By Jarrod Jones. I dunno if I have to tell you guys this, but damn — it’s a good time to be a Batman fan.
Awesome news has come our way from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment and Telltale Games, who announced on Friday that they have freshly rekindled their worldwide distribution agreement — their romance began with 2013’s The Wolf Among Us — which means that Batman: The Telltale Series is coming our way sooner than most people expected. Ain’t love grand?
Batman will first drop as a digital download for consoles, PC/Mac, and iOS/Android devices this August, though a specific date wasn’t included in the press release. (Maybe somebody should tell these dudes that “August” ceases to have that vague quality when it’s less than three weeks away.) However, two far more substantial dates were offered for Batman‘s retail release: North America gets to stalk Gotham City first on September 13, and GameStop EU retailers had better prepare for a deluge of post-Suicide Squad punters hounding their doors on September 16.
A special “Season Pass Disc” will be available for the retailer editions, and will feature the first five episodes of the season (the subsequent four will be free to download when they become available).
Did everyone know that Troy Baker was playing Batman/Bruce Wayne? Yes, the same Troy Baker who, on top of voicing just about every single lead video game character there is (when he’s not too busy pissing off online critics), voiced The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins? Does gaming have a voice actor deficit? Maybe I’m in the wrong business.
‘Batman: The Telltale Series’ will hopefully come our way in August.