Broken Batman Arkham Knight PC Game Pulled by Publisher

By Gary Cutlack on at

Warner Brothers has taken the ballsy decision to completely pull its new Batman game Arkham Knight from sale on PC, after the internet exploded with anger from those who bought the clunky and bug-ridden mess of a game.

The PC release is apparently a bit of a performance nightmare, with even users of self-aware gaming PCs that make mincemeat of the listed tech spec requirements struggling to get anything like a consistent frame rate from the experience. Unlike in the olden days, when game publishers could get away with pushing out  any old broken mess to the kids, Warner was instantly taken to pieces online, resulting in the game being pulled to try to stem the PR crisis.

Warner said: "We want to apologize to those of you who are experiencing performance issues with Batman: Arkham Knight on PC. We take these issues very seriously and have therefore decided to suspend future game sales of the PC version while we work to address these issues to satisfy our quality standards. We greatly value our customers and know that while there are a significant amount of players who are enjoying the game on PC, we want to do whatever we can to make the experience better for PC players overall."

And if you've already bought the game, it suggests getting a refund through digital platform Steam, if its brokenness offends. [Warner via Guardian]