Frequently Asked Questions

Will Batman™: Arkham Origins Blackgate be available for pre-order?

Yes, you can now pre-order the game for PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS.

Will there be a Collectors’ Edition of Batman™: Arkham Origins on PC?

The Collectors’ Edition will only be available for PS3 and Xbox 360 platforms.

Is Batman™: Arkham Origins coming on PSN? Is there a pre-order exclusive included?

Yes, the game will be available as a Day One Digital on PSN.  The pre-order exclusive will be included with the digital purchase.

Will unlocked character skins be playable immediately or do we need to complete the game first?

You can wear unlocked skins at any time in Challenge Maps or in the Training modes. To wear the character skins in Campaign Mode, players will need to complete the game first.

Will there be Predator Challenge Maps in the game?

Yes. More details will be revealed leading up to launch. To see some of the maps that we’ve announced, check out these videos:


Knightfall DLC pack (Sony exclusive):

Will Batman™: Arkham Origins be available on PS4 or Xbox One consoles?

Batman™: Arkham Origins is available only on the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC platforms. 

Why is Batman™: Arkham Origins not coming to PS4 or Xbox One platforms?

The Batman™: Arkham Origins team has expertise in current gen consoles and is focused on giving players the best Batman Arkham gameplay experience possible for gamers to enjoy.  

Will the Wii U version of BAO support the Wii U Pro controller?

Stay tuned for more information on this.

Are Batman™: Arkham Origins and Batman™: Arkham Origins Blackgate completely different games?

Yes, Batman™: Arkham Origins Blackgate is an all-new 2.5 D cinematic handheld game set several months after the events of the console Batman™: Arkham Origins game.  Batman™: Arkham Origins Blackgate continues the Arkham story arc and will be available exclusively on handhelds for the Sony PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS. 

Will there be a playable demo released before the game’s launch?

We currently do not have plans to release a playable demo of Batman™: Arkham Origins at this time.

Will there be video footage of the demo on the official YouTube channel?

For the latest video content, please subscribe to the official Batman™: Arkham Origins YouTube channel here:

Will there be any more trailers soon?

We will definitely have more videos to show before launch! For the latest video content, please subscribe to the official Batman™: Arkham Origins YouTube channel here:

Are we going to announce another assassin?

No further assassin reveals have been planned at this time. We want to keep some surprises for players come October 25!

Will Batman™: Arkham Origins be at any future shows or events (NYCC)?

Yes! We will be present at the New York Comic-Con event. Please stay tuned and like us on and follow us @BatmanArkham on Twitter to get more details on future shows and dates we will attend.

Is Joker an assassin?

The Joker's role in the game is a mystery that we would like players to discover for themselves on October 25th.