Deathstroke 'playable' in Batman: Arkham Origins
19th May 2013 | 21:41
DC Comics supervillain Deathstroke will be a playable DLC character in Batman: Arkham Origins, according to Amazon.
The character is being teased via the retailer's US site as a pre-order incentive alongside $10 of Amazon credit.
While no further details are posted, Deathstroke artwork is shown in a teaser image (pictured right), which specifies the character as "playable DLC".
Arkham Origins takes place in Batman's formative years. On Christmas eve Black Mask places a hit on Batman's head, offering a fortune to whoever takes out the caped crusader. Assassins and supervillains from across the DC Universe converge on Gotham to take their shot.
Reports have indicated that Arkham Origins will have a multiplayer mode, making it the first in the series to include such a feature, and possibly explaining how a playable villain could be put to use.
Kevin Conroy, the voice of Batman in The Animated Series and Rocksteady's recent Arkham games, has confirmed he will reprise his role for
Warner has confirmed the Batman: Arkham Origins release date as October 25 for Wii U, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. A spin-off title, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, has also been announced for 3DS and PS Vita.