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Rocksteady Studios has announced that 'Batman: Arkham VR' will be its last Dark Knight video game.

The developer is responsible for creating the acclaimed 'Batman Arkham' franchise and sparked much excitement in June when it unveiled previews of the virtual reality title it is releasing on the PlayStation VR on 13 October 2016.

Rocksteady producer Dax Ginn has now revealed that once the game is out that will be the end of their association with the DC Comics character.

He told website Eurogamer: "I think there's a little bit of sadness on the team. It feels like ... breaking up? The mood is really split - there's a feeling in the office like, it's definitely time to do something else - we all accept that. But we all know Batman so well - we all feel comfortable in the Arkhamverse."

Ginn teased that the next project for Rocksteady is going to be completely different to the 'Batman Arkham' series - released in conjunction with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

He added: "We're definitely letting go of that comfort blanket and putting ourselves in the position where whatever we do next is going to feel very different. There's always an anxiety associated with change and that's where we want to be. We want to feel uncomfortable because we want to make awesome stuff.

"We're in a very enviable position where we have some time and space to decide what we're doing next. We can sit back and think what our dream game would be, and we have Warner Bros.' support to do that. I think we've proven that we're a hardworking team, we work well together, and we can really decide what's best creatively for our own destiny."

'Batman: Arkham VR' will allow players to become The Dark Knight and his alter ego Bruce Wayne and gamers must digitally don the superhero's famous cape and cowl and explore Gotham City as the World's Greatest Detective to foil a plot that threatens his closest allies.


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