Bioshock developer 2K Games has officially announced that Bioshock: The Collection will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on September 16 2016 in the UK. An official trailer was recently released, which is available to watch above.
The Collection will be a remastered edition of Bioshock, Bioshock 2 and Bioshock Infinite, and will run at 60fps across all platforms, in spangling 1080p. Bioshock Infinite will not be included in the PC versions of Bioshock: The Collection, as according to 2K, the game “already meets current-gen console standards and runs smoothly on high visual settings (via. IGN).” According to IGN, the game will be priced carry the full 60-dollar price tag, which is about 45 pounds.
The remastered Bioshock will also include the Challenge Rooms included in the PS3 version of the original, along with the Ultimate Rapture Edition’s Museum of Orphaned Concepts gallery, which gives players, “a behind-the-scenes look at discarded concepts that never made it into the original game,” according to 2K.
An all-new director’s commentary, named Imagining Bioshock will also be included, which sees director Ken Levine and lead animator Shawn Robertson discuss the game’s creative process.
Whilst Bioshock: The Collection won’t include multiplayer for Bioshock 2, players will be able to get their hands on both the Protector Trials and Minerva’s Den packs of DLC.
As for Bioshock Infinite, the collection includes the Clash in the Clouds DLC, as well as both installments of the story-driven Burial at Sea pack. Players will also be able to extend their pre-war armoury with the Columbia’s Best DLC pack.
Bioshock: The Collection will release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on September 13 on North America, September 15 in Australia, and everywhere else on September 16.