Warner Bros Modifies Its Internal Review Process For All Of Its Games, Still Working On Fixing Batman Arkham Knight
Warner Bros. has just issued a new statement about the PC version of Batman Arkham Knight. They report that Rocksteady is still working hard on fixing the game on the PC.
Warner Bros’ Yorick said:
“Addressing the PC performance issues is still our top priority and at this time, we believe we have identified a number of fixes for the larger issues that were affecting PC players at launch. These fixes are currently being implemented into the game and once we have been able to do some initial testing, we’ll have a better idea on the status of our progress. We’ll provide an update on how things are developing next week. “
Warner Bros. explain that they modiied their internal review process for all future games because of the latest launch:
“We can also assure you that because of this latest launch, we are modifying the internal review process for all of our games. For those who are waiting for the updated version of the game on PC, please know that we are working on this every day. For the players who are continuing to play Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, fixes are continually being made to the game as we await the final updated version. “
Warner Bros. also confirms that all planned DLC will be released on the PC, albeit after the release of the updated version of Batman Arkham Knight on the PC, which means that those who already have the game will have to wait:
“Our continued focus on getting the right PC fixes in place for the main game has had an impact on the development of all DLC content for the PC version of the game. This means that the Batman: Arkham Knight – Batgirl: A Matter of Family DLC will not be available on July 14th for those who are currently playing the PC version of the game. We apologize for the delay and only want to make sure that any content that we offer is up to the standards that PC players expect.”
Rocksteady and Warner Bros, have released the Official Trailer for Batman Arkham Knight - Batgirl: A Matter of Family DLC.
The trailer can be viewed below:
Set prior to the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batgirl: A Matter of Family will allow players to take on the role of Batgirl for the first time in the Batman: Arkham franchise.
When The Joker kidnaps Commissioner Gordon and holds him hostage at the Seagate Amusement Park, Batgirl and Robin must fight against the odds to save him and avoid falling victim to The Joker’s sinister plan. Trained by Batman, Batgirl’s combat combines with unparalleled hacking abilities to take down enemies, control objects and solve puzzles.
Batgirl: A Matter of Family will be available July 14 for fans who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass and are connected to the Internet, or it can be purchased separately on July 21 for $6.99 MSRP on the PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE online entertainment network from Microsoft.
In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady's uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise. The addition of this legendary vehicle, combined with the acclaimed gameplay of the Batman Arkham series, offers gamers the ultimate and complete Batman experience as they tear through the streets and soar across the skyline of the entirety of Gotham City.
Warner Bros has. issued a press release a few days ago to announce the release date for the Batgirl A Matter of Family DLC, in which they did mention that the updated PC version will be made available soon.
Warner Bros states:
“Batman: Arkham Knight is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and is available now for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. The PC version of the game will be available in the coming weeks.”
Even though they did not announce a specific release date, we can likely expect the PC version to be back on sale soon enough. They have recently listed the key areas that they are focusing on for improving performance:
- Support for frame rates above 30FPS in the graphics settings menu
- Fix for low resolution texture bug
- Improve overall performance and framerate hitches
- Add more options to the graphics settings menu
- Improvements to hard drive streaming and hitches
- Address full screen rendering bug on gaming laptops
- Improvements to system memory and VRAM usage
- NVIDIA SLI bug fixes
- Enabling AMD Crossfire
Warner claims, that Rocksteady is now leading its “team of developers and partners as we work on the PC performance issues that players have been encountering.”
“The work is significant and while we are making good progress on improving performance, it will take some time to ensure that we get the right fixes in place."
Batman Arkham Knight is available on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. We will bring you any new information as soon as it become available.