BioShock 2 'Rapture Metro' DLC Hits PC Tuesday

by Chris Faylor, May 24, 2010 9:40am PDT

Released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 earlier this month, the latest round of downloadable add-ons for BioShock 2 will be making their way to PC tomorrow.

Due on PC come May 25, the content spans three individual downloads of varying price and functionality--the free "Kill 'em Kindly" melee multiplayer mode, the 800 Microsoft Points / $10 "Rapture Metro Pack" that offers six new multiplayer maps, and the two additional characters of the 160 Microsoft Point / $2 "Zigo and Blanche Character Pack"--all of which are sold through the Games for Windows Live Marketplace.

In addition, the game's official Cult of Rapture community site notes that tomorrow will see the release of a new patch for BioShock 2 PC, as detailed below:


  • Fixed MP freezing and connectivity issues

  • Implemented color-blind friendly hacking UI.

  • Fixed further issues related to HUD stretching.

  • Resolved functionality issues related to NVIDIA 3D Stereo options. Option in the Single Player Options Menu was removed and is now activated through the NVIDIA hardware.

  • Fixed an issue where the User's whole vision would become blurred while using ironsights in DirectX10.

  • Fixed a problem where trying to install a patch manually through the appdata directory would not work properly.

  • Fixed an exploit in Multiplayer involving Rebirth

  • The "Reset All" option in the Multiplayer Controller Settings now functions properly.

  • Fixed further issues related to plasmid gene bank hotkeys not taking effect in-game.

  • Resolved a problem where two parties consisting of five players were unable to join the same game lobby for any game mode except Survival of the Fittest.

  • Fixed various localization bugs for Multiplayer

  • Fixed an issue where task switching while in a game lobby would not initiate.

  • Improved security for various weapon loadout files and fixed related exploits.

  • Fixed issue where the title will fail to direct the user to the proper lobby when a join-able match is in session and the user accepts a game invite or attempts to join session in progress.

  • Fixed issue when BioShock 2 fails to apply the title update when the files are placed in the appdata directory manually

  • Fixed text overrun on the Corpse counter from the first Little Sister

  • There are 53 achievements available to the user after installing TU 047.

  • Fixed issue where BioShock 2 is listed as two separate games in the Games for Windows - LIVE guide after installing the title update and earning achievements.

  • Fixed Spanish language issue where text overrran the textbox provided on the multiplayer lobby

  • Fixed German language map title for Fontaine Fisheries

  • Players can automatically reach rebirth rank 40 with any rank rebirth profile by viewing the epilogue within the apartment.

  • Changes made to customizable controls using the "Reset All" function are not saved when the game is restarted.

  • Fixed issue where the title will fail to properly task switch while in a game lobby when account management is chosen on Vista x86 PCs

  • Fixed exploit where the user can modify the user specific .ini to acquire weapon loadouts before reaching the appropriate rank


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