After several delays, Batman Arkham Knight is finally coming out in the near future. Based on rave reviews so far, the sequel looks like it will be another stellar installment for fans of the gaming series and/or Batman in general. Along with the videogame, there are a few complementary products we suggest purchasing to get the most out of Arkham Knight.
Batman Arkham Knight Season Pass
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is preparing extensive DLC offerings for the videogame after launch. The publisher is planning to release monthly content for up to six months. These packs include new Batmobile skins, character skins, challenge maps, race tracks, villains and even a prequel story pack staring Batgirl.
If you haven’t heard already, Warner Bros. recently confirmed all of the exclusive preorder bonus content will eventually be available in the season pass as well. These DLC releases should include the Harley Quinn Story Pack, Red Hood Story Pack, Prototype Batmobile, WayneTech Booster Pack, Gotham’s Future Pack, Batman: Gotham Knight Skin, 1st Appearance Batman Skin Pack, New 52 Skin Pack and Batman Flashpoint Skin.
So, if you want to get the complete experience, then you should definitely check out the Batman Arkham Knight Season Pass. You can purchase the PS4 version of the pass with this link on Amazon.
Official Strategy Guides
The development team, Rocksteady Studios, recently confirmed that Batman Arkham Knight is the largest game in the series in terms of campaign length in addition to the sizes of the side missions. Not to mention that Gotham City is five times the size of the game world found in Batman Arkham City.
Both versions of the Batman: Arkham Knight guide are designed to provide a step by step walkthrough, including tips for beating all the bosses, of the main story missions. To do so, the books come detailed maps revealing the key points, non-playable characters and items in Gotham City.
The guides will also cover every side mission as readers will learn how to unlock and complete all the optional objectives, including all of the Augmented Reality Challenges. Not to mention that you will find out more info on all of the gadgets and skills in the game as well. In addition to 300+ pages, customers will also get a free eGuide, which comes with updated content.
Exclusive to the Batman: Arkham Knight Collector’s Edition Guide are a special hardcover, foil-stamped lithographs featuring characters from the game in addition to a preview of the upcoming Batman Arkham Universe: The Ultimate Visual Guide.
Batman: Arkham Knight – The Riddler’s Gambit
Speaking of books, you might want to also check out The Riddler’s Gambit. The official prequel to the videogame covers the gap between Batman Arkham City and Batman Arkham Knight. The story will follow Batman and Robin as they fight against the Riddler in the underworld of Gotham City. You can purchase Batman: Arkham Knight – The Riddler’s Gambit here.
To further immerse yourself in the game, it is best to play with 7.1 Surround Sound gaming headsets. Check out our recommended list of headsets to use below.
On the PlayStation 4 side, we suggest picking up the official PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset as it provides 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound. Not to mention that you can customize its settings via the Headset Companion App that can be downloaded for free on the PlayStation Store. You can check out the PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset with this link. For the Xbox One, we suggest picking up either the Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500X or Turtle Beach Ear Force Elite 800X if you want 7.1 Surround Sound. Check out those two with the following pages: Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500X Premium Fully Wireless with DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset and Turtle Beach Ear Force Elite 800X Premium Fully Wireless Gaming Headset with DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound. Last but not least, PC gamers should take a look at the newly-available HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset is they want to play Arkham Knight via 7.1 VSS. Check out the PC product here. The official release date for Batman Arkham Knight is set for June 23rd. If you are getting the last game in the series, make sure you check out the complementary products we mentioned above as to get the most out of your experience.