Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 18th Oct 2011
  • EU 21st Oct 2011
  • JP 23rd Nov 2011
Also Available On
Controller Support
Feature Support


  • Review Batman: Arkham City (PlayStation 3)

    Crisis city

    A gluttony of content; Batman: Arkham City takes everything that made its predecessor brilliant and improves upon it. It's really not hard to recall the period before Batman: Arkham Asylum released. At the time, the video game media was embroiled in a discussion about how the promising looking licenced title couldn't possibly turn out...

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Batman: Arkham City News

  • News Evidence of Batman: Arkham PS4 Remaster Appears

    Time to play a little game

    Riddle us this: would you buy a Batman: Arkham Anthology for the PlayStation 4? We heard rumours regarding the hypothetical remaster earlier in the year, when the collection was "confirmed" by IGN Italy's supposed sources. However, now we have a little more evidence to feed into the Bat Computer, as one

  • News North American PlayStation Plus Fires Off Mercenary Kings and Batman: Arkham City

    Goodies galore

    While PlayStation Plus subscribers in Europe only need to deal with a single care package every month, Sony’s North American arm prefers to drip feed users with free content every week. That means that premium members overseas will only be getting access to two of April's complimentary titles tomorrow – but they’re real doozies,...

  • Who Would Win Wednesdays Old Snake vs. Batman

    Round one

    Greetings loyal Push Square readers, and welcome to the first ever 'Who Would Win Wednesdays', a new weekly feature where we pit two PlayStation characters against each other, giving you a quick profile of each combatant before letting you vote on who you think would emerge victorious in a battle to the death. From the giants of the...

  • News Batman: Arkham Collection Will Glide Across the UK Next Week

    Just in time for the holiday season

    Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has announced that the Batman: Arkham Collection Edition – a compilation of the main Batman: Arkham series – will be swooping onto the PlayStation 3 next week. Stealthy. Due for release on the 22nd November in the UK, the bundle will include Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman:...

  • News PS Plus Subscribers Secure Free Copy of Batman: Arkham City

    The Dark Knight headlines another epic month

    We’re not even going to waste our time trying to come up with superlatives to describe next month’s European PlayStation Plus update, because we reckon that the line-up will do the talking for us. From 5th December, premium members will be able to download Rocksteady’s excellent Batman: Arkham City...

  • News Harley Quinn Struts into Batman: Arkham City

    Payback's a... well, you know

    Batman: Arkham City developer Rocksteady aims to follow up that ending later this month, when it unleashes Harley Quinn’s Revenge on the PlayStation Store. The single-player DLC – due out on 29th May – promises over two hours of gameplay featuring both the caped crusader and his inquisitive sidekick. Are you ready...

  • News Harley Quinn Gets Her Revenge Next Month in Arkham City

    "Time to die, B-man"

    Harley Quinn isn’t particularly happy about... Wait, that’s probably a spoiler isn’t it? If you’ve already played Batman: Arkham City, then we probably don’t need to tell you what Harley Quinn’s upset about. What we do need to tell you is that she’ll get her revenge on 29th May, when Batman: Arkham City is updated...

  • News Rocksteady Teases New Batman: Arkham City DLC

    These boots are made for walkin'

    Rocksteady’s teased the imminent announcement of new Batman: Arkham City DLC with an image of Harley Quinn’s boots. Content starring the sultry jester has been rumoured for weeks after trophies for the expansion leaked online. We’re always ready for more Harley Quinn. Always.

  • News New Arkham City DLC Focuses on Robin and Harley Quinn

    Our favourite clown cosplay

    We’d pay good money to spend an extra couple of hours, er, investigating Batman: Arkham City’s interpretation of Harley Quinn. As such, we’re pretty excited to learn that developer Rocksteady has more DLC on the cards. While the content has yet to be confirmed by publisher Warner Bros, trophies for the pack have...

  • News Rocksteady Considered Multiplayer for Arkham City

    No, I’m the Batman

    Dedicated single-player experiences have become a rarity this generation, but Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham City represents one of the few remaining beacons. That wasn’t always the case, however, as game director Sefton Hill has revealed that the studio did consider adding a multiplayer component to the superhero adventure for...

About The Game

Developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending 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 highly anticipated 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 is the follow-up to the award-winning hit video game Batman: Arkham Asylum and delivers an authentic and gritty Batman experience
Become the Dark Knight: Batman: Arkham City delivers a genuinely authentic Batman experience with advanced, compelling gameplay on every level: high-impact street brawls, nail-biting stealth, multifaceted forensic investigation, epic super-villain encounters and unexpected glimpses into Batman's tortured psychology
Advanced FreeFlow combat: Batman faces highly coordinated, simultaneous attacks from every direction as Arkham's gangs bring heavy weapons and all-new AI to the fight, but Batman steps it up with twice the number of combat animations and double the range of attacks, counters and takedowns
New gadgets: Batman has access to new gadgets such as the Cryptographic Sequencer V2 and Smoke Pellets, as well as new functionality for existing gadgets that expand the range of Batman's abilities without adding extra weight to his Utility Belt
New story: Five-time Emmy-Award-winner Paul Dini returns to pen a brand-new story for Batman: Arkham City, taking gamers deep inside the diseased heart of Gotham
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