Hone your combat skills today with BioShock Infinite: Clash in the Clouds; Still to come, an all-new adventure set in Rapture before the cityrsquo;s fall
NEW YORK - Jul. 30, 2013 - 2K and Irrational Games announced today thatnbsp; BioShock Infinite: Clash in the Clouds* , the first downloadable content pack for the best-selling multiplatform video game of 2013 to date**,nbsp; BioShock Infinite , is available for download worldwide starting today on the PlayStationreg;3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360reg; games and entertainment system fromnbsp;Microsoftnbsp;and Windowsreg; PC.
BioShock Infinite: Clash in the Clouds , developed by Irrational Games, is an action-focused downloadable content pack that presents players with a series of unique, intense challenges and a whole new gambit of combat opportunities. Players will combine a diverse toolset of weapons, Vigors, gear, Tears and Sky-Lines in four new areas inspired by the classicnbsp; BioShock Infinite nbsp;environments. In addition, by completing all 60 Blue Ribbon challenges, players will unlock exclusives in thenbsp; Columbian Archeological Society, gaining access to new Voxophones, Kinetoscopes, concept art and more.
BioShock Infinite: Clash in the Cloudsnbsp; is available starting today fornbsp;$4.99nbsp;(400 Microsoft Pointsnbsp;on Xbox Livereg; for Xbox 360) via online marketplaces on all available platforms, and is included in thenbsp; BioShock Infinite Season Pass* .
Also in development at Irrational Games,nbsp; BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea*nbsp; 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 fornbsp;$15.00nbsp;(1200 Microsoft Points), and are also included as part of the BioShock Infinite Season Pass .
ldquo;We are really excited to offer our fans the content that they have been asking for,rdquo; saidnbsp;Ken Levine, creative director of Irrational Games.ldquo;Withnbsp; Clash in the Clouds , people get a pure action experience that takesnbsp; BioShock Infinite nbsp;combat to its highest challenge and intensity level. With thenbsp; Burial at Sea nbsp;episodes, we are building a Rapture-based narrative experience that is almost entirely built from scratch.rdquo;
Thenbsp; BioShock Infinite nbsp; Season Pass nbsp;is available now fornbsp;$19.99nbsp;(1600 Microsoft Points) and includes all three pieces of add-on content, as well as thenbsp; Early Bird Special Pack , which includes powerful weapon upgrades, exclusive gold weapon skins and infusion bottles to upgrade abilities.
BioShock Infinitenbsp; is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For the latest news and information onnbsp; BioShock Infinite , become a fan onnbsp; Facebooknbsp;and follow Irrational Games onnbsp; Twitter.
Aboutnbsp; BioShock Infinite
From the creators of the highest-rated first-person shooter of all time**,nbsp; BioShock , and the best-selling multiplatform video game of 2013 to date**,nbsp; BioShock Infinite nbsp;puts players in the shoes ofnbsp;U.S. Cavalrynbsp;veteran turned hired gun,nbsp;Booker DeWitt. Indebted to the wrong people and with his life on the line, DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city ofnbsp;Columbia. Forced to trust one another, Booker and Elizabeth form a powerful bond during their daring escape. Together, they learn to harness an expanding arsenal of weapons and abilities, as they fight on zeppelins in the clouds, along high-speed Sky-Lines, and down in the streets ofnbsp;Columbia, all while surviving the threats of the air-city and uncovering its dark secret.
BioShock Infinite nbsp;was released onnbsp;March 26, 2013nbsp;for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. For more information onnbsp; BioShock Infinite,nbsp;please visitnbsp; http://www.bioshockinfinite.com.
*BioShock Infinite is not included in this add-on content, but is required to play all of the included content.
**Based on Thenbsp;NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales throughnbsp;June 2013nbsp;for combined sales of BioShock Infinite on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
Aboutnbsp;Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered innbsp;New York City,nbsp;Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.nbsp;is a leading developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K. Our products are designed for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Companyrsquo;s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website atnbsp; http://www.take2games.com.
Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in todayrsquo;s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Irrational Games, 2K Marin, 2Knbsp;Australia, 2K Czech, Cat Daddy Games and 2Knbsp;China. 2Krsquo;s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimednbsp; BioShockreg;,nbsp; Borderlandstrade;nbsp;andnbsp; XCOMreg;nbsp;franchises, the belovednbsp; Sid Meierrsquo;snbsp; Civilizationnbsp;series, the popularnbsp; WWE 2Knbsp;franchise andnbsp; NBAnbsp;2K, the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise***. 2K is headquartered innbsp;Novato, Californianbsp;and is a wholly owned label ofnbsp;Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.nbsp;(NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visitnbsp; www.2K.com.
***According to 2008 - 2013nbsp; Metacritic.com nbsp;and Thenbsp;NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales throughnbsp;June 2013.
About Irrational Games
Located nearnbsp;Boston, Massachusetts, Irrational Games is widely recognized as one of the industry's leading game developers. Irrational has earned a reputation for creating story-driven, genre-defining games with award-winning hits like System Shock 2, Freedom Force, and the original BioShock. For more information, visit http://www.irrationalgames.com.
Irrational Games is a 2K Games studio. 2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label ofnbsp;Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.nbsp;(NASDAQ: TTWO).
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