Releasing these new screenshots
, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
announced that Batman: Arkham City
, the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum
, developed by Rocksteady Studios
and based on DC Comics' core Batman property, will launch on 18th October (US) and 21st October 2011 (UK). Batman: Arkham City sends players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight. Batman: Arkham City will launch for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.