Posted Mon Jun 3, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
Pre-order incentive not coming to the Wii U.
After some subtle confusion caused by the promotions for 'Batman: Arkham Origins,' WB Montreal has confirmed that the Wii U version of the game will not receive the Deathstroke DLC pre-order incentive.
Those who pre-order 'Batman: Arkham Origins' for the 360, PS3, or PC are promised bonus content in the form of two challenge maps and Deathstroke skins. Presumably, the maps will feature playing as Deathstroke. The Wii U version of the game is unfortunately not part of the pre-order incentive.
As clues of the exclusion were derived from promotional materials, WB Montreal confirmed the Wii U omission. Of course, fans of the series understand that challenge maps are a separate aspect from the main game and that platform exclusive features such as the Joker maps of 'Arkham Asylum' have found their way to other platforms post launch.
Still, the Wii U slight does seem to follow a trend of third part games that seem to come to the Wii U shy of the content of their platform cousins. Doubtlessly, the Wii U's limited built-in storage, and certification and storefront rules play a role in decisions to omit DLC from the platform for some games.
Author: Brian Hoss
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