DC Launches First-Ever Batman Augmented Reality App

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The newly-launched DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition app features exclusive Batman content, new digital comic book, mini games, AR filters and Batman technology-based learning experiences.

Targeted at kids aged 6 to 12 years, this one-of-a-kind free mobile app is available for download in the Apple Store and the Google Play store, and is playable on both tablets and smart phones. The app is available globally and is localized in 13 different languages, including Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese.

The launch also comes just in time to celebrate ‚ÄúBatman Month‚ÄĚ in September and DC Fandome, the global fan experience on October 16. In Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, streaming service HBO GO and Cartoon Network are gearing up for a month of Batman-themed stunts, contests and social media takeovers dedicated to the Caped Crusader.

Here's a closer look at the DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition app features:

1. Augmented Reality (AR) Missions

Through the new app’s AR features, kids become a member of Batman’s new Knightwatch team and immerse themselves in original Batman crime-fighting missions. The amazing AR provides a realistic 3D experience that draws upon engineering and design concepts to make Batman’s Bat-Tech come to life.

2. Mini Games

Users can play a Batman-themed mobile driving game where players test their skills at driving the Batmobile; Batarang Practice where players face off against the clock and find out how many targets they can knock down; and the Grapnel Launcher game where players must run and jump while utilizing Batman’s abilities to overcome obstacles.

3. AR Face Filters

Kids can transform into Batman, the Joker, Batgirl and more of Gotham City’s most iconic characters using these fun filters and can save photos and share them with friends and family.

4. Sticker Packs

Users can decorate photos with a variety of Batman-themed stickers, turning an ordinary shot into a cool Batman story.

5. Batman Bat-Tech Video Content

The app connects to the extremely popular DCKids‚Äô YouTube A new series, entitled ‚ÄúBatman Science Lab‚ÄĚ will launch this fall exploring the real-world applications of Batman‚Äôs technology.

New missions, games, filters, sticker packs, and video content will be added and updated on a regular basis to keep the app experience fresh and fun for kids.

6. Digital Comic Series

Photo Credits: DC Comics

Additionally, launching exclusively on the DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition app is a digital comic series, Batman ‚Äď Knightwatch, where kids can explore how the Knightwatch program was created and follow along with Batman and his Super Hero team as they take on Gotham‚Äôs City‚Äôs Super-Villains following a massive breakout at Arkham Asylum. Additional digital comics will be added to the app on a regular basis.


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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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