Warner Bros is planning to hold back the release of Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 according to a “senior UK retail source.”

The reason behind the delay is apparently to avoid the pre-Christmas competition, a tactic which proved popular with a number of publishers last year.

“We’ve been told that Warner has acted early to avoid releasing the game into a heavily congested pre-Christmas market,” the source told CVG.

“It wants to dominate the first quarter of 2011 instead, when it can get maximum retail space and mindshare amongst gamers.”

What do you think of the rumour? Do you think Warner would be right to hold it back? Let us know in the comments secti

Paul Younger
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