BioShock: Infinite won't include BioShock 1 outside of U.S.
- Posted December 4th, 2012 at 06:34 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 8 Comments
2K Games has revealed that the PlayStation 3 version of BioShock: Infinite won’t feature the original BioShock outside of North American territories.
The publisher previously confirmed that the 2007 first-person shooter would be included on the Blu-ray disc for Infinite. However, speaking to VideoGamer.com, 2K confirmed this is a U.S.-only promotion.
“I can confirm that the PS3 version of BioShock Infinite in North America contains a copy of the original BioShock," a company spokesperson said. "This is not the case in UK as it's a local promotion in North America."
BioShock: Infinite takes place in the airborne city of Columbia, and sees former agent Booker DeWitt pairing up with a young woman named Elizabeth as they attempt to escape the city amidst a civil war.
Developed by Irrational Games and once again headed by series overlord Ken Levine, Infinite also takes advantage of PlayStation Move, though it remains unknown exactly how this feature will be implmeneted. A PlayStation Vita entry in the franchise is also in development at the studio.
BioShock: Infinite is due out on February 26, 2013 for PS3, PC and Xbox 360.
Ghost-Rhayne | Ghost-Rhayne
- 7:17am EST - December 4th, 2012
Not fussed as I have the original, but it's still unfortunate for those that haven't played it.
Soldier 95B | Solder_95B
- 7:31am EST - December 4th, 2012
Sad, but probably understandable. I am sure this is just one more marketing attempt by Sony to get a stronger foot hold in North America. That is where they need the most work, so I probably would have done the same.
- 7:47am EST - December 4th, 2012
Oh well. Another gone from my must have list. I'll look for a second hand copy later in the year when it drops below £20
- 7:57am EST - December 4th, 2012
Oh well. Another gone from my must have list. I'll look for a second hand copy later in the year when it drops below
Gameoholic007 | Demented007
- 11:40am EST - December 4th, 2012
I don't think Sony had anything to do with adding the original BS. Irrational probly took advantage of the extra space on the disk, since third party games never fill the damn things anyways, to help promote BS Infinite. I think it sucks that it's only going to be on U.S copies.
- 2:41pm EST - December 4th, 2012
I'm thinking most players will have already played the first Bioshock game. And if not, then why haven't they??? No excuses!!
- 5:01am EST - December 5th, 2012
@6. I came here to post that :lol:
But yeah, I own Bioshock on PS3 so this doesn't bother me, and if anyone hasn't by now, they are crazy
- 5:58am EST - December 5th, 2012
was hoping to get it on ps3 already own it on pc bought 1 and 2 for 5 euro's
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