Can you believe Batman: Arkham Knight is six years old today? The culmination of the Arkham series was a huge success, both critically and financially, as the story of the masked crusade was wrapped up in a climactic entry. But over the Xbox's lifespan, it's not just the Arkham series Batman has made an appearance in.
From fighters such as Injustice, to the platforming antics of the LEGO Batman series, there's so many to choose from. So, we've curated a list and want to put the pressure on you to pick your favourite Batman game.
Take a look at our selection below, and if you're favourite isn't on this list, tell us in the comments!
Batman: Vengeance (2001)
Batman: Vengeance introduces the most versatile 3-D Batman game yet, with more than 500 animated movements, special fighting moves, and a multifunctional cape with its own AI. For the first time, players can journey through a fully rendered 3-D Gotham City with Batman's sleek weapons and devices at their fingertips, including the BatGrapple, BatScope, Batarang, BatLauncher, flash bombs, and more. There is a huge array of gameplay modes: exploring, fighting, first-person shooter, driving, flying, freefall, and puzzles.
Batman Begins (2005)
Plunge into Gotham City's criminal underworld as the legendary Batman. Use fear, intellect, and an arsenal of high-tech gadgets to terrorize and defeat sinister forces threatening the city, including the Scarecrow, Ra's Al Ghoul, and Carmine Falcone. From an ancient Himalayan monastery to stately Wayne Manor to the halls of Arkham Asylum, embrace the darkness in this thrilling interactive companion to director Christopher Nolan's gritty reinvention of the Dark Knight.
LEGO Batman: The Videogame (2008)
In LEGO® Batman: The Videogame, play as Batman and his sidekick Robin as you build, drive, swing and fight your way through Gotham City. Then, jump into the story from the other side and play as Batman’s foes! There is no rest for the good (or the evil)!
Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009)
Batman Arkham Asylum exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum - Gotham's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane. Gamers will move in the shadows, instigate fear amongst their enemies and confront The Joker and Gotham City's most notorious villains who have taken over the asylum.
Batman: Arkham City (2011)
Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012)
Legends Unite! The Dynamic Duo of Batman and Robin join other famous super heroes from the DC Universe including Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern to save Gotham City from destruction at the hands of the notorious villains Lex Luthor and the Joker.
Gotham City Imposters (2012)
A 6 vs. 6 first person shooter, Gotham City Impostors is a multiplayer game unlike any other, giving players the opportunity to rebel against conformity as they customize their own characters. Posing as amateur vigilantes or villains, gamers create their own Bats and The Jokerz characters using unprecedented customization options including insane costumes, homebrewed gadgets and a wide range of traditional and imagined weapons.
Batman: Arkham Knight (2015)
In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady's Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise.
Batman: The Telltale Series (2016)
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 from the award-winning creators of The Walking Dead – A Telltale Games Series, you'll make discoveries that will shatter Bruce Wayne's world, and the already fragile stability of a corrupt Gotham City.
Injustice 2 (2017)
Injustice 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in Injustice : Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman's regime. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth's existence at risk.
Let us know which of these Batman Xbox games is your favourite below.