2K Games has officially announced that its 2K Marin studio is developing a PlayStation 3 version of the critical hit BioShock
, promising "new features and content" not seen in the Xbox 360 and PC original, due for an October 2008 release.
Originally released in August of 2007, the game was met with high praise
in its form. Since then, rumors have circulated that the game would see a PlayStation 3 release at some point, despite repeat official denials. 2K's Marin studio, formed in
December of 2007, was made up of a number of former 2K Boston BioShock
2K declined to detail any new content or features available in the PlayStation 3 version, but president Christoph Hartmann said more announcements would be coming "over the coming months," and added that the Sony version would be a "must-have game for its new audience, as well as for those who enjoyed it on the other platforms."
for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows won countless 2007 Game of the Year awards, we are excited to see the impact of this stellar title for the PlayStation 3 system when it debuts this fall," he added.