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Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: 2K Games
Developer: Irrational Games
Release Date: Aug. 21, 2007

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'BioShock' (X360/PC) - v1.1 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2007 @ 12:05 a.m. PST

BioShock is a hybrid first-person shooter that combines elements of sci-fi and role-playing genres. Going beyond run-and-gun corridors, monster-closet AIs, and static worlds, BioShock creates an unpredictable FPS experience.

Get the BioShock Patches off WP (25mb)

*If you purchased a digital distribution copy of BioShock (i.e. from Direct2Drive, Steam, or other), do NOT install this patch. Please go to the site you downloaded BioShock from to receive a version of this patch modified to work with your version.

v1.1 PC Patch Updates. Fixes, and Features :

  • Added the following plasmids and gene tonics: Sonic Boom, Sonic Boom 2, Eve Saver, Machine Buster, Machine - Buster 2, Vending Expert, Vending Expert 2
  • Added an Option to disable the Vita-Chambers for added difficulty
  • Added support for a walk toggle keybind
  • Added Horizontal FOV Lock option
  • Fixed mouse acceleration issues
  • Fixed reserved keys not functioning properly when keys are unbound
  • Fixed multiple cases of keys not allowing a rebind
  • Re-added the Human Inferno tonic
  • Changed behavior of subtitles so that inappropriate queuing does not occur
  • Changed functionality of keybinding lookup to only search in the current input context when finding bindings for in-game display
  • Added rendering support for TripleHead2Go
  • Atlas VO volume increased for German releases
  • Fixed issue of subtitles not clearing correctly occasionally
  • Fixed issue causing long hitches or hangs when accessing certain interface screens, machines, and the hacking minigame
  • Fix for a potential situation in Recreation where taking a picture of Cobb is impossible if his body gets stuck behind a fallen pillar
  • Fixed subtitle timings to more accurately match the on screen audio
  • Fixed issue causing stuttering audio when using Windows Vista
  • Fixed issue with characters squirming and wiggling after death
  • Fixed blood decals and other projectors not showing up on ATI hardware
  • The "Enable EAX" option is now greyed out when EAX-capable hardware is not present
  • Fixed audio issues stemming from having a Speaker Setting in Windows that was invalid for the current sound card
  • Removed erroneous "Reload" binding in a no-weapons context
  • Fixed incorrect Training Message concerning bots who are friendly to enemy AIs
  • Fixed incorrect Training Message when shooting a Mimic
  • Fixed refresh rate being locked at 60hz in DX10 mode
  • Fixed VSync disabling in DX10 mode

Xbox 360 Title Update Fixes, and Features :

  • Added widescreen option: Horizontal FOV
  • Fix for rare case where a partial cache is not cleared
  • Increased Atlas’ volume in German
  • Fix for GUI sounds not playing during heavy action
  • Fix for not being able to take picture of Cobb in Rec
  • Possible fix for pauses or hangs when opening flash bink movies
  • Fix for switching difficulty breaking achievement
  • Fix for small texture streaming bug
  • Fix for rare hang when a lot of things are going on at once

Xbox 360 Downloadable Content:

  • Added Disable Vita Chamber option
  • Plasmid Pack is included in this DLC (Machine Buster 1 & 2, Vending Expert 1 & 2, Sonic Boom 1 & 2, EVE Saver)
  • 100 point achievement for beating game without Vita Chamber called "Brass Balls"

How to do it:

  1. Must beat game on Hard
  2. Must not use a Vita Chamber (you can always roll back to an earlier save)
  3. The Vita Chamber Disabled option can be on or off as long as you don’t resurrect

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