BioShock 2 DLC delayed

Launch of Rapture Metro Pack pushed back to undetermined date for Xbox 360, PS3, PC; $10 add-on to include six new maps, new achievements, incentive for maxed-out players to start from scratch.

Last week, Xbox Live director of programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb said on his blog that BioShock 2 would be receiving a second injection of downloadable content this week. The major apparently received some bad intel, as 2K Games announced today that the content will not be available this week after all. No new release window was given.

What better way to celebrate the grand opening of Dionysus Park than by engaging in an orgy of mindless slaughter?

When it does see release, the Rapture Metro Pack will include six new multiplayer maps for the game, some of them adapting locations from the single-player mode. It will also include three new achievements (trophies in the PlayStation 3 version of the add-on) and a Rebirth feature, providing players who've maxed out the multiplayer's level 50 character cap a reason to start from scratch. Gamers who hit level 50 can reset their rank to level one and receive a special mask in the process.

The Rapture Metro Pack will sell for $10 or 800 Microsoft points. For more on the game itself, check out GameSpot's review of BioShock 2.

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51 comments
SuprSaiyanRockr
SuprSaiyanRockr

Hopefully they patch it before announcing any more MP dlc.

SpookyJack
SpookyJack

Is it genuine DLC or another key for stuff I already own that's on the disc?

Rusciy
Rusciy

lolz now we have to pay for patches, hahahaha

big-boss-91
big-boss-91

i don't care about the multiplayer, i got uncharted 2 for that

TheKungFool
TheKungFool

something more for the single player experience would interest me greatly, but I'm not buying this just for some multiplayer add-ons.

SDBusDriver1979
SDBusDriver1979

I like the multiplayer at first but then quickly got frustrated because of the clear advantage high level people have over you.

Ghostquote44
Ghostquote44

What? There is still no single-player add-ons? Grrr!

scotwolf
scotwolf

i would love to buy some new dlc single player content, some additional levels would be awesome. the multiplayer is ok but i won't be rushing to buy this dlc

Kevindudedafa
Kevindudedafa

easy guys, they have already promised us sp DLC, so all we have to do, is to wait :)

Terran499
Terran499

i wonder what all the pristegers would say. give up your rank and weapons for a mask

drangel_jam
drangel_jam

I really think they should try to convince me to buy the game first. I loved Bioshock 1, but somehow I'm sleeping on Bs2.

Flint247
Flint247

Now this is a better DLC than MW2's Stimulus Package. 6 maps plus some extras at $10.

s4dn3s5
s4dn3s5

BS2 netcode is crap, laggy and choppy, a complete failure. Until they fix the netcode for free, DLC are nonsense.

im-a-roustabout
im-a-roustabout

God this multiplayer crap needs to end! Internet killed the single player exp! :(

Digital_DJ_00
Digital_DJ_00

The multiplayer is lack-luster and very unpolished, why are you making multiplayer DLC for a game that excelled in single player mode? I bought Bioshock 2 for the story and single player... Release a DLC that includes new levels, weapons, plasmids, tonics and you've got my money. You guys aren't any different from regular tyrant companies who only cater to online audiences.....

Crazyguy105
Crazyguy105

Heh. 6 maps and some trophies and it still costs less than the Stimulus pack for MW2. lol

Scallatron
Scallatron

just makes me crave for it more. :)

Pete5506
Pete5506

More DLC that im going to have to pass on

solidniko
solidniko

bearly even played the mp the only mp im liking at the moment is bfbc2 ehh mw2 is ok but i liked the single player

gruoch1
gruoch1

I wish they would add new plasmids and tonics in the single player like they did in the first one, maybe even a new game+. I guess multiplayer is all that matters now.

meathead86
meathead86

i would rather the make the story longer they ant getn my money

mattg90520
mattg90520

i enjoy the mp but im not hardcore into any MP. i find it casual fun. i was looking forward to this, so for me its a shame.

Richmaester6907
Richmaester6907

How can content thats already on the disc be delayed? :D amarite?

nephili232
nephili232

@ Builtforsin I'm dead serious and I'm level 33. The mp is terrible, there is nothing redeeming about it. The single player is outstanding however. This is the definition of tacked on mp.

bawkbawkboo1
bawkbawkboo1

It really feels like they've abandoned the PC version. I should have gotten the XB360 version, the PC version has tons of annoyances. Hopefully they'll patch out some of the bugs soon. But I guess there's no hope of SecuRom getting removed at this point, is there?

gc88
gc88

will there be a dlc for the campaign???

funkymonkey4710
funkymonkey4710

I still think it is janky that the game came with the first DLC already on it. Hell even the Art Deco book showed that they were all suppose to come packaged with the game, they must have made it a last minute decision to make it DLC to get more bang for their buck. Shady business, but it is good business.

eht
eht

ha ha- have you noticed yet- gs still has not did a review of the game- maybe because it only half worked out of the box- or poor patches and the fact they forgot to add wide screen support from the strat or the first patch has something to do with it-- but im sure if 2k pays gs enough- gs will give the game a 9.5 or something-- its a 8 at best- thats just because its bioshock..

collinmul
collinmul

Hopefully they are delaying the new DLC to fix the crashing and lagging. I would think fixing the multiplayer bugs would help DLC sales. Or perhaps I am giving 2K too much credit.

gerber12
gerber12

Garbage DLC. Paying for "Prestige" mode.

eht
eht

who cares. its buggy glitchy crap any way.. i mean i like bio2 mp. but gfwl sucks. and fools with mics in game or lobby make the game crash- game works good 1 day- next day disconnects or crashes every other game. if you have the first dlc you already have an advantage- extra hit damage- its just not fair to them that can not buy the dlc's.. skins is 1 thing- more powerful player because you buy a dlc is another. start videos in sp skip- i have to set system audio acceleration from full to standard or cut scenes in the sp game skip.. start videos for mp do not skip.. its just stupid.never ever had problems like that in any other game. 2k half assed the game- and gfwl will not update to 02 patch either.. ha ha pushing out dlc's and have not fixed its buggy game yet. they will not get another dime from me- only silly folks would give 2k another dime for this game.. the next dlc was said to be for the sp game- guess not.. in a few months- know 1 will be playing bio2 mp anyway..its too buggy.. its fun and all- just no quality controls.. monkeys i guess.. sp game- by the time you level all up the is game over. oh ya.. check out mp stats- you can see some are using a points generator- 4million points in a hours play or something stupid- so- you can never be #1. but playing mp you expect to be cheated anyway.nothing is honest in mp games. borderlands is a way better game-

Torque203
Torque203

i don't wanna start from scratch, that's just dumb

Lurkzilla
Lurkzilla

Bioshock 2 is the only game ive ever bought DLC for... i dont like the idea of DLC, if they wanted to put it in the game they shouldve before they released it... to bad i cant say no to rapture =/

prioritymail
prioritymail

I still have a bad taste in my mouth after finding out that the first "DLC" for Bioshock 2 was actually an unlock for stuff that shipped on the disk.

Marcster1994
Marcster1994

@ enoslives7 Expensive? 6 new maps, achievements for 10 dollars? That's a good deal!

thorughfire
thorughfire

Hopefully during this orgy (Caption Above) we can take off our shirts and kiss (South Park Referance)

Fakenamelmao
Fakenamelmao

When the hell is there going to be extra story DLC?! im tired of mulitplayer dlc!

Vulgarr
Vulgarr

Yea, no way they'll see any money for me for this DLC. I hate nothing more than DLC MP map packs. All they do is split the community, not that this game had a big one to begin with. I got to about lvl 22 or so and gave up due to the laaag. It was fun, but could have been really good with proper support and dedicated servers.

enoslives7
enoslives7

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Brennan_Probst
Brennan_Probst

I love the multiplayer in this game! Way more fun and original than MW2 or BC2 in my opinion.

Trogeton
Trogeton

Tuesday.. darn I thought it was sooner

BuiltForSin
BuiltForSin

@nephili232 - If your actually being serious I HIGHLY suggest you play a few more games to make your opinion a little more informed.

Superdude475
Superdude475

The multiplayer was fun... for a while, this is a pass for me.

landisan
landisan

I couldn't disagree more, I think the multiplayer is good, not perfect. And I also think the singleplayer game was excellent. Why is everybody complaining. I've enjoyed it since it released.

metalkid9
metalkid9

This game was disappointing. Especially the MP part. I can't even rank up because there is no one online playing the PC version.

gopulpfiction
gopulpfiction

new achievements? man, i really wasn't planning on playing the game (esp. multiplayer) any more since i got 100% on this game...

nephili232
nephili232

This is the worst multiplayer I've played on the next gen consoles. It's actual torture to try and get to 40 for the platinum. Why would they prolong our misery by adding DLC to this terrible mp.