Batman Return To Arkham remaster
A screenshot from the remaster of Batman: Arkham Asylum. Warner Bros Interactive

Warner Bros Interactive has announced the Batman: Return to Arkham - which will bring Rocksteady Studios' Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham City to PS4 and Xbox One on 29 July, and cost £39.99.

The game leaked leaked in April courtesy of US retailer GameStop, and will include all DLC released for both titles, which were originally released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. A remastered collection has been on the cards for some time, with rumours first surfacing over a year ago.

The remasters have been developed by Virtuos Games and will include, according to a press release, "improved graphics, as well as upgraded models, environments, lighting, effects and shaders."

Released in 2009, Arkham Asylum proved an instant classic that launched a trilogy of Rocksteady games, which concluded in 2015 with Arkham Knight.

Though aided in their success by the Hollywood limelight of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy, the games cut their own thematic path – blending technological realism and gadgetry with the heightened reality of the expanded Batman world.

Reuniting the cast of the iconic '90s animated series (with Kevin Conroy providing the voice of Batman and Star Wars' Mark Hamill as The Joker) was another master stroke, that helped the series quickly become a fan-favourite incarnation of the Caped Crusader. Arkham Asylum takes place within the DC Comics series' famed psychiatric hospital which, in the story, houses a large number of Batman's enemies and has been taken over by a coup by master criminal The Joker.

Arkham City follows the story to an entire cordoned off area of Gotham itself - which has been transformed from the city's most notorious slums into a self-contained prison community, and is home to many of Arkham Asylum's former inmates.

Batman: Reutrn To Arkham will be released on 29 July. A trailer was released accompanying the announcement, which is embedded below.

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