It looks like the rumors of the next Arkham game being a prequel are true.
Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have officially announced Batman: Arkham Origins, the third installment in the popular Batman series. Taking over development from Rocksteady Studios, Warner Bros. Montreal will be making the game for Playstation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and PC.
Set during Batman’s early years of being a career crime fighter, Origins will give you a look at the Dark Knight’s first encounters with several well know supervillains.
Additionally, Amarture Studios, the people behind the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection on Vita, are working on Batman: Origins Blackgate, a DS and Vita version said to take place after the events of the console game.
Both Arkham Origins and Batman: Origins Blackgate are currently set for an October 25 release.