We knew it had to happen and it seems like Warner Bros. is gonna try to squeeze player dollars out any way they could. They’re doing it with a Season Pass. Good to see this practice will live on.

From the press release:

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the Season Pass for Batman ™ : Arkham Origins , this Autumn’s highly-anticipated installment to the best-selling Batman Arkham videogame franchise . The Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass (for PlayStation®3 system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii U™ system or PC) will be available at launch for £15.99 (£27.99 value) and grants purchasers access to five of the game’s upcoming downloadable content packs, one of which includes two exclusive skins.

    Players who purchase or pre-order the pass will gain access to the following content:

    Gotham by Gaslight Batman™ Skin and Brightest Day Batman™ Skin
    New Millennium Skins Pack
    Infinite Earths Skins Pack
    Arkham Origins Initiation: Play as Bruce Wayne before he became Batman™, and face his final test to prove himself worthy to his greatest teacher, Kirigi.
    An all-new story campaign

    Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman: Arkham Origins is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, players will meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships.

    Batman: Arkham Origins is the next installment in the blockbuster Batman: Arkham videogame franchise and will be available for the PS3™, Xbox 360®, the Wii U™ system, and PC. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate™, the handheld version developed by Armature Studio, will be available for PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and the Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system. The game will release on all platforms worldwide on Oct. 25, 2013.