Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 5 Release Date

22 November 2016
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Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 5 Release Date

What is the Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 5 release date? Telltale Games has promised that on average with their episodic games you can expect a new downloadable episode every 5 to 8 weeks. As such, it’s expected that Episode 5 (titled “City of Lights”) is arriving on December 27th 13th, 2016 (note that Telltale promised after Episode 3’s release that Episode 5 would release on all platforms in December 2016). Those dates are worldwide on PC, Mac, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, iOS & Android mobile all in the same week.

Watch the Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 5 lead-ins from Episode 4’s different endings here:

Episode 5 Synopsis: “The battle for control of Gotham intensifies, reaching a fevered pitch as Bruce discovers a renewed sense of purpose and Batman finds himself pushed to the limits in a desperate effort to restore order.”

The Episode 5 chapter names hint at what events to expect:
• Chapter 1: Loose Ends
• Chapter 2: Revelations
• Chapter 3: On the Trail
• Chapter 4: The Legacy
• Chapter 5: Executive Decision
• Chapter 6: A New Day in Gotham

The Episode names may hint at overarching story themes:
• Episode 1: Realm of Shadows
• Episode 2: Children of Arkham
• Episode 3: New World Order
• Episode 4: Guardian of Gotham
• Episode 5: City of Lights

Season 1 Info: There are five episodes in total in the first season of the game — keep in mind a second season hasn’t been confirmed, they are just called seasons like a set of TV show episodes are. After the end of each Batman: The Telltale Series adventure game episode, Telltale Games is nice enough to include a teaser trailer for the next episode. In this case the on November 22nd, 2016 released Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 4 Walkthrough included a Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 5 lead-in (sadly no trailer for the season finale) that’s shown at the top of this page.

Season 1 Description: “Enter the fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne and discover the powerful and far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. In this gritty and violent new story you’ll make discoveries that will shatter Bruce Wayne’s world, and the already fragile stability of a corrupt Gotham City. Your actions and your choices will determine the fate of the Batman.

Batman – The Telltale Series is a five-part episodic game series. Episode One will be available to download from August 2nd with the remaining four episodes following periodically [throughout 2016].

The Season Pass Disc for Batman – The Telltale Series, which includes Episode 1 on-disc and access to the remaining four episodes as they’re released for download, is still set to launch on September 13 in North America and September 16 in Europe for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. The iOS and Android versions will also go live on September 13.”

Watch the Batman: The Telltale Series Season 1 introduction trailer:

Up next is the first “Batman: Unmasked” interview with the Batman: The Telltale Series developers; Telltale’s CEO, Kevin Bruner and the game’s Executive Producer, Sean O’Connor talk about what you can expect in this new five part series:

Watch the second “Batman: Unmasked” interview with the Batman: The Telltale Series writer Zack Keller and Catwoman herself Laura Bailey. They also discuss theories on where the story could go in future episodes:

Here’s an interview with one of the Telltale staff about Batman: The Telltale Series:

October Video Updates: What’s in store for the latest episode of BATMAN: Unmasked? Host Greg Miller sits down with Batman – The Telltale Series writer James Windeler, director Jon Stauder and Harvey Dent himself Travis Willingham. They delve deep into the events of Episode Two – ‘Children of Arkham’, discuss the rewarding challenges in bringing the complex character of Dent to life, as well as theories on where the characters and story could go as the series progresses.

Telltale’s games are created by a team of designers, writers, animators, artists, and more, to create the game you play. In this “Directing Episode One” behind-the-scenes interview, we talk with Kent Mudle, Director of Batman Episode One.

In “BATMAN – The Telltale Series: Designing Bat Tech” you hear from the Telltale Games dev team about designing the Batcave and the cool gadgetry at your disposal in BATMAN – The Telltale Series.

November Video Updates: In “BATMAN – The Telltale Series: Creating Catwoman” you hear from the Telltale Games writer Shanon Ingles and Selina Kyle herself Laura Bailey on the creative process behind bringing the complex character of Catwoman to life in an interactive narrative.

In “BATMAN: Unmasked Episode Four” you get Batman – The Telltale Series Episode 3 Lead Writer Nicole Martinez, voice of Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin Jason Spisak, and Vicki Vale herself Erin Yvette. They get right into dissecting the shocking events and revelations of Episode 3: ‘New World Order’, discuss the complex nature of bringing a new twist to these classic Batman characters, and get an exclusive first look at Episode 4: ‘Guardian of Gotham’. They also dig into the series bigger narrative themes, as well as the creative process behind bringing this interactive Dark Knight tale to life.

Future Updates: This section is reserved for future updates like Episode 5 screenshots and the Episode 5 launch trailer.

What do you think will happen on the next episode of Batman: The Telltale Series?

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Credits: Telltale Games, AFGuidesHD & GameSpot


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