Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment released the first story driven add-on Batgirl: A Matter of Family, for Batman: Arkham Knight. The content can be downloaded for free for those who purchased the season pass or can be purchased separately beginning 21st July for £5.79 on PSN and Xbox Live Marketplace. The PC version has been postponed until Warner Bros can fix the game, for which sales has been stopped due to poor performances issues. According to a memo sent to Kotaku Australia, the game might not be fixed before next Fall (a.k.a. Australian Spring).
Set prior to the events of Batman: Arkham Knight, this latest piece of DLC lets 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, manipulate the environment and solve puzzles.
The add-on content was developed by WB Games Montréal and was created using the Batman: Arkham Knight engine built by Rocksteady Studios. The remaining Season Pass add-on content is under development by Rocksteady Studios.
WB also announced the Season Pass content coming in August:
- 1989 Movie Batmobile Pack: Batman skin and Batmobile from the 1989 Batman film, as well as two tracks inspired by the film’s sequel.
- The Bat-family Skins Pack: Six character skins based on the alternate timelines: 1990s Catwoman, One Year Later Robin, Arkham Origins Batman, Iconic Grey & Black Batman, 1970s Batman and the Original Arkham Nightwing.