UPDATED: Rocksteady has released the first official trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. In it we get the reading of the last will and testament of Thomas Wayne telling his son, Bruce, not to abandon the city and the Batmoblie in action. You can view it here. The trailer also states the story to Arkham Knight:
"In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady's uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise. The addition of this legendary vehicle, combined with the acclaimed gameplay of the Batman Arkham series, offers gamers the ultimate and complete Batman experience as they tear through the streets and soar across the skyline of the entirety of Gotham City. Be The Batman."
Also announced, pre-orders for the game will let people play as Harley Quinn in Challenge Mode and will net players four exclusive challenge maps.
Rocksteady Games, the original architects of the Arkham series, is returning for one last ride with the Dark Knight.
Revealed on Game Informer, Rocksteady states that this will be the the final Arkham story for the Batman.
Taking place a year after the events of Arkham City, the villains of Gotham have now teamed up to finally put a stop to Batman. Based on the reveal trailer, Harley Quinn, Two-Face and the Penquin will all play a role in the game. Rocksteady also states that the Batmobile will be a core gameplay mechanic for this title.
Arkham Knight is expected to arrive later this year for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.