Warner Brothers Interactive has revealed plans to release a new Batman title. Details are currently scarce (bordering on non-existent) but Chief Financial Officer John Martin has confirmed that the publisher is aiming to bring “the next release in the Batman Arkham franchise” to market in 2013. His choice of words confirms that this won’t be a family friendly offering in the manner of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, but rather a continuation of Batman: Arkham Asylum and its equally brutal sequel.
The one cloud on the horizon for Bat fans is the possibility that series creator Rocksteady Studios won’t be behind the wheel this time around. Citing unnamed sources, VG247 is reporting that Warner has assigned the project to a different developer.
Given that both Arkham titles were released on PC, it feels safe to assume that the third instalment will follow suit.