Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced Tuesday that they will release a new virtual reality game, “Batman: Arkham VR,” where users must think like Batman and utilize his gadgets to beat his enemies.
That’s right: The game basically lets you be the Caped Crusader.
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“Virtual reality is expanding the video game space and entertainment overall, so it is extremely exciting to have our incredible team at Rocksteady Studios dive into this new storytelling medium with the Batman Arkham franchise,” said David Haddad, president of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in a statement.
“Rocksteady is one of the best at creating story-driven content, and ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ will deliver a more immersive experience than anyone could have imagined only a few years ago.”
“Rocksteady is always looking for new ways to further engross players into the worlds we create and ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ is an example of how we’re taking advantage of the latest technology to do that,” said Sefton Hill, Rocksteady Studios’ game director.
“The team is committed to delivering a Batman experience that stays true to the character and allows players to fully immerse themselves in the role of the World’s Greatest Detective.”