Batman: Arkham Knight may be mere days away from release, but retailers are currently in the process of cancelling orders for the uber-expensive Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition. We've heard from one reader that his GAME order has been dumped, and both Eurogamer.net and NeoGAF seem able to corroborate the story.
The exorbitant bundle was available for £169.99, but it sounds like something went wrong with the included car. "Regrettably, due to unforeseen circumstances that greatly compromised the quality of the Batmobile included within the Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition, Warner Bros has decided not to release this product," GAME informed customers.
The specialist retailer is, of course, offering a full refund, alongside a £20 discount on the Batman: Arkham Knight Red Hood Edition, which includes a couple of pieces of bonus content. However, super-fans will miss out on more than just a replica of the Dark Knight's ride; the Batmobile Edition was also set to come with an art book, steel case, and various other pieces of tat.
We suppose that it's a good thing that the publisher has opted against delivering a poor product – but a bit more notice would probably have been nice, no?