Bioshock: The Collection Brings Series to PS4 and Xbox One on Sept 13

Bioshock: The Collection Brings Series to PS4 and Xbox One on Sept 13

Bioshock, Bioshock 2, and Bioshock Infinite are getting the remaster treatment.

2K Games has announced that Bioshock: The Collection is coming PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on September 13, 2016. The collection includes all three Bioshock games - Bioshock, Bioshock 2, and Bioshock Infinite - and all associated downloadable content. Blind Squirrel Games is handling the remaster process, reskinning and retexturing Bioshock and Bioshock 2 for modern platforms. (Bioshock Infinite is not being remastered.) Bioshock: The Collection will cost $59.99.

The full package includes:


  • Challenge Rooms: Outside the story of BioShock, tackle puzzles, splicers and Big Daddies.
  • Museum of Orphaned Concepts: Walk through a Rapture-inspired virtual museum that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at discarded concepts that never made it into the original.
  • Director's Commentary: Imagining BioShock: A video series featuring Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite creative director Ken Levine and animation lead/director Shawn Robertson.

BioShock 2

  • Minerva's Den: Bioshock 2's DLC offers self-contained BioShock story, presenting a side of Rapture you've never seen before and pitting you against the Lancer Big Daddy.
  • Protector Trials: Take control of an Alpha Series Big Daddy woken out of hibernation just before the events of BioShock 2.
  • No Multiplayer Available

BioShock Infinite

  • Burial at Sea - Episode 1 & 2: This major two-part DLC pack completes the BioShock trilogy by taking the series back to where it all began. Return to Rapture just before the events of the original BioShock!
  • Clash in the Clouds: Face 60 waves of challenges across four additional maps for leaderboard glory and unlock areas to explore in The Columbian Archaeological Society hub museum.
  • Columbia's Finest Pack: Additional Silver Eagles, Lock Picks, and two weapon upgrades: Comstock's China Broom Shotgun and Comstock's Eagle Eye Sniper Rifle.

The interesting thing about this announcement is the timing. Right now, Bioshock: The Collection feels like it's largely for owners of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. With the current Steam Summer Sale going on, you can actually pick up all the content listed here, outside of the Director's Commentary and Museum of Orphaned Concepts, for $22.96. According to the Steam version of the press release, you get the upgrades for free if you own the PC versions already!

For console-only players though, this is a solid collection, bringing all three games to the PlayStation and Xbox One for new players or revisiting fans. And once the Steam sale is over, all that content will cost $99.96 for PC players! So if you're playing on PC, I'd pick up the the games now and get in on that free upgrade.

Potential savings, if you're fine without a few extras and some upgraded visuals.

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Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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