Bioshock 2 enlists Dark Sector dev for multiplayer mode

Bioshock 2 enlists Dark Sector dev for multiplayer mode

By Rob Crossley

May 8th 2009 at 4:17PM

Digital Extremes wins deal with 2K Games to deliver a multiplayer component for the highly anticipated sequel

Dark Sector developer Digital Extremes has struck a deal with Take Two subsidiary 2K Games to provide the multiplayer element for Bioshock 2.

The Canadian developer is said to be working closely with the creative group at 2K Marin, who are currently focusing on the singleplayer component of the game.

“The fans asked for a multiplayer experience and we answered,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “With Digital Extremes delivering a multiplayer experience for BioShock 2 that features all of the things that make BioShock unique, we’re holding ourselves to a high standard so that we can deliver the depth and variety that fans of the BioShock universe demand.”

Digital Extremes is armed with over 10 years of experience on FPS titles, having worked on games such as Unreal and Unreal Tournament, as well as co-developing the PS3 edition of Bioshock.