November 3, 2008
2K Games Announces Pricing and
Release Date for BioShock PLAYSTATION 3 System Add-On Game Content
Exclusive Add-On Game Content
available November 20 worldwide on PlayStation Network
2K Games announced today that the
PLAYSTATION 3 exclusive Add-On Game Content for BioShock will be available for
download worldwide on November 20 from the PlayStation Network. Consisting of
three unique Challenge Rooms that take place outside of the main storyline, the
BioShock Add-On Game Content will be available for $9.99 in North America.
BioShock for the PLAYSTATION 3 system was recently released to critical acclaim
from critics across the industry, earning perfect scores from PlayStation: The
Official Magazine and GamePro Magazine, as well as the Editor’s Choice Award
Each of the three Challenge Room
environments was designed specifically for the PLAYSTATION 3 system release and
feature new locations, objectives and artwork not seen anywhere else in the
game. Additionally, each of the new Challenge Rooms offers new Trophies that can
be earned through smart thinking and resourceful playing.
The included rooms are:
A Shocking Turn of Events – A
Little Sister is trapped atop a Ferris wheel in an undisclosed location in
Rapture. Using only the tools and environment around them, players must use
their wits to create electricity to power the Ferris wheel and bring the
Little Sister to safety.
The I in Team – Using limited
resources, and an even more limited arsenal, players must negotiate traps and
find a way to defeat a Big Daddy using their wits instead of raw firepower.
Worlds of Hurt – Step up and take
on the most grueling challenge offered in the world of Rapture. Players must
battle through eight rooms of Big Daddies, Splicers and the worst that Rapture
has to offer. Accumulate Adam, build an arsenal of Plasmids, Tonics and
Weaponry, and fight through to rescue the Little Sister.
Developed by 2K Boston, 2K
Australia, 2K Marin and Digital Extremes, BioShock for the PLAYSTATION 3 system
contains all-new content that augments and extends the experience in exciting
ways. BioShock for PLAYSTATION 3 system contains new features such as the
inclusion of the Survivor difficulty mode, Trophy support and the addition of
all-new Add-On Game Content that will be available for download on November 20.
A free demo that allows gamers to play through the first portion of BioShock is
currently available for download from the PlayStation Network.
BioShock is a narrative-driven
action experience that allows players to do the impossible as they journey
through an amazing, immersive and terrifying world. Caught between powerful
forces and hunted down by genetically mutated citizens, the player will come to
grips with the mysterious and fascinating world of Rapture, a distinct Art Deco
underwater utopia gone mad. BioShock not only challenges players’ capacity to
adapt and survive, but brings to question their values and relationships with
the inhabitants of Rapture. With smart and adaptive AI, no encounter ever plays
out the same way twice, while numerous customization options provide gamers with
an experience that adapts to their playing style.
BioShock for the PLAYSTATION 3
system is available now worldwide and is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.
Available now on the Xbox 360 and Games for Windows, BioShock was the recipient
of more than 50 Game of the Year awards from prestigious outlets such as the
Associated Press and Game Informer Magazine.