UPDATE: The Batman Arkham Knight PC patch is now available for those who have already bought the game. Here are some of the improvements introduced by it.
- Reduced frame rate hitches
- Optimizations for system memory and VRAM usage
- Improved performance on all GPUs (requires the latest drivers)
- More Comprehensive In-Game Settings
- Fixed low resolution texture bugs
- Fixed hitches when running on mechanical hard drives (HDD)
Those who have purchased Batman Arkham Knight on PC have been waiting for the interim patch announced a while pack to finally play the game without having to deal with some major issues that make it pretty much unplayable. The patch was supposed to be released last month but Warner Bros eventually announced that it would be released sometime in September.
A few hours ago Batman Arkham Knight PC owners who opted into the beta version of the game on Steam have been able to download the long anticipated patch. Unfortunately the patch has been pulled shortly after having been made available but those who have managed to download it reported that it introduces some major improvements that finally make the game run properly. With the patch being pretty much ready at this point, we will definitely hear more about its official release soon.
Two days ago the first Batman Arkham Knight September DLC pack has been made available in all regions. This DLC pack is the Crime Fighter Challenge Pack #1, which allows players to complete a variety of AR Challenges using Batman’s allies Nightwing, Robin and Catwoman.
The Crime Fighter Challenge Pack #1 isn’t the only DLC pack releasing for the game on consoles this month. In the upcoming days players will be able purchase the GCPD Lockdown DLC, a story campaign set after the events of Batman Arkham Knight starring Nightwing, the 2008 Tumbler Batmobile pack, which will allow players to drive the Batmobile featured in the 2008 movie The Dark Knight and the Original Arkham Batman Skin, featuring the Batman Arkham Asylum skin. Precise release dates for these DLC packs have yet to be confirmed. Precise release dates for these packs have yet to be announced.
Batman Arkham Knight is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in all regions. We will keep you updated on the official release of the new PC patch as soon as possible so keep checking us back on to learn more about the matter.