Telltale Games has announced that the first episode of Batman – The Telltale Series will arrive digitally in August on consoles, PC/Mac and mobile devices. The game will receive a physical retail edition from September 14.
The physical edition exists through a worldwide distribution agreement between Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Telltale Games. According to a WBIE press release, the retail version will include episode one on a “Season Pass Disc” that “will grant access to the subsequent four episodes as they become available for download via online updates.”
The agreement also allows WBIE to distribute the third season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead.
“Telltale has a stellar reputation for delivering quality content based on world-renowned properties and these games make a great addition to our line-up,” said Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Sales, Americas, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. “We previously worked with Telltale on The Wolf Among Us and now on the recently announced Batman – The Telltale Series, so we are very pleased to expand our partnership with worldwide retail distribution for its upcoming titles.”
Some of the voice cast for Batman – The Telltale Series was announced at E3 2016. Notably, Troy Baker plays the role of Batman/ Bruce Wayne, having previously voiced Two-Face in RockSteady’s Batman Arkham trilogy and Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins. Laura Bailey voices Catwoman/ Selena Kyle, she has previously worked with Telltale on Tales from the Borderlands (Fiona) and Game of Thrones (Gwyn Whitehill).