2K and Irrational Games announced today that BioShock Infinite: Clash in the Clouds, the first downloadable content (DLC) pack that adds a Horde Mode with 4 new maps to the best-selling multiplatform video game of 2013 to date, BioShock Infinite. This DLC pack #1 is available for download worldwide starting today on the Xbox 360, PS3 & PC. — At the same time they announced details on future DLC packs #2 & #3 titled BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 1 & Episode 2, which are both film noir detective stories!
BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea is a two-part add-on campaign featuring an all-new story for Booker and Elizabeth, set in the underwater city of Rapture before its fall. These two campaigns will be available individually for $15.00 or 1200 Microsoft Points, and are also included as part of the BioShock Infinite Season Pass*.
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Watch the first BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea DLC trailer here:
Come back to Rapture in a story that finds Booker and Elizabeth on the eve of the underwater city’s fall from grace. This DLC features Rapture as you’ve never seen it before—a shining jewel at the bottom of the ocean, built almost entirely from scratch in the BioShock Infinite engine. Gameplay has been modified to give the player an original BioShock combat experience that merges the best parts of BioShock and BioShock Infinite.
Explore the city when it was at the height of its beauty, meet some old “friends,” and make some new ones, all through the eyes of Booker DeWitt. Why are Booker and Elizabeth in Rapture? What was the city like before everything fell to pieces? The answers to these questions and more will be found in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea — Episode 1. Episode 2 of Burial at Sea will show the story through the eyes of Elizabeth! Yes, you’ll play as her!
Here’s a BioShock Infinite: Burial At Sea DLC preview video:
“We are really excited to offer our fans the content that they have been asking for,” said Ken Levine, creative director of Irrational Games. “With Clash in the Clouds, people get a pure action experience that takes BioShock Infinite combat to its highest challenge and intensity level. With the Burial at Sea episodes, we are building a Rapture-based narrative experience that is almost entirely built from scratch.”
*The BioShock Infinite Season Pass is available now for $19.99 or 1600 Microsoft Points and includes all three pieces of add-on content, as well as the Early Bird Special Pack, which includes powerful weapon upgrades, exclusive gold weapon skins and infusion bottles to upgrade abilities.
It’s been rumored we’ll have to wait until late 2013 to play these.