Warner Bros. Games has delivered a disappointing update for fans eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Batman Arkham Trilogy on the Nintendo Switch. Originally slated for release next week, the launch date has been pushed back to December 1, 2023. According to the company, this delay is necessary to ensure an optimal gaming experience for Switch players.
When the trilogy eventually lands on the Switch, it will include three critically acclaimed titles: Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: Arkham City, and Batman: Arkham Knight, complete with all their downloadable content (DLC). However, it’s worth noting that physical copies of the trilogy will require players to download most of the content.
While this delay is undoubtedly disappointing for fans, it’s essential to recognize that it’s being done in the interest of delivering a top-notch gaming experience on the Switch. Though specific reasons for the delay weren’t disclosed in the announcement, it’s common for developers to require extra time to optimize games for different platforms. The Switch’s distinctive hardware capabilities may present unique challenges that need to be addressed to ensure a seamless and enjoyable gameplay experience.
Batman Arkham Trilogy Trailer
While the wait for the Dark Knight’s adventures on the Switch has been extended, fans can hope that Warner Bros. Games’ decision to take extra time will result in a high-quality port that lives up to players’ expectations.
Warner Bros. Games (official announcement).
DLC – Downloadable content refers to additional content for a video game that can be downloaded and added to the base game.