PS3 BioShock goes to Digital Extremes

Dark Sector developer to aid 2K Marin and 2K Australia with adapting 2K Boston's deep-sea shooter for Sony's console.

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Take-Two's recently formed 2K Marin studio is cranking on BioShock 2, and Ken Levine's 2K Boston at work on an unannounced title--rumored to be an X-Com remake/sequel. It's a wonder, then, that the pair have time for anything else, namely the PlayStation 3 edition of BioShock.

Take-Two has decided not to let these two go it alone, however. Today, the publisher announced a partnership with Digital Extremes to help 2K Marin and 2K Australia adapt the award-winning dystopian shooter for Sony's console. The port is set to ship in October, and was the first third-party PS3 game to officially support the console's trophy system.

Take-Two promises new features and content for the PS3 edition of BioShock. However, the publisher has been slow to trickle out how, exactly, the redux will improve upon the Xbox 360 and PC editions of the game, which were released last August.

BioShock will be Digital Extremes' first publicly announced project since wrapping development on Dark Sector. The game received generally positive reviews on the PS3 and Xbox 360 in March.

Discussion

172 comments
K-Grogg
K-Grogg

Will Bioshock 2 be released on 360 and PC earlier than PS3 too? Or will it be a simultaneous release?

Doolum
Doolum

hope it turns out good

BradW92
BradW92

lol in response to bamfer3 ill just point out that 3 of those "blockbuster games" coming to ps3...are already out or coming out on at the same time, for the xbox 360 as well as the PC

Neo1O1
Neo1O1

I just hope that these multiple developers don't screw up the port...

bamfer3
bamfer3

Damn. There are just too many blockbuster games coming out for the PS3 in October. This is good news, but it's hard to choose between Farcry 2, Fallout 3, Motorstorm 2 and now, BIOSHOCK!!!!

cooldude03
cooldude03

Bioshock was already perfect a year ago, that's why they it's going to be almost an exact port. With some bumped up graphics if that's possible. Everyone should experience this game no matter which system you play it on.

PS_Family
PS_Family

Definitive version confirmed.

Waffleman60
Waffleman60

did that other comment I put show man anyway in short words. You are all stupid ****

Waffleman60
Waffleman60

oh and its also good that this game comes to PS3.

kiaba13
kiaba13

Lucky PS3 owners. Wish I had the extra cash to drop on a PS3 if the extra content turns out to be good, or *crosses fingers* the content comes to XBL.

mrkame16
mrkame16

I loved This game for the 360, and if they add new features or new tonics and weapons, or even multiplayer, ill probably get it for the ps3. im one of those lucky guys to own all 3 systems. stop the fanboyism people! all 3 systems are great in there own way....

mixcal
mixcal

LOL this is just another playground for all those people who have to defend something that they have absolutely no ties to or control over... I understand sports and defending your team.. but games.. and trying to prove that your purchase of "X" console was a much better buy then the guy bellow? I mean seriously were are all these hate comments coming from about gamers being retard fat slobs with no life and no incentive to anything else but games? Sure there may be some REALLY hardcore gamers who live in the matrix but thats 1 in a 100 most other people who play games on a regular basis most likely have "other" things to do besides playing something.

Raztix
Raztix

I really enjoy both the PS3 and the 360, I own a Wii but it is not to my liking. The graphics to me are too last gen to try to play and the games don't appeal to me anymore. But with that being said, I played Bioshock on the 360 for a while and now that it is coming to the PS3 I will buy it again and actually beat it. This is a rare and unique game and it is really hard to find that when the gaming market is flooded with sequels.

ZippyDSMLee
ZippyDSMLee

I really wish they didn't rush the PC/360 launch...BS could have been so much better if they finished it and polished it up....

puppiemaster
puppiemaster

peetowser people should be different, variety is the spice of life, I enjoy playing my PS3 as well.

TripSe7en
TripSe7en

I agree with Puppiemaster... i am 28, have had every console since the colecovision and have a very good career in Real Estate and a very pretty woman to boot. I am a fanboy of the industry, not a specific console. Although I do have my biases.... There are many blind and ignorant fanboys on this site that only care about bashing others with their uneducated comments...

sweet1234
sweet1234

Lol not every gamer is fat im not...

puppiemaster
puppiemaster

fonzonater so gamers are fat slobs? Is that a self opinion? Even my wife had a laugh at your comment

fonzonater
fonzonater

Pupplemaster get a life! Or did you miss out on that the past 40 yrs. Your probably some fat slob who is hunched in his room with all his precious consoles. I would beat all those games you've listed but I actually have better things to do.

peetowser
peetowser

OK maybe I misread then... But I looked at your comments on this page and all I saw was bashing... Sorry, maybe I got you all wrong... But just because I hope a real successor to XCom is in production doesn't mean I'm going too hard on the Sunny D... I still love the original XCom with the graphics and everything... i just don't want a XCom FPS like they turned Fallout 3 into... I'm 29 here, a bit younger than you. I do agree with you that you have to play every kind of game on every console to have an opinion on this. I do not own a Wii, but I did enjoy playing some games on it, a couple of my friends own one, I just don't expect any games coming out for it... so i never got one... I also own an XBox 360... Kinda stopped playing... Nothing to expect there except sequels... I mainly play my PS3 nowadays... Most of the games I'm looking forward to will be there... I've always been a fan of japanese games and there's just not enough on the XBox to keep me satisfied... There's a few cool ones on the Wii but most aren't even brought in the US, or so late that i forgot the game existed when I see it in stores... I love to be able to go on the Japan PSN and download their demos & videos... I guess i prefer my PS3 nowadays, but I'd never make a complete cross on the other consoles... I remember I was one of the only kids back in the day to have both a Master System and NES, then A Genesis and a Super NES... etc... I enjoy my variety, sorry if you're like that too and I misjudged you...

puppiemaster
puppiemaster

peetowser I've been playing games since 1974 and I own every major console since 1978, I have a dedicated games room and spend around $400 a month on games, so I think I'm a bit of a hardcore gamer, I love Zelda, Mario, Metroid, RE and SSBB on the Wii, I especially love the Vitrual Console. I was not just talking about the Wii I was on about all consoles, I've finished MGS4, Bioshock, Mass Effect, COD4, Orange Box, Lair, Haze, RFOM and loads more games. To have an opinion you should buy the games you are commentsing about, I'm not deluded, I'm bigging up all consoles not 1, maybe you should read posts before commenting, I'm a gaming fan boy, there is a difference to most on here. The gaming culture did not begin a few years ago, its been here for 4 decades so of us have been around for the whole ride.

peetowser
peetowser

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puppiemaster
puppiemaster

biggy887766 you are right, the Wii is leading the pack by millions, but hardcore fanboys like to think their chosen console is winning. So bending the truth is acceptable to them. But the real truth is there is something for everyone in this generation, you just have to spent more money to get to play everything worthwhile. Not all gamers are children or students, some of us are middle aged and can afford everything, we are the ones that companies care about because we have the money!!! Fan boys are stupid, companies don't care about them, they don't have the spending power and after all companies are in it for profit not posts on a gaming site saying how one console is better than another, if anything these people turn the undecided majority against the fan boys chosen console, as people don't like to be told what to do or think. Having an uneducated opinion is not cool and a bit pathetic really, how can you like or hate a console by playing a minority of its games? Fan boys may think they are hardcore gamers doing their chosen company a favour, but they are wrong, all they are doing is missing out on some great games and some great consoles.

rottenapple91
rottenapple91

To this day there still those idiot's that cannot spell or form a correct sentence for there LIVES!

biggy887766
biggy887766

what are you talking about last time i checked ps3 was in last and wii was winning.

McGregor
McGregor

Glad to see ps3 finally getting this game. If it has more content (like an additional ending) i might have to pick it up. Other than that I'll have to be content with the 360 version i've already beat.

truenextgen
truenextgen

I love their suttle BS. Like "Time for the PS3" is rare. Yea,, like the 360 in dead last world wide month to month should get more attention. And at E3 im sure theyll will have a chart showing their US!!!! one country sales! To bad we live on this big round thing. And one country dont mean sh lol. Its still gon in the US. And its still laughed at everywhere else. The micro BS train.

raverrozza
raverrozza

683017CA whats wrong with the same game? bioshock was one of the few 360 exclusives that i really wanted to play. along with dead rising. and now at least one of thems coming. im glad.

GDCalibur
GDCalibur

Can't wait for this. Always wanted to play Bioshock but never had the specs for, with my comp. Won't have to worry about that with my PS3.

683017CA
683017CA

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panopticon
panopticon

Garrainaigarra: Write more. Game less.

Garrainaigarra
Garrainaigarra

Man if the PS3 port was exactly like the 360 port i still buy it because it was osm and i don't know why ps3 and 360 owners are hating on each other see i own both both are great see we should be hating Nintendo because they **** up everything with there system i mean for god sacks doesn't any take in consideration for the handicup how can't use two god damn mother ****ing hands any the point is PS3 and 360 pwn Wii all the ****ing way and send it strait to hell

puppiemaster
puppiemaster

worthlessdude66 don't worry you will hit puberty soon

maverick_76
maverick_76

I guess SalarianChemist has not heard of Oblivion.

worthlessdude66
worthlessdude66

wow seriously cant think of any ideas so we get a copy of some old game ps3 is sucking so bad trophy system should have already been there u sold this peice of **** to fast and know u try to make up for it well guess what i **** on the trophy system and still we can do private chat while playing the game just give up or make somthing new

combatsoldier
combatsoldier

Nice NIce followed by jaw dropping! i cant wait for this game I want it now.

04JETTA
04JETTA

want to play this game!!!

0678
0678

too many programmres spoiled ...the broth?

puppiemaster
puppiemaster

jackrocks123 lol a fan boy bashing fan boys, you should take your own advice. Read your own posts on other topics.

jackrocks123
jackrocks123

why do people don't stae the right fact they always do this they say oh ps3s rubbish only has MGS4, or they say xbox rubbish it only has halo! they both have more games then that ffs, read the facts first.

jackrocks123
jackrocks123

ghunenter, and salerin chemist are biggest fanboys so just ignore them

jackrocks123
jackrocks123

why do people go off topic so much someones stating about blu-ray lol oh dear, go away fanboys!

JMAN320
JMAN320

Great im so glad its coming to PS3. You can say what every **** you want thats its already out for 360/pc. The fact is thats its coming for PS3 and its better.

puppiemaster
puppiemaster

peetowser you need to lay off the Sunny D, all those additives are messing with your brain

SalarianChemist
SalarianChemist

Updates will simply be released as Downloads for the Xbox 360 for people who already own Bioshock. Also, the new Platinum Hit version of Bioshock for the Xbox 360 will have these extra features available on the disc, so that they don't even need to be downloaded. This has happened several times now with games that were released first on Xbox 360, and then a year later on PS3. History has shown that the Xbox 360 versions are always either "noticably" or "significantly" better 98% of the time. The only "extra feature" the PS3 version will have is the garbage support for sixaxis controls that nobody ever uses.

j-bldes
j-bldes

First thought: I'm not wasting my money on some port on a game that came out a year ago on 2 consoles for them to just port it over with no improvements and with less quality than the original, much like Lost Planet. Second Thought: I Might rent it for the trophies, but a game without multi player, no matter my views on it, it is highly likely I won't buy it. Third Thought: I rarely trust ports, but there is a chance that they can actually make one good IF they stick to it(much like Oblivion). But with working on Bioshock 2 on the way, seems like a waste to spend money on a game that came out last year, unless your a bioshock crackhead, to which you should already own the game. I played it on PC and it was great.