See Alfred Kick Butt in This New Batman: Arkham Knight PC Mod

"Be the butler."

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A new Batman: Arkham Knight PC mod shows Batman's butler, Alfred Pennyworth, in a totally more badass light. From the Batman Arkham Videos YouTube channel comes a new video that shows off the mod, in which Alfred becomes a playable character, jumping off buildings and laying waste to enemies.

There is even a romantic scene between Alfred and Catwoman, which is definitely a little weird. But my favorite part is probably at the five-minute mark, where Alfred demonstrates his true powers of (hilarious) evasion.

Arkham Knight launched in June. The console versions enjoyed a mostly positive critical reception, but the PC edition--developed externally--was plagued with problems. The issues were so severe that Warner Bros. removed the game from sale and may not have a fix ready until September. An "interim" patch, however, is expected to arrive in August.

In other news about Arkham Knight, the game's first story expansion, A Matter of Family, launched earlier this month on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The PC version of the DLC has been delayed until the game's issues can be sorted out.

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Wow, alfred got some moves.

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As usual, cleaning up Bruce's mess.

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It's simple. We kill the Alfred.

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"some people just want to watch the world burn"

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I need a butler.

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Edited By Shouoken4Peace

I think Alfred and Sebastian (from Tekken Tag Tournament 2) should team up and have their own next-gen brawler.

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@Shouoken4Peace: lol nice!

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console players may have a stable version but we are having the most fun

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@drocdoc: If console players were to use the same argument, PC players would be laughing at them. Glad you're having fun.

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The butler secret moves nice.

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Buttleman

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Black Butler lol.

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The Butler can kick butt.

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I always thought they should explore Alfred more. In some comics, he was a retire military man that could very well sit Batman down whenever he wanted to. If you look past the whole "Batgod" dynamic that has gone on lately, if Batman ever had to fight someone that was actually trained in ANYTHING, it would be a close fight- this is after him extensively studying his nemesis. I'm a fan of the lore, but in the end, all he does is beat-up untrained thugs (which he pretty much is one himself, based on his lore- he was trained by thugs on a mountain LOL).

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@wendopolis_bruh: i think theyre exploring his past more in BvS

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@wendopolis_bruh: If you follow the lore, Batman is a master of over 100 different martial arts styles. He was trained by masters in the arts, including Japanese shinobi, African bushmen, and world champion boxers.

He was only trained by Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins in the Christian Bale movies.

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@SterlingFox: Yeah, as time goes on, they keep making him more ridiculous. When he first started, he was just a rich boy that slept in the same bed as another man. That grew into him being "dark" and having been trained by Ra's. That then grew into learning 1000's of different things and having 12 Master's degree's. The reality of the lore is, he's not needed- they keep having to "beef" him up to keep him relevant. Pretty soon, he'll have the strength to pick up small cars, and run as fast as them. Did you see the "Batman:Year One" cartoon? HE BREAKS A SOLID GROWN TREE IN HALF WITH HIS FOOT!!!

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@wendopolis_bruh: It's called being a Ninja. In Japanese lore, there are tales of all kinds of ridiculous feats being performed by Ninjas, and the stories were often circulated by themselves so that more people would hire them.

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Bob The Butler.

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Mod should be called: "I Can't Believe It's Not Butler".

IT DOESN'T HAVE TO MAKE SENSE.

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It would be most appropriate if Alfred also had a butler style bat suit that is designed by that Final Fantasy artist at Square/Enix.

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"Salutations criminal gentlefolk, I am Alfred Pennyworth, I'm here to run an errand for Master Wayne. He's requested I take out the trash."

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@JackNief: "Like"

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@JackNief: LOL

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My butler can beat your butler!

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Edited By GamerOuTLaWzz

These games honestly have the worst combat there is in video games along with shitty assassins creed and Crap of Mordor.

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@gameroutlawzz: What games have good combat in your opinion, then?

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@Black_Hand_313: None he is just a complaining troll. He prefers Final Fantasy and Wow. Nothing else. Can't you see his pink pom poms.

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@vamplife: hahaaha! :D

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"this awesome new mod". Yeah, it must be quiet thrilling to play a freakin old butler...

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@jack00: but he's a buttkicking butler!

Fitting with his butler persona, I'd love to see Alfred using butler type gadgets, like getting butlery with some cutlery.

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That's pretty great. I've got Arkham Knight on the Xbox, but if it's in the Holiday Sale (and, you know, actually on sale in the first place) I think I'll get the PC version too.

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I can't wait for Arkham Knight to come to SteamOS.

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@s3as3a: it won't. big publishers think bothering with directx (directx is a microsoft windows api) is enough, so they won't touch opengl to make a linux (steamos is a linux distro) port. just buy windows and install that (or pirate it if you don't have the money, reports say pirated win 7's that were activated vie windows loader get genuine win 10 upgrade keys with 1-3% exceptions, I get free windows, office, visual c and all that through microsoft dreamspark, but will try it to see it myself, already requested a key for a pirated win 7 install).

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@s3as3a said:

I can't wait for Arkham Knight to come to SteamOS.

By the time this gets fixed, nobody will care, self included. Moved on.

The game itself is fine, but the PC port is one of the worst I've seen in a decade.

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@40mdf0: I was one of the lucky ones that was able to play it to completion on PC. The frame rate locked up on me, at max, a total of 10 times. As of right now, it still runs better on Ps4.

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We need this as part of the season pass

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@galva86: It's a free mod... Don't give the devs any ideas.

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This is just amazing, now if only someone made a good voice replacement as well.

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Awesome...Just awesome!

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Edited By berserker66666

I KNEW IT. Alfred is secretly The Batman while Batman's not being The Batman.

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@lonesamurai1: were you crying while typing that message? I'm getting a feeling that you were.

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@lonesamurai1: ah, so you're full of s*** then. Thanks for clarifying.

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