After months and months of leaks piling up, 2K Games has finally announced The BioShock Collection for PS4. The remaster comes with a full bump up to 1080p and the frame rate gets a good kick up to the fabled 60 frames-per-second.
The announcement hasn’t really come as a surprise to anyone, what with all the leaks, but it’s nice to finally know that we’re not going crazy. The remastered triology is set to hit PS4 this year on September 13th. The good news is that pre-orders are already available with online retailer Amazon which is selling the game for $59.99 – a full retail offering, then.
Below is a detailed description of what’s coming, courtesy of the press release sent out by 2K Games.
o The video series, “Director’s Commentary: Imagining BioShock,” featuring Ken Levine, creative director on BioShock and BioShock Infinite and Shawn Robertson, animation lead onBioShock and animation director on BioShock Infinite.
o 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 game.
o Challenge Rooms: Outside the story of BioShock, tackle puzzles, splicers and Big Daddies. And achievements, of course.
· BioShock 2 (**Multiplayer will not be included)
o Minerva’s Den: A self-contained BioShock story, presenting a side of Rapture you’ve never seen before. Use expanded combat abilities with the experimental Ion Laser and chaotic Gravity Well Plasmid, unique to Minerva’s Den, as you face off against the Lancer Big Daddy.
o Protector Trials: Take control of an Alpha Series Big Daddy woken out of hibernation just before the events of BioShock 2.
· BioShock Infinite
o Burial at Sea – Episode 1 & 2 Add-On Packs: This major two-part DLC pack completes theBioShock trilogy by taking the series back to where it all began. Return to Rapture just before the events of the original BioShock!
o Clash in the Clouds Add-On Pack: Face 60 waves of challenges across four additional maps for leaderboard glory and unlock areas to explore in The Columbian Archaeological Society hub museum.
o Columbia’s Finest Pack: Combines the contents of the Industrial Revolution Pack and theUpgrade Pack and includes 500 Silver Eagles, five Lock Picks, six unique Gear items, and two weapon upgrades: Comstock’s China Broom Shotgun and Comstock’s Eagle Eye Sniper Rifle
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