Bioshock: The Collection - PC System requirements and release date

Bioshock: The Collection - PC System requirements and release date

Bioshock: The Collection - PC System requirements and release date

Bioshock: The Collection - PC System requirements and release date


Bioshock: The Collection's PC System requirements have been released, alongside the requirements for free upgrades for existing PC Bioshock owners. 

Bioshock: The Collection will launch for PC on September 15th and will upgrade on Steam for free to the remastered version, though you can still install the game's original version.  The upgrade process on Steam will start at 3PM PST, which is 11PM BST. 


BioShock: The Collection, and the free upgrades, launch globally on September 15, 2016 on Steam at 3pm PT (12am UTC/ 8am AEST September 16). 


If you have a physical copy of BioShock or BioShock 2 on PC, or a Games for Windows Live digital copy, it may take a few additional steps to unlock the new remastered version. Please go here to learn how to unlock your copy of Bioshock and Bioshock 2 on Steam. 



Below are the PC system requirements for Bioshock: The Collection. 


Minimum Specs: 

  • OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel E6750 Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHZ 
  • Memory: 4 GB 
  • Hard Drive: BioShock 25GB; BioShock 2 25GB; BioShock Infinite 20GB; Total for all three games 70GB 
  • Video Card: DirectX11 Compatible, AMD Radeon HD 7770 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device 
  • Other Requirements: Software installations required including DirectX and Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 & 2012 Redistributable Package.

Recommended Specs: 

  • OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit
  • Processor: 3GHz Quad-Core 
  • Memory: 8 GB 
  • Hard Drive: BioShock 25GB; BioShock 2 25GB; BioShock Infinite 30GB; Total for all three games 80GB 
  • Video Card: 2GB ATI Radeon HD 7970, 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or better 
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device


Bioshock Infinite will not be getting a remastered version on PC as the existing version already has the graphical options to "meet current-gen console standards", meaning that the remastered console version will essentially have the same visuals as the existing PC version of the game. 

It is great to see that  2K games are offering gamers this upgrade on PC free of charge, as I am sure that plenty of PC gamers would be glad to pay a small price for the visual upgrade. 


You can join the discussion on Bioshock: The Remastered Collection on the OC3D Forums


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Most Recent Comments

11-09-2016, 11:26:33

Excellent stuff ! I never finished the first one so I am proper looking forward to this Quote

11-09-2016, 12:34:54

love bioshock and now have another reason to replay them allQuote

11-09-2016, 18:56:06

I personally find that comparison vid rather annoying. Would have much preferred a split screen or something..

Still.. Awesome that we are getting this after so long.Quote

12-09-2016, 03:57:23

Damien c
I have Bioshock Infinite and I think the older ones as well but never really played them, I might have to go play them at some point.Quote

12-09-2016, 05:20:40

finished infinite in 1 sitting.. didnt really impress me that much, But the 1st one i remember being a challange on the hardest settings when i played it on release, so im looking forward to revisiting it.Quote

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