After rumors of a current gen remastered collection of the three popular BioShock video games began floating around the interwebs, BioShock: The Collection was officially confirmed back in June and is now available for digital pre-order and pre-download on the Xbox One.
BioShock: The Collection is a bundle of BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite (which was essentially BioShock 3 but with a more creative title). All three games have been remastered for full 1080p resolution and each title comes with all of its main and downloadable content except for BioShock 2 which is missing its multiplayer mode. Here are the official descriptions for each game and the collection as a whole:
Return to the cities of Rapture and Columbia and experience the award-winning BioShock franchise like never before, beautifully remastered in 1080p. BioShock: The Collection contains all single-player content from BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite, all single-player add-on content, the “Columbia’s Finest” pack, and Director’s Commentary: Imagining BioShock, featuring Ken Levine and Shawn Robertson.
BioShock: BioShock is a shooter unlike any you’ve ever played, loaded with weapons and tactics never seen. You’ll have a complete arsenal at your disposal from simple revolvers to grenade launchers and chemical throwers, but you’ll also be forced to genetically modify your DNA to create an even more deadly weapon: you.
- Museum of Orphaned Concepts.
- Challenge Rooms.
BioShock 2: Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original BioShock, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. Along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to the undersea city of Rapture. Players step into the boots of the most iconic denizen of Rapture, the Big Daddy, as they travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city, chasing an unseen foe in search of answers and their own survival.
- Minerva’s Den.
- Protector Trials.
BioShock Infinite: Bring us the girl, wipe away the debt. The year is 1912. Deep in debt, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity for a clean slate: rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood in the flying city of Columbia.
- Clash in the Clouds.
- Burial at Sea 1&2.
- Columbia’s Finest Pack
BioShock: The Collection is due for release on September 13th in North America, September 15th in Australia, and September 16th everywhere else. Xbox One owners can purchase and download the bundle now but it won’t be playable until the official release date.
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