A spokesperson for Ster Kinekor Entertainment (SKE), distributor of Warner Bros products, has confirmed that Batman Arkham Origins has been delayed for certain platforms in SA.
The Wii U and PC versions of Batman Arkham Origins have been delayed by a week from its planned launch of 25 October, to 1 November 2013.
The 3DS version, Arkham Origins Blackgate, has also been delayed until 1 November.
SKE could not comment on the reason for the delay.
While the game has been delayed on certain platforms, the pricing remains the same. Check out out pre-order pricing roundup if you are still undecided on the title – Batman: Arkham Origins pre-order price roundup
Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, where a bounty is put on Batman’s head, giving every villain the inventive to try and take down Batman all in the same night.
Recently, UK-based game studio Splash Damage also announced that it will be developing the multiplayer portion of Batman: Arkham Origins.