Knight to know you

Welcome to the world of AAA video games, where you can comfortably pay upwards of $120 on a single title – before it's even released. It would be naive to expect a blockbuster on the scale of Batman: Arkham Knight to shun nefarious money spinning opportunities on the side – and lo and behold, Rocksteady Studios has announced a Season Pass for the forthcoming superhero foray today.

There's no word on a price for the post-release subscription just yet – we've sent an email to Warner Bros, and will update as soon as we hear back – but we do know that it will include six months of additional content, including story missions, super villains, and more. Considering that Warner Bros is publishing this game, we can't wait to see what Mortal Kombat X-esque microtransactions it'll include as well – perhaps the organisation will let us pay for extra Batarangs if we're lucky.

Update (14:30PM BST): We've just heard back from Warner Bros, and the Season Pass will cost an eye-watering £32.99 here in the UK – so, presumably $39.99 in the United States. Content, in addition to the abovementioned, will include legendary Batmobile skins, advanced challenge maps, alternative character skins, and – excitingly – driveable race tracks.

The pricing is, honestly, disgusting – but, shamefully, we could go for a spot of DC Comics karting right now. We're part of the problem.