One of the more surprising announcements at the recent Nintendo Direct in June was the reveal that the Batman: Arkham Trilogy would be making its way to Nintendo Switch, bringing the triple-threat of Arkham Asylum, Arkham City and Arkham Knight to the little handheld that could – each for the first time ever.
The trilogy, which comes bundled with all of the previously-released DLC, is set to launch on October 13th. At the time of writing the package still isn’t listed on the Nintendo Switch eShop, so pricing details are still scarce.
It’ll definitely be interesting to see how these games hold up on the Switch, with Arkham Asylum and Arkham City originating a couple of generations ago but Batman: Arkham Knight remaining a visually-impressive title that launched on PS4 and Xbox One. The port effort is being handled by LA’s Turn Me Up Games, who also worked on the Switch versions of It Takes Two, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 and Borderlands: Legendary Collection – all of which similarly run on versions of the Unreal Engine.
Here’s the trailer for the Batman: Arkham Trilogy revealed during the June Nintendo Direct:
“Become Gotham City’s ultimate protector across the iconic Batman: Arkham Trilogy.
“Face off against notorious DC Super-Villains: The Joker, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, and more in Batman: Arkham Asylum. Step into the shadows of Batman: Arkham City’s open world, the new maximum security “home” for thugs, gangsters, and insane criminal masterminds. In Batman: Arkham Knight, tear through the streets of Gotham and take on the ultimate threat in the trilogy’s epic conclusion.
“Experience critically acclaimed gameplay & AAA original storytelling across all 3 games, PLUS all DLC, in one complete package.”