The upgrade system in Batman: Arkham Knight is fairly straightforward — if you're struggling with one facet of the game, drop some upgrade points into its corresponding tree. Getting pummeled by foes? Invest in the combat perks. Getting riddled with bullets in the game's stealth sections? The Gadget Tech tree has some helpful upgrades.
Regardless of your play style, though, there are a few perks you should absolutely unlock at your earliest convenience — perks that will make your time in Batman: Arkham Knight a smoother, more frustration-free experience (provided you're not playing the beleaguered PC version). Check out the video above for our recommendations on where you should drop your first upgrade points.