Batman: Arkham Knight will get one other free costume on PS4

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Almost 5 years after launching, Batman: Arkham Knight continues to be getting free alternate costumes for the Caped Crusader.

The newest is an Earth 2 Dark Knight pores and skin, which will likely be accessible just for the PlayStation 4 model of the 2015 game. Developer Rocksteady Studios stated yesterday that it will be accessible within the PlayStation Store starting Jan. 28.

Earth-2 is the primary wholesale retcon of the DC Universe, courting to 1961. The creation of a parallel earth explains why there are completely different variations of main heroes, such because the Golden Age Flash (Jay Garrick) and his better-known Silver Age reboot (Barry Allen). Batman was largely exempted from this as he was one of some main DC characters with a single continuity going all the best way again to his first look. Still, if there’s an Earth-2 with a bunch of superheroes on it, then it additionally has a Batman.

This costume was a part of the Batman: Arkham Collection that launched final yr in Europe. Previously, the pores and skin was accessible solely within the North American model of the 2015 game. Last July, Rocksteady promised that the Earth-2 Dark Knight costume can be made free to all who personal the PS4 game, worldwide, someday early this yr.

So it’s unlikely this factors to something within the rumored sequel that WB Montreal is alleged to be creating. The studio (makers of 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins) has been teasing a new Batman video game since last autumn. Clues as to what that’s alleged to contain level to the Court of Owls, a sinister society of Gotham City’s outdated cash elites, which first appeared in 2011’s Batman Vol. 2 #1. That was a part of The New 52, one more wholesale reboot of DC’s lineup.