, our game director, is adamant it’s the ultimate vehicle and addition to the game, so we have to be true to that. With the advent of next-generation and technology, we’re finally able to deliver on that promise.”
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