Fans of the hit ‘Batman: Arkham’ video game series got some good news with the announcement that Nintendo will port the trilogy to the Switch. ‘Arkham Asylum (2009),’ ‘Arkham City (2011),’ and ‘Arkham Knight (2015)’ will arrive in a single bundle with all of the accompanying DLCs. To celebrate the reveal, Warner Bros. Games also dropped a trailer for fans.
“Warner Bros. Games and DC today announced Batman: Arkham Trilogy for Nintendo Switch, a compilation of Rocksteady Studios’ award-winning videogames that brings together the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: Arkham City, and Batman: Arkham Knight in one iconic package. Batman: Arkham Trilogy is scheduled to launch for Nintendo Switch this fall 2023, complete with all previously released downloadable content (DLC) from all three titles. The trilogy is being developed for Nintendo Switch by Turn Me Up Games,” DC Comics said on their website.
Fan-favorite late-great voice actor Kevin Conroy returned to voice Bruce Wayne as well as his alter ego, Batman. Joining him is Mark Hamill who reprised the role of the Joker for all three of the video games.
You can watch the trailer below:
The series would go on to be crucially acclaimed and win multiple awards. ‘Arkham Asylum’ would win Best Game and Best Gameplay at the 2010 BAFTA Video Games Awards. ‘Arkham City’ would go on to win the Outstanding Action / Adventure Game award at the 16th Satellite Awards in 2011. ‘Arkham Knights’ would win the Best Video Game Trailer at the 2015 Golden Trailer Awards as well as the “Excellence in Convergence” at the 2016 SXSW Gaming Awards.
Absent from the series release in the bundle is the 2013 video game ‘Batman: Arkham Origins.’ The video game serves as a prequel and features Batman’s first encounter with Slade Wilson as Deathstroke the Terminator. Roger Craig Smith and Troy Baker take on the roles of Bruce Wayne and the Joker respectively.
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