Batman: Arkham Knight Delayed To 2015

By Ishaan . June 3, 2014 . 6:35am

Batman: Arkham Knight has been delayed to 2015, a new trailer for the game reveals. The new trailer shows off the Batmobile’s “battle mode”.



Batman: Arkham Knight is in development for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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  • waku waku

    Sometimes I have to question the professionalism of the journalism on this site. Well whatever, I guess it DOES suck that the game is delayed. *rolls eyes*

    • Crevox

      I don’t even think this one was a problem, just kinda funny. If you don’t like it, there’s plenty of other sites with absolutely no personality for you to visit.

      • Vesperion

        Our comments section provides all the “personality” a person can handle, haha

      • waku waku

        The “if you don’t like it” bit has been used to death across a lot of arguments whenever someone has a complaint. I prefer impartiality when it comes to journalism, and you have no business telling me there are “plenty of other sites”. Do I look like I’m twelve to you? I know there are substitutes. Am I not allowed to provide criticism, even if they’re justified?

        Taking reference from Timothy Noah’s quote in the page; “A good reporter who is well-steeped in his subject matter and who isn’t out to prove his cleverness, but rather is sweating out a detailed understanding of a topic worth exploring, will probably develop intelligent opinions that will inform and perhaps be expressed in his journalism.”

        What I would like to see is a little more insight into this so-called delay. What was the previous date? Are there any reasons, or possible reasons to the delay? Both you and I probably already know the answers to these questions, but not necessarily everyone does, and some of them just can’t be bothered to look it up. Information is important. Context is important. Even if it was intended to be playful, the “dammit” blurb on the front page can be taken in a negative light on one end of the spectrum, from a demographic that’s less educated in such matters. My friend was angry about the delay, you know, for absolutely no reason. People like him deserve to be better informed.

        On a side note, I also believe that the more important news was the Batmobile Battle Mode trailer rather than that short “Coming 2015” caption at the end of it. Talk of the new trailer should have been in the title, and perhaps mention of the delay in the blurb instead. That would’ve worked for a better flow of information imo.

  • Namuro

    Scary to think, if Batman doesn’t hold back and is out for the kill…

    • Valtiel Ikari

      read Flashpoint Batman.

  • Zer0faith

    That description on the main page was a succinct yet accurate description of my thoughts on this.

  • ReidHershel

    2014: The year of delays to 2015

    • Impressionnant

      2014: Year of no games.

      • Gigan22

        Unless you’re a Vita owner, then there are too many to keep up with. :/

        • Kornelious

          Word :P

        • Ric Vazquez

          Agreed, still playing Mind Zero and FFXHD, Xblaze visual novel and Blazblue are both coming this month, ouch mah wallet.

          • Gigan22

            I should be getting Mind Zero in a couple days from Amazon. They held it to ship with Neptunia PP. I’ve currently been playing Monster Monpiece pretty much non-stop since it came out. I’m also right in the middle of Deception IV, Demon Gaze, and Dragon’s Crown. On top of that, I haven’t even started Toukiden or Conception II. Add in the indie games I have and the backlog on my Vita alone will last me the rest of the year. Nevermind the fact I didn’t get around to purchasing Ys, Sorcery Saga, or FFXHD. x_x

          • Ric Vazquez

            I know that feel bro, overloaded with Vita games and much more are coming later this year, like Freedom Wars, Oreshika 2 and Tales of Hearts, R.I.P. wallet

      • darke

        2014: The year most of the overhyped AAA games were delayed to 2015, and the overhyped AAA games that weren’t are mostly terribly buggy. (cf, Watch_Dogs)

        • Guest

          What system did you play Watch Dogs on because I’m playing through the PS4 version right now and I have yet to encounter any bugs.

          • darke

            PC. And you’re lucky that you didn’t encounter uPlay stupidities at least. :?

      • kylehyde

        Unless you have handhelds, this year I’ve been pretty busy. I even have to finish some 2013 games

      • NeptuniasBeard

        Mario Kart released like, 4 days ago. No games my finely toned butt!

        • darke

          Yeah, but that’s on the Wii U. Since almost no-one has one it clearly doesn’t count. :P

      • subsamuel01

        No games? Mario Kart 8, Watch Dogs, Assassins creed Unity, Bayonetta 2, Hyrule Warriors, Dragons Age, Evolve, Aliens Isolation, NBA 2K15, Drive Club, Sunset Overdrive, Far Cry 4, Shadow’s of Mordor… Shall I go on?

      • Tales of Hearts R, Tales of Xillia 2, Fairy Fencer F, Freedom Wars, Transistor. And those are just RPGs I know of.

      • LightningFarron19

        Unless you count Bayonetta 2, Braverly Default, Xeno’s “X”, Dangarompa, Lightning Returns, South Park Stick of Truth, Infamous Second Son, Blazblue Chronophantasma, Elder Scrolls Online, Child of Light, Drakengard 3, Mario Kart 8, Titanfall, Tales of Xillia 2, Dangarompa 2, Murdered Soul Suspect, Theaterythem Final Fantasy Curtain Call, Dragon Age Inquisition, The Evil Within, Far Cry 4, and Super Smash Bros Wii U.

        Then you would be “correct”. (and by correct I mean WAY OFF AND WRONG)

    • Roberto

      i don’t even care anymore

  • Kaien

    Now they only need to delay Christmas.

  • Atwa

    They literally just announced this.. and now a delay.

    • darke

      Announce: Publicity. Announce Delay: More publicity.

      See? Twice the publicity for their money.

    • Crevox

      According to Kotaku, the announcement of the delay was under embargo until today.

      • darke

        They’re embargoing delay announcements now? Apparently Kotaku isn’t news, it’s ‘olds’. :?

  • Kornelious

    Well…at least this makes October “The month of the PS4” a little more affordable :P

  • aizen310

    What an ugly batmobile though.

  • Am I the only one that laughed at the description on the home page?

  • Heisst


  • I just wanted to say ummmm… Can we finally get also Nightwing with a real story? T-T just hoping

  • DesmaX

    I was expecting this, but not so soon, heh

  • Hagaren

    Not liking that Batmobile… Looks like an RC car I had when I was a kid. Though I guess it’s better than the one in The Dark Knight trilogy.

  • Adrian Duran

    and you thought Batman didn’t have guns

  • Hentailover

    It was supposed to come out this year in the first place? Yeah, it’s hard to me to be surprised since I didn’t even expect it to come out before 2015 anyway.

  • FivePointedTheStar

    Don’t know how to feel about this. Considering that there was a rumor about the game being delayed and then the rumor being proven wrong… only ’til now, where the rumor happened to be right all along.

  • Eder García

    and people thinks making games in next-gen tech is easy? think again

    • darke

      Ubisoft couldn’t even get Watch_Dogs to perform good on a PC. Apparently ‘next gen’ PS4/XB1 is easier to develop for then the systems they wrote their code on. -.-

      • SwiggitySwag

        Well yeah, less variables.

        Locked down hardware is way easier to develop for.

        • darke

          Except the PC problems are videocard related, and relevant to both major brands (though due to Nvidia meddling it seems it’s affecting AMD more). This is like developing for the XB1 and PS4 and having them both fucked up; just one slightly more than the other.

          I develop on PC and know these problems, you occasionally get them in edge cases for older cards, or rarer cards, or more often the case people simply not upgrading their ancient drivers, but not nearly every card in every generation of all major manufacturers.

  • Ryudo9

    Good to be WiiU owner then. We just got MK8 will be getting this year Bayonetta 2,X,Hyrule Warriors and SMash

  • Spirit Macardi

    Delayed to add more imperceptible graphical improvements.

  • subsamuel01

    Batman Arkham Origins: Remastered on next gen consoles, I can see it coming. A poll on IGN showed that Batman was their most anticipated game of the year.

    • darke

      Yeah, I was wondering if they’re planning on releasing a ‘remastered’ version of earlier games to fill the gap…

      • subsamuel01

        I wouldn’t be surprised if they do, or at least a complete edition with all the DLC on one disc.

  • Eric Harris

    Dragon Age Origins is now the only 2014 PS4 game I am hyped for. I hope the same thing doesn’t happen to it.

  • Somebodyissilent

    Next 2015 will be delayed.

  • This happened a month after I reserved it. Crap. I guess they found a bug and it’s too big to ignore.

  • John Lawson

    2014, the year Watch Dogs scared developers into taking time into their projects, which should have been done from the start

  • eilegz

    better get delayed than release something buggy and rushed.

  • pokeroi

    This year will be the year of Wii U then.

  • Naruto

    Everything is getting delayed this year -__-

  • I can just hear the cries of Batman fans right now…

  • leingod

    Dammit indeed.

  • I heard yesterday as a friend was gutted =?

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