It's probably the same comment we'd get from Sony Santa Monica in regards to God of War .
But perhaps Batman fans were hoping Rocksteady Studios would add a multiplayer mode of some kind into the upcoming Arkham City . …you know, like almost every other title in existence today. But studio director Sefton Hill has confirmed that no such mode will exist, and that Batman remains strictly offline. A reader has jubilantly told us (he must think the addition of multiplayer would have an adverse effect on the single-player campaign, and he might be right) that Hill just recently made the clarification –
"There have been a number of rumors circulating about a multiplayer mode in Batman: Arkham City so let me start by saying, once and for all, that Batman: Arkham City is a single-player only experience."
They did consider it, apparently, but in the end, they just couldn't find a way to maintain their high standard for quality if they brought the caped crusader online. He admits it's not the "fashionable choice" but he believes that when gamers complete the new adventure, they'll be plenty satisfied, and won't regret buying the game. And you know what? We totally believe him; we're on board all the way.
Related Game(s): Batman: Arkham City