Batman: Arkham Knight is being enjoyed by plenty of people since its release however PC gamers have been getting short changed a bit. The PC version was plagued with so many glitches and performance issues Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment decided to pull the game from Steam until they can sort it out. Basically you either can’t get the game on the PC or you’re stuck with a broken game.
“Our continued focus on getting the right PC fixes in place for the main game has had an impact on the development of all DLC content for the PC version of the game,” Gary Lake-Schaal, the VP of Game Technology at WBIE, writes. “This means that the Batman: Arkham Knight – Batgirl: A Matter of Family DLC will not be available on July 14 for those who are currently playing the PC version of the game. We apologize for the delay and only want to make sure that any content that we offer is up to the standards that PC players expect.“
Arkham Knight for the PC will not be made available again until it is fully updated and all parties involved in the development of the game agree that it meets quality standards. Fixes are constantly being made to the game right now but it seems to be a bit of an uphill battle so far. Rocksteady Studios says they are working with its development team as well as Nvidia and AMD to fix the issue.
While this is a bad situation for those that either purchased the game for PC or wanted to I have to give a bit of credit to Warner Bros and Rocksteady for how they handled it. Too many times these days when a game is broken we see companies play the blame game and not own up to their mistakes. While pulling the game was bad financially it surely was good for those that may have bought a broken product. Hopefully they can fix these issues as soon as possible.
Not to rub it in but the Batgirl: A Matter of Family DLC (trailer above) is set to release for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on July 14th.