With just over a week until the launch of Batman: Arkham Origins, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has unveiled the Batman Arkham Origins TV spot. Although the ad won’t start running until Oct. 19, we have the video embedded here for your viewing pleasure.
The emotional piece isn’t what many gamers would’ve expected from a Batman Arkham Origins TV spot. Not when the franchise has so many dubious villains and action-packed sequences. But perhaps that’s why it’s so compelling. In the spot, you’ll see the transformation from Bruce Wayne’s dark childhood to his position as the feared crime-fighting hero.
In addition to sharing the Batman Arkham Origins TV spot, Warner Bros. Interactive confirmed today that the mobile version of the game is available now in the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod.
Batman: Arkham Origins is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and features an expanded Gotham City. The new game introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City.
Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, players will meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships.
Batman: Arkham Origins will be available for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, the handheld version, will be available for PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. All of these versions will ship worldwide on Oct. 25.