Details regarding the Bioshock remasters have filtered through from Gamescom and as you might expect, it is the first game that has been improved the most, even if it still running the creaking Unreal 2.0 engine.
Developer Blind Squirrel has lovingly retouched some key areas of the game, adding new visual details that flesh out the presentation without betraying the legendary art direction.
The results are subtle but additive. I noticed denser seaweed and starfish clinging to the exteriors of Andrew Ryan’s crumbling undersea empire during the iconic Rapture reveal sequence, for example. And an oversized full moon now looms over the opening plane crash sequence, lending a more dramatic look.
‘Shocks 2 and Infinite are also upgraded, with all three running in 1080p with enhanced textures and a target frame rate of 60fps. The collection, will also includes the single player DLC and a documentary is so big it it has to be shipped on two blu-rays. We also have a comparison video which you can check out below.