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Alternate Character Skins are available through various Downloadable Content packs and merchandising offers.

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham Batman Default Batsuit, available from the start. Gets damaged throughout the storyline Original Design
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Armored Batsuit Beat the game. Only usable in challenge maps. Original Design

Batman: Arkham City

Alternate Batsuits were available as pre-order bonuses for Batman: Arkham City. Following the game's release, a "Skins Pack" became available on the Xbox Live Market & the Playstation Network, enabling Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 players to obtain all of the pre-order batsuits.

Batman

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham City Batman Default Batsuit, available from the start. Gets damaged thoughout the storyline Original Design
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Mad Hatter Batman Unobtainable Only appears during the Mad Hatter Most Wanted mission. Original Design
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Armored Batsuit The default suit on the Wii-U version. Wii-U Exclusive Original Design
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1970's Batsuit
  • Pre-order Batman: Arkham City from ShopTo.net (UK) or Toys R Us (USA)
  • Arkham City Skins pack
Batman's standard suit from the comics of the 1970's
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Batman Beyond Batsuit
  • Pre-order Batman: Arkham City from GameStop.co.uk or MightyApe
  • Arkham City Skins pack
Batman: Beyond
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Batman: The Animated Series Batsuit
  • Purchase Batman: Arkham City from MightyApe
  • Arkham City Skins pack
Wearing this suit in story mode causes Robin and Catwoman appear in their animated costumes. Batman: The Animated Series
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Batman: Earth One Batsuit
  • Purchase Batman: Arkham City from MightyApe.
  • Arkham City Skins pack
The suit worn by the Bruce Wayne of an alternate earth, Earth-1.
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Sinestro Corps Batsuit
  • Originally obtained from a code from the Green Lantern blu-ray.
  • Arkham City Skins pack
The Ideal suit from the Blackest Night crossover; All though it was supposed to, the suit never appeared in the comic.
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The Dark Knight Returns Batsuit
  • Purchase the Batman: Arkham City Collector's Edition from any store
  • Arkham City Skins pack
The suit of an aging Batman in Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns.
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Batman: Year One Batsuit
  • Pre-order Batman: Arkham City from Fnac.com.
  • Arkham City Skins pack
Frank Miller's Batman: Year One
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Batman Incorporated
  • Obtained for free through download, as a gift to fans.
  • Arkham City Skins pack
Batman Incorporated.

Catwoman

Picture Suit How to Obtain Other From
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Arkham City Catwoman Default Costume Gets damaged during the Catwoman Story missions Original Design
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Armored Catsuit Wii-U version default costume Wii-u Exclusive Original Design
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Animated Series Catsuit Included in the Catwoman DLC Batman: The Animated series
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Long Halloween Catsuit Included in the Catwoman DLC Lacks the tail and whiskers from the source material. Long Halloween.

Robin

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham Robin Default Costume Original Design
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Animated Series Robin Included in the Robin DLC Based on Dick Grayson's Robin

Batman: The Animated Series

Teen Titans

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Red Robin Included in the Robin DLC

Nightwing

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham Nightwing Default Costume Original Design
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Animated Series Nightwing Included in the Nightwing DLC Batman: The Animated Series

Batman: Arkham Origins

Alternate Batsuits are available as pre-order bonuses for Batman: Arkham Origins. Some can be unlocked in-game, or through other methods. Alternate outfits for extra characters are included on their DLC packs.

Batman

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham Origins Batman Default Costume Gets damaged throughout the storyline Original Design
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Extreme Environments "XE" Suit Usable only on Cold, Cold Heart DLC. Thermal gloves replace Electric gloves, and all Batarangs glow due to their hot temperature. Original Design
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Worst Nightmare Batman Unobtainable Cut from the game due to issues regarding save files and time constraints. Original Design
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Adam West 1960's Batsuit Part of the PS3-exclusive Knightfall pack Adam West 1966's Live action Batman series
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Azrael's Knightfall Batsuit Part of the PS3-exclusive Knightfall pack

Worn by Jean-Paul Valley

Knightfall Story Arc
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Batman One Million
  • Sign up with WBID
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Long Halloween Batman
  • Infinite Earths Skin Pack DLC or
  • Legends Skin Pack Pre-Order DLC
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Thrillkiller Batman
  • Infinite Earths Skin Pack DLC or
  • Legends Skin Pack Pre-Order DLC
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Earth 2 Batman
  • Infinite Earths Skin Pack DLC or
  • Legends Skin Pack Pre-order DLC
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Batman: Dark Knight of the Round Table
  • Infinite Earths Skin Pack DLC or
  • Legends Skin Pack Pre-order DLC
Dark Knight
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Earth 2 Dark Knight
  • Infinite Earths Skin Pack DLC
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First Appearance Batman
  • New Milennium Skins Pack or
  • Collector's edition
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Red Son Batman
  • New Milennium Skins Pack or
  • Unlock in Arkham Origins mobile game
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Noel Batman
  • New Milennium Skins Pack or
  • Complete the main story
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New 52 graphic Batman
  • New Milennium Skins Pack or
  • Complete all Most Wanted missions
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Blackest Night Batman
  • New Milennium Skins Pack DLC or
  • Max Level in Multiplayer
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Brightest Day Batman Season Pass exclusive
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Gotham by Gaslight Batman Season Pass exclusive
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Injustice Batman Complete all challenge medals as Batman, or unlock through Arkham Origins comics app on iOS. Single Player only Injustice: Gods among us
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Dark Knight Batman Complete every Dark Knight Challenge. After unlocking once, it will appear on each save file after completing the story. Original Design
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New 52 Metallic Batman Unlock through Arkham Origins comics app on iOS. New 52
All Batman outfits from Arkham City Level up in Multiplayer Multiplayer mode only See Arkham City above

Deathstroke

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham Deathstroke Default suit Original Design
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Injustice Deathstroke Included in the Deathstroke DLC Injustice: Gods among us
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Judas Contract Included in the Deathstroke DLC Judas Contract

Bruce Wayne

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Bruce Wayne Default suit Original Design
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Vigilante Bruce Wayne Included in the Initiation DLC pack Original Design

Robin (Multiplayer only)

Picture Suit How to obtain Other From
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Arkham Origins Robin Default suit Original Design
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Arkham Origins Alternate Robin Leveling up Slightly different shade of red, gold replaces grey. Original Design
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One Year Later Robin Infinite earths skin pack
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Classic Tim Drake New Milennium skins pack Teen Titans
All Robin Costumes from Arkham City Level up in multiplayer See Arkham City above

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

Picture Suit Bonus How to obtain Other From
Arkham: Origins None Default suit Original Design
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Beware the Batman 50% More protection from firearms
  • PS Vita - Link the game to the PS3 version of Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Deluxe Edition - Unlocked from the start
Blackest Knight Invulnerability Collect all 5 suit parts Batman still reacts to damage, which can interrupt combos.
Red Son Health regeneration is 50% faster Collect all 5 suit parts The final piece can only be obtained if the player defeats The Joker last
New 52 Batman deals 25% more damage Collect all 5 suit parts The final piece can only be obtained if the player defeats The Penguin last.
One Million Batman takes 25% less damage Collect all 5 suit parts The final piece can only be obtained if the player defeats Black Mask last.
Zero Year Batsuit Log in with WPID Deluxe Edition exclusive
The Dark Knight Returns
  • Invulnerability
  • 50% more damage dealt
Deluxe edition exclusive
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Earth-2
  • Increases damage dealth by 25%
  • Health regeneration is 50% faster
Deluxe Edition exclusive
Classic TV Series
  • Decreases damage taked by 25%
  • Increases health regeneration by 50%
  • Increases Damage dealt by 50%
Deluxe Edition exclusive

Batman: Arkham Knight

Costumes/Batmobiles are changed by hovering over them in the showcase and pressing "Select skin" button. Unlike the previous games, all costumes can be used before beating the game, without using cheat codes, with the exception of DLC Batmobiles that are not based on the default Batmobile.

While inspecting a character model, pressing "attack" turns on Black and White filter (Characters) or Battle Mode (Batmobiles). Pressing "counter" turns on slow motion.

Certain Batmobile and Costume descriptions reference other Batman continuities. Explanations for these references can be found here.

Batman

Picture Suit Description How to obtain Other From
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Batsuit 7.43 Post Arkham City
  • Starting suit
Original Design
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Batsuit 8.03 A new suit for a new enemy
  • Default suit.
Gets damaged through the storyline Original Design
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Batsuit 8.04 Pristine Edition - Resistant to wear and tear Original Design
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Batsuit 8.05 Prestige edtion - for those who give 240%
  • Reach 240%
Requires Season of Infamy Original Design
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Anime Batman Field Tested
  • Log in with WBID
Gotham Knight - Field Test
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Zur-en-Arrh Back-up personality. Use with caution
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Flashpoint Batman Like Father, Like Son
  • Season Pass exclusive
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First Appearance Batman 1939 style
  • Purchase the serious edition
  • Available as DLC
Batman's original outfit as it appeared in 1939.
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New 52 Batman Contemporary fashion
  • Part of the free New 52 pack
Originally a part of the Batmobile edition which was cancelled. Batman's redesigned outfit for the New 52 reboot.
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Batman Beyond 2039 style
  • Pre-order the game from Steam
  • Available as DLC
Based on Terry McGinnis's outfit from Batman Beyond, although heavily altered.
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Dark Knight Returns Batman Still fits
  • Pre-order the game from Steam
  • Available as DLC
The Dark Knight Returns
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Batman Inc. Batman Going Global
  • Free DLC
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Arkham Origins Batman The early years
  • Part of the Batfamily skins pack
Original design
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Iconic Black and Grey Batman Heir to the Cowl
  • Part of the Batfamily skins pack
Suit based on Dick Grayson's Batsuit Batman Reborn
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1970's Batman Back in Blue
  • Part of the Batfamily skins pack
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Arkham Asylum Batman Where it began
  • Free DLC
Original design
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Noel Batman Merry Chrismas
  • Free DLC
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1989 Batman Nice Outfit
  • Part of the 1989 Batmobile pack
1989's Batman film
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The Dark Knight (2008) Batman He's not wearing hockey pads
  • Free DLC
The Dark Knight
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Batman V Superman Batman New Threads
  • Part of the 2016 Batman V Superman pack (Free Download)
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
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Justice League 3000 Batman New suit, old genes
  • PS4 Exclusive skin pack
PS4 Exclusive
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Classic TV Series Batman The Batphone's ringing
  • PS4 Exclusive skin pack
PS4 Exclusive
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Earth-2 Batman
  • Mountain Dew Campaign
  • E-mailed to E3 2015 visitors
  • Free DLC with the 2019 Arkham Collection release
  • Released as free DLC in January 2020
PS4 Exclusive

Batmobile Color schemes

Picture Variant Description How to obtain Colouring Other
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Batmobile Be the Batman Default variant Steel Grey
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Batmobile MK II Who needs paint Complete Arkham Knight's HQ
  • White & grey body
  • Yellow Highlights
Originally required a certain Riddler Trophy to unlock.
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Batmobile 1966 Blast from the past PS4 Exclusive DLC
  • Black body
  • Red Highlights
Repaint, should not be confused with the 1960s TV series Batmobile (See below)
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Prototype Batmobile Version 0.5 of the modern design DLC
  • Steel Grey
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1970s Batman themed Batmobile Skin Retro Ride DLC
  • Blue and chrome body
  • Yellow highlights
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Robin themed Batmobile Skin Boy Racer DLC
  • Red and yellow body
  • Green highlights
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Riddler themed Batmobile Skin Enigmatic DLC
  • Black with green scribbling
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Rocksteady themed Batmobile Skin Vanity Plated DLC
  • Half steel grey, half white
  • Bat silhouettes on the back, Rocksteady written on one side
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Jokermobile Not hallucinating anymore... Unobtainable
  • White and green body
  • Purple hightlights
  • Hands on the from, feet on the back
  • A set of teeth and a tongue on the front
Only appears near the end of the game

Special Batmobiles

Picture Batmobile Description How to obtain
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1989 Movie Batmobile A wonderful toy 1989 Movie Batmobile pack
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1960s TV series Batmobile 1960s style Batman Classic TV series Batmobile pack
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Original Arkham Batmobile Low mileage Downloadable Content
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2008 Tumbler Batmobile It comes in black 2008 Tumbler Batmobile pack
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2016 Batman V Superman Batmobile Do you speed? You will 2016 Batman V Superman Batmobile pack (Free download)

Robin

Picture Suit Description How to obtain Other From
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Robin Batman's sidekick AKA Tim Drake Default skin Original Design
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New 52 Robin

The new original

Free New 52 pack Originally part of the Batmobile edition, which was cancelled. New 52
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One Year Later Robin Older, wiser Batfamily skin pack Robin's suit from the comics, in honour of his friend Superboy Conner Kent.
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Classic TV series Robin Holy Costume Party! Batman Classic TV series Batmobile pack
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Original Tim Drake Robin Boy Wonder, Teen Titan Robin and batmobile skin pack

Nightwing

Picture Suit Description How to obtain Other From
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Nightwing Blüdhaven crime fighter AKA Dick Grayson Default skin Original Design
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New 52 Nightwing Blüdhaven Red Free New 52 pack Originally part of the Batmobile edition, which was cancelled. New 52
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Original Arkham Nightwing City Boy Batfamily skin pack Batman: Arkham City

Catwoman

Picture Skin Description How to obtain Other From
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Catwoman Masterthief AKA Selina Kyle Default skin Original Design
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1990's Catwoman Purrfect Batfamily skin pack Based on Catwoman's comic series that started in 1993. Includes more details to the costume that weren't in the source material such as a new belt with a cat charm.
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Classic TV series Catwoman Meow Classic TV series Batmobile pack Based on Julie Newmar's portrayal of the character

Red Hood

Picture Skin Description How to obtain Other From
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Red Hood Vigilante and former Robin AKA Jason Todd Red Hood Story Pack Original Design
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Arkham Knight Militia commander Red Hood Story pack & December 2015 game update. Original Design

Harley Quinn

Picture Skin Description How to obtain Other From
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Harley Quinn Psychiatrist turned super-villain AKA Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel, M.D. Harley Quinn Story Pack Original Design
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Classic Harley Quinn Clown Princess Harley Quinn Story Pack & December 2015 game update Original Design based on The Animated Series

Other Characters/Notes

Joker, Azrael and Batgirl don't have any alternate skins. Until purchased, DLC skins do not appear anywhere in the games.

In Arkham City, Origins and Knight (After the September patch) A special big head mode can be activated by holding the furthest shoulder buttons and spinning the right analog stick clockwise for ~10 rounds on console, and on PC, it is activated by (). In City and Origins, Story mode needs to be completed first, but this requirement was dropped in Knight.

In Arkham City, pressing Left, Left, Down, Down, Left, Left, Right, Up, Up, Down in the main menu allows using alternate costumes in default story mode before completing it, but the default Batsuit is still shown during cutscenes. This cheat needs to re-entered each time player returns to main menu. Note that this code only allows using already purchased alternate outfits. In Origins, using this code still plays the "code accepted" sound effect, but doesn't actually do anything. This is most likely caused by reused coding.

Differences in Batmobiles

See the Batmobile/Guide article

Trivia

  • Oddly, The Arkham Origins skin that can be downloaded for Batman: Arkham Knight is based on the Dark Knight skin that can be unlocked in Batman: Arkham Origins and is not the default Batsuit Batman wears in that same game, though it is called the 'Arkham Origins Skin'. It is either an oversight or developers simply preferred this version.
    • Though in-continuity it could be that at some point after Arkham Origins and Arkham Origins Blackgate Bruce decided to make the Batsuit black to blend in more in the dark before switching over to the more familiar Batsuit seen in Asylum/City.
  • In Batman: Arkham City, the costumes based on Batman: The Animated Series have cell shading and lines that make them look like they were hand drawn.
  • According to Rocksteady, the developers worked hard to get the sound of the 2016 BvS Batmobile "just right".
  • The 2008 Dark Knight skin was never meant to be made, this would have made the Tumbler the only Batmobile that didn't have it's Batman as a DLC skin to accompany it. Though thanks to the Arkham community Rocksteady got to work on a Dark Knight skin, which was set to be released in December 2015.
    • Before they started creating the skin, they asked whether the fans wanted the costume from Batman Begins or The Dark Knight. Needless to say, the Dark Knight skin won.
    • Similarily, the Arkham Knight outfit for Red Hood and Classic Harley Quinn outfits weren't planned to be released; In October, due to fan requests, Rocksteady asked users to vote either #TeamArkhamKnight or #TeamClassicHarley, and the winner would be made into a playable skin. However, due to an unexpected amount of votes for both sides, they both were eventually made.
  • In Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Knight, certain alternate skins have capes that don't extend all the way from arm-to-arm while gliding, instead resulting in Batman visibly holding his uncovered arms in the same position as normally while gliding. As weird/humorous/annoying this is, it's not a glitch, as the suit's capes were not designed for gliding in their original continuity. Without redesigns, the cape's width would not be wide enough to match the Gliding animation, leading to this effect.
    • This effect is the most notifiable in Red Son costume in Origins, Flashpoint costume in Knight, and First appearance in both. In addition, Robin's classic TV series suit seems to suffer from this as well.
  • Curiously, before a patch had fixed any bugs/glitches present in the game, whenever players ejected themselves from the Batmobile while wearing the original Arkham Batsuit for a brief moment the cape would lose it's detail and show signs of damage. The most unusual part is that the damage shown is the exact same cape damage from Arkham Asylum, with the rips and tears being in the same places they were in the first game.
  • Curiously, the Earth-2 skin for Knight has randomly appeared on the Xbox marketplace, but installing it has no effect. Searching Earth-2 on the PS Store shows Arkham Knight among the top results, which also happened if one searched for the previous DLC shortly before their release. This could mean that it may still become available at a later date.
    • According to a forum moderator, the Earth-2 skin was planned to be released alongside the January DLC drop, but wasn't for unknown reasons.
  • The description for the Jokermobile is an obvious reference to the various Joker hallucinations in Arkham Knight during the City of Fear story mode.
  • In Origins The Dark Knight Suit is the only alternate suit to have battle damage

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