See the Batman: Arkham Knight sequel that could have been in this allegedly leaked art

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While we wait to find out what's next for the developer of Batman: Arkham Knight, you can take a good long look at what could have been its sequel. An anonymous poster on 4chan has shared alleged concept art and some details about an Arkham Knight sequel that was in development at WB Games Montreal (previously the lead developer of Batman: Arkham Origins).

Any rando can post just about whatever they want on 4chan, but this particular rando brought receipts: seven previously unreleased pieces of concept art that show what Gotham City and some of its most (in)famous residents look like in a post-Knight world. I can't verify their provenance, but they do look convincing on their own. According to the leak, the sequel would have taken place many years after the end of Arkham Knight and starred Damian Wayne, the son of Batman and Talia al Ghul (it's a whole thing in the comics).

Sadly, none of the leaked concept art shows Damian himself, but you can probably picture what he'd look like taking up the mantle of Batman. It looks like some other characters have passed the torch as well, with an unknown woman now wearing the black mask of, um, Black Mask. You can see a full gallery of all the pieces on Imgur.

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The concept art pegs the game's work-in-progress title as Project Sabbath. This particular project died on the bat-vine but rumors continue to swirl about the next project for WB Games Montreal. That announcement for a Destiny-style Suicide Squad game never surfaced, though the studio must be working on something (with rumors now pointing toward a Batman: Court of Owls project).

The same goes for Arkham trilogy developer Rocksteady Games, even though the only solid thing we know about its next project is that it by no means is about Superman.

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Connor Sheridan

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.