Batman: Arkham Knight PC Patch Notes Include "Heavier Rain," December DLC Support

"We swear that's not the name of a Heavy Rain sequel."


A new patch for the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has been released, delivering a range of fixes and improvements, as well as compatibility support for the game's December DLC.

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December's Arkham Knight DLC takes the form of Batmobile and Batman skins based on 2008's The Dark Knight.

As for the fixes, the patch restores "heavier rain" during the game's opening section (apparently this was removed earlier) and clears out problems related to equipped gadgets and keyboard and mouse controls for some areas.

The full patch notes were posted this week on the game's Steam page and are available below.

Batman: Arkham Knight PC Patch Notes:

  • Fixed some issues with stars being awarded or lost incorrectly in specific AR Challenges
  • Improved target prioritization during combat
  • Restored heavier rain during the opening section of the game
  • Fixed missing rain effects on a few remaining player character skins
  • Miscellaneous gameplay fixes and stability improvements
  • Fixes to some keyboard and mouse prompts after being rebound
  • Made frame times more consistent for 60hz monitors running at 30 FPS with V-Sync enabled
  • Previously equipped gadgets can be selected with keyboard and mouse again after restarting an AR Challenge
  • Fixed the default key binding for Harley's Snare gadget
  • Batgirl's Remote Hacking Device can now be properly selected with keyboard & mouse in AR Challenges
  • Minor performance optimizations for certain combinations of hardware
  • Fixed keyboard & mouse controls that did not function in DLC AR Challenges when no previous save data existed
  • Quick Photo Mode can now be triggered with keyboard and mouse controls when using the Batmobile
  • Special Combo Takedowns can now be performed with Quickfire Gadget binds if they were rebound
  • Fixed graphical corruption that may occur after Alt-Tabbing
  • Improvements and corrections to some localized text
  • Added new Classic Harley Quinn skin for use in AR Challenges & the Harley Quinn Story Pack
  • Added Arkham Knight as a playable character for AR Challenges & the Red Hood Story Pack
  • Added support for December DLC content

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