Further details have emerged about “Batgirl: A Matter of Family,” the first DLC pack for the recently released “Batman: Arkham Knight”. Set before the events of “Batman: Arkham Asylum,” the new chapters in the game allows fans to play as the super heroine for the first time in the series.
Batgirl teams up with Robin to save her father, Commissioner Gordon, from The Joker at a nautical themed amusement park. WB Games Montreal has developed this DLC which will see Batgirl balancing physical ability with computer hacking skills.
Design producer Justin Vazquez says: “We wanted to recreate the feeling of being trapped in a bizarre and unique open environment playing a game of cat and mouse with the Joker. Hacking is really what separates her from the other characters. It’s a gameplay mechanic with which the player can create situations for Batgirl to really shine. Our intention was that Batgirl should be less powerful than Batman, but that Batgirl plus hacking could give her opportunities do things that not even Batman can pull off.”
The Duel Play function from “Arkham Knight” will also return for the DLC, giving players control of Batgirl and Robin in a tag-team match-up against The Joker and Harley Quinn who will sport her original “Batman: The Animated Series” costume for the first time in the game series.
“Batgirl: A Matter of Family” makes its debut on July 14th.