Warner Brothers has cancelled the costly Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition according to posters on NeoGAF who got word via an email from UK retailer, GAME.
In the email, pre-ordering customers were told
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,
The Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition was available from GAME for the princely sum of £169.99. Those affected were offered a £20 discount on the Batman Red Hood Edition which is exclusive in the UK to GAME.
The content which would no longer be released with the Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition can be obtained by picking up the Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition version, but it seems to be difficult to find where it is still available for pre-ordering. The content you would miss out on by not picking up the Batmobile or Limited Editions is:
- 80 page custom art book – 80 Page, Full Colour Art Book Showcasing the concept art of Batman Arkham Knight.
- Unique SteelBook case and game disc.
- Limited Edition DC Comics Batman: Arkham Knight #0 Comic Book.
- Exclusive Character Skin Pack, which includes three unique skins from DC Comics’ The New 52.
- Batman memorial statue.
Batman: Arkham Knight releases on the 23rd June for PS4, Xbox One and PC and is available in Standard, Limited Edition, Comic Bundle, Premium (PS4 Digital), Red Hood (GAME and GameStop) versions. Also, Sony is releasing a Batman: Arkham Knight PlayStation 4 bundle and a Batman: Arkham Knight PlayStation 4 Limited Edition bundle which comes with a silver PS4. All pre-orders regardless of version come with the Harley Quinn content which lets you play as the supervillain.