BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition hits January 14

$30 Xbox 360, PS3 bundle includes BioShock, BioShock 2, add-on content for both games, and "Museum of Orphaned Concepts."

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Before taking to the skies in BioShock Infinite, 2K Games is hoping to allure some gamers back into the depths of the ocean. The company today announced the BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition, due January 14 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in North America. The bundle will be available in "some" international territories at a later date.

The $30 Ultimate Rapture Edition includes the 2007 original BioShock, its 2010 sequel BioShock 2, and add-on content for both games. In addition, the bundle features the "Museum of Orphaned Concepts," which provides a look at concept art and character models that never made it into the BioShock universe.

Downloadable content included with the Ultimate Rapture Edition is listed below by title.

BioShock: Plasmids Pack, Challenge Rooms Pack (previously a PlayStation 3 exclusive).

BioShock 2: Sinclair Solutions Tester, Rapture Metro, The Protector Trials, Minerva's Den.

Also included in the Ultimate Rapture Edition is a sticker pack for BioShock Infinite.

Discussion

68 comments
Dentalflossbush
Dentalflossbush

awesome, hopefully it will be made available on psn as i am reinvesting in a ps3 and will attempt to go all digital 

tgwolf
tgwolf

On the subject of 'orphaned concepts', do they realize how ironic this is since the M-content has left what might have been a perfectly good game concept reeking and festering in the Sewers of Corrupted Creations?

archiasif
archiasif

Well if you haven't tried it, this is your lucky chance =)

buddybuk
buddybuk

Bioshock 1 and 2 are quite good.  But, really, you owe it to yourself to at least play through the first Bioshock.  It's one of my all-time favorites.

DrKill09
DrKill09

Everyone always raved about Bioshock, and I honestly wasn't that impressed with it.  I mean, it was good, but endless respawn tubes made it too easy.  Fear 1 and 2, Condemned 1 and 2, Far Cry 1 and 3, Crysis 1 and 2, ect kick it's ass.  Hell, I even liked Prey more.

KittyHeart
KittyHeart

Isnt bioshock infinite on ps3 going to inclued bioshock 1 on disc anyways??

 

what is the point of this ultimete rapture edition???

Gomtor
Gomtor

A bit on the steep side; riding on the back of Infinite.

ileadufollow
ileadufollow

sweet, i was just wishing that i could get the first two together.  (I just got into bioshock from a friend and have decided to play them all) its like they read my mind!

franzito
franzito

There we go in raptures again.

slicedbread117
slicedbread117

This is one of the best steals in gaming history. Bioshock easily is one of the greatest games ever made, it's still worth close to full price today. Pickin this up for sure.

badATchaos
badATchaos

Ahh yes finally. The directors cut to the most overrated video game of the decade.

vin_ke
vin_ke

I know Bioshock isn't a straight-up horror game, but I can't handle horror games completely. Should I get this?

g1rldraco7
g1rldraco7

Fuck yeah I'll get this. I'm trading in my copies of the first two just for this package. Saves time buying the DLC :D

daniel_chacon
daniel_chacon

i was planning on buying this, but since bioshock infinite for ps3 will come with bioshock 1, i'll skip this package

hippiesanta
hippiesanta

may be gettibg it .... not a fan of FPS though

kkee
kkee

If this comes out in the UK, I'll probably have to pick it up as I haven't played either yet.

PodXCOM
PodXCOM

BioShock 2 is s***! they had 3 years to make the game, and all they did was reskin some parts. BioShock 2 really shouldn't be part of the BioShock world.

CamoBullo
CamoBullo

I used to own both games on my Xbox 360, until I traded them in, so I think this will be a delightful trip back to Rapture on my television. If you haven't played BioShock at all, definitely get this -- it's worth your money.

diabolik_023
diabolik_023

got Biosock 1 and 2 on steam sale for 10 euros !!! thank you steam, i love you !

zzamaro
zzamaro

Nice. I probably will get it.

Takeno456
Takeno456

Have both with all content already. I highly recommend these games to anyone.

DarthLod
DarthLod

I already have the CE's of both games.

Nova_Prime_85
Nova_Prime_85

Bioshock 1 for 360 has become a rare find these days, im elated to see that it'll return to stores, and anyone who missed out on it now has the opportunity to check it out

 

i just hope people find it as entertaining & thrilling as i have, the game is just simply badass

 

sadly, no comment on Bioshock 2 as i never had an opportunity to pick it up & play it myself, so im very much looking forward to this myself

SoNin360
SoNin360

Great deal for those looking to get into the series... I purchased BioShock 2 a while back and Minerva's Den more recently, so it's too bad I'm missing out on this because I never purchased the first game... oh well.

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

Interesting. BioShock 2 was meh but I've been wanting to play BioShock 1 again for a long time since I sold it, and I never tried any of the dlc. Might pick this up

PostNothing
PostNothing

Tempting. I haven't been able to find Bioshock in my local stores. Hopefully this gets released worldwide, and soon, so I can enjoy it during my semester break.

vicsrealms
vicsrealms

Too bad they don't offer it on the PC, and the DLC like Minerva's Den looks really interesting.  Unfortunately, getting it through GFWL is a frustrating and painful process.

Deadly_Nemesis
Deadly_Nemesis

 

If it's not from Ken then you are better off without it people. Nothing the other team injected into the story and lore did Bioshock any justice. Just buy Bioshock 1.

javalino
javalino

i just bougth them in amazon for 5$ (for the bundle ) . 30$ is too much ,!!!

BamaGoatt
BamaGoatt

Wait checks steam account sorry already bought for $7.48 yeah I went the extra mile to save a penny$7.49 just wasn't good enough  for me lol.

SirNormanislost
SirNormanislost

erm ok well i got bioshock 1 and 2 off steam a while ago for £2.50 each so seems i saved myself £15

guildclaws
guildclaws

Nice, i never played Bioshock, definitely going to get this

CaptainBerserk
CaptainBerserk

 @DrKill09 its all personal taste, i think the first Bioshock kicks the asses of all these games put it together...and you can turn the respawning tubs off by the way.

Chirpes
Chirpes

@KittyHeart

1.) You're assuming EVERYONE is going to buy Bioshock Infinite.

2.) That no one cares about Bioshock 2, the dlc for 1&2 and the museum. 3.)  You didn't take into account the combined dlc and Bioshock 2, even without Bioshock 1, is still cheaper than buying them separately.

 

edgewalker16
edgewalker16

 @badATchaos Ah, yes, because you've played every game that was released from 2000-2010.  I applaud you, sir, for being the most dedicated gamer I've ever known.  You are truly worthy of a golden statue in the middle of Times Square.  The plaque shall read:

 

"This statue was dedicated to badATchaos by all gamers from all corners of the globe for his phenomenal achievements and contributions to the betterment of gaming."

 

Seriously, though, please feel free to explain why you think it's the most overrated game of the decade.  That seems like a very baseless statement to be making.

cashandcarry
cashandcarry

 @vin_ke i also don't like horror games but i love bioshock series so get it.

 

thereal-15-cent
thereal-15-cent

 @vin_ke

 Yes. The game in general is creepy, (especially the beginning of the first one) but it's one of the best games ever made IMO.

guitardude1243
guitardude1243

 @vin_ke It's not true horror in my opinion. Little creepy, but it's not Slender scary.

GGCrew_basic
GGCrew_basic

 @vin_ke I only found the opening 30-60 minutes of BioShock scary/spooky/creepy - the rest of the game was more action-y.

slayerSS-3
slayerSS-3

 @PodXCOM Compared to bioshock 1 yes it wasnt that good but to call it a s***...

AzulSoul
AzulSoul

 @SoNin360 Well it's a pity if you are a xbox gamer, otherwise if you have ps3, bioshock infinite includes original bioshock.

IllegallyAwesum
IllegallyAwesum

 @CaptainBerserk  @DrKill09 >Far Cry 3 kicks all kinds of ass.

>Bioshock kicks all kinds of ass

>Bioshock 3, or rather Infinite, will just make our meager existence complete.

PodXCOM
PodXCOM

 @slayerSS-3  Well, maybe. But it had huge plot-holes that didn't make sense, and the makers of BioShock 2 are now making an awful, horrible FPS/TPS xcom game that was suppose to come out in 2012. It seem without the BioShock name, they really don't know what they are doing.

 

There is a 20 min. video of xcom you can see on youtube. If you would like, I can give you the link, and you can see for yourself how bad it really is.