Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition Canceled Due to Quality Issues

"Unforeseen circumstances" lead to the cancellation of Arkham Knight's big premium edition.


Less than one week before Batman: Arkham Knight's release, developer Rocksteady Studios has announced that the $200 Batmobile edition of the game has been canceled. The developer announced the news in its forums today, saying "unforeseen circumstances" are to blame.

"We regret to inform you that we are not able to release the Batmobile Collector's Edition of Batman: Arkham Knight due to unforeseen circumstances that greatly compromised the quality of this extremely limited run of product," Rocksteady said in a statement.

"We are deeply apologetic for this unfortunate outcome."

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Refunds are available at the retailer where you preordered.

The marquee feature of the Arkham Knight Batmobile edition was supposed to be a transforming Batmobile statue. The statue was to be developed by TriForce. Presumably, the "unforeseen circumstances" regarding the "compromised quality" are related to the Batmobile toy.

Though the Batmobile edition has been scrapped, Rocksteady said it still plans to offer the New 52 skin pack, which comes with skins of Batman, Robin, and Nightwing, for free to everyone.

After multiple delays, Arkham Knight is due to launch June 23 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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