BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition Out on January 14 for PS3 and Xbox 360

Experience both BioShock 1 and 2 plus all their DLC ahead of Infinite's release

BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition, the special collection that includes both BioShock 1 and 2, as well as their add-ons and plenty of extra content, has received a January 14 release date in North America for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms.

BioShock Infinite is getting ready to appear at the end of March and publisher 2K Games wants to make sure that all those interested in the upcoming title can play through the previous BioShock 1 and 2 games.

As such, the company is getting ready to debut a special collection called BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition, which hits North America on January 14.

The bundle includes both BioShock 1 and 2, as well as all their DLC packs and plenty of other bonuses, including a sticker set based on the floating city of Columbia, which appears in BioShock Infinite.

- 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.

BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition will also be released in Europe at a later time, according to 2K, via CVG.

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