BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition announced for PS3 and Xbox 360


While naturally some of us here are still upset about BioShock Infinite getting its release date pushed back to March, we have something cool in the meantime to catch us up on the two previous installments.

It has now been announced that the first two games are being re-released together as the “Ultimate Rapture Edition”, which surprisingly will include a ton of content, and some of which that is unique to this edition. This new bundle will be hitting shelves on January 14th (yes, in two weeks) and will only cost $29.99.

Here is what we get:

  •  Museum of Orphaned Concepts: Take a tour of a never-before-seen BioShock museum and view early concept art, character models and more set within the halls of Rapture.

  •  Plasmids Pack: Includes four additional Plasmids and Gene Tonics—Sonic Boom, EVE Saver, Vending Expert and Machine Buster—for use in BioShock.

  •  Challenge Rooms Pack: Previously exclusive to PS3™ and now available for Xbox 360 for the first time, the pack tests the player’s mettle by requiring them to utilize the skills learned while traversing the halls of Rapture to survive three separate puzzle rooms in BioShock.

  • Sinclair Solutions Tester: Contains a number of customization features that allow players to further their character’s development in BioShock 2 multiplayer modes and provides a deeper multiplayer experience.

  • Rapture Metro: Includes six additional multiplayer maps, an additional multiplayer gameplay mode and a rank increase to level 50 for BioShock 2 multiplayer.

  • The Protector Trials: Features frantic combat and fast-paced action designed to push players’ mastery of weapons and Plasmids in a BioShock 2 single-player experience spread across six maps.

  • Minerva’s Den: A substantial narrative experience that puts players in the role Subject Sigma and introduces new characters, locations and mystery to the world of Rapture in BioShock 2. Set in a new environment, Rapture Central Computing, Minerva’s Den adds a gripping new storyline to extend the BioShock 2 experience.

  • Also included, is an exclusive collectable sticker pack from BioShock Infinite’s world of Columbia to get gamers ready for the next chapter in the BioShock universe.


BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition will be released on January 14th 2013 for $29.99 on both PS3 and Xbox360.