Well this certainly isn’t going to be making the day of many PC Bat-fans in the world. In a twist so evil it must have been cooked up by one of Gotham’s various monstrous masterminds, it’s been confirmed that the PC version of Batman: Arkham City will be delayed from its October launch day to an unspecified date in November.

With the constant stream of positive and promising news coming from Rocksteady Studios, we weren’t expecting to hear something so disappointing, especially without much of an explanation.

But while Xbox and PS3 owners can look forward to making their way through Arkham City, PC fans will have to wait at least a few extra weeks.

The report comes from PC Gamer, claiming to have the information from an unnamed Warner Bros. rep. The publisher isn’t giving any reason for the unspecified delay into November, and we’re hard-pressed to think of any ourselves considering how well the development process seems to have been going.

That’s no small feat, especially considering how much Rocksteady is expanding their borders, bringing in famous new villains, new ice and electrical gadgets, and more. In what may be seen as a gesture of good faith, the developer has also released a few new screenshots of Arkham City captured on PC.

And while the team may all be amazed with the Xbox 360 version, it looks like PC fans are in for just as much of a treat. Check them out:

It seems Batman is already taking out his rage on the unsuspecting hive of scum and villainy that Arkham City has been reduced to, even if PC fans won’t be able to do the same for two more months. Rocksteady has more than earned a bit of trust from its fan base since the release of Batman: Arkham Asylum, so let’s hope that this delay won’t result in that being lost.

Batman: Arkham City will be released on the scheduled date of October 18 for the Xbox 360, and Ps3, with a November PC release still unspecified.

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Source: PC Gamer