BioShock 2 gets stunning graphics overhaul

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Experience the BioShock series from 2K in stunning 8K resolution and 60 fps, thanks to the Digital Dreams YouTube channel.

The BioShock series from 2K has always been one of the best since it saw the light of day in 2007 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. But with each new console generation, the game has grown bigger, prettier and maybe even better than its predecessor.

However, it has been many years since we were last treated to a new game in this iconic dystopian series. The last entry was its predecessor, BioShock Infinite, in 2013. We know that BioShock 4 is on the way, but so far the new game, developed by the new team at Cloud Chamber Studios, has no release date. Some fear that it might not be launched until 2028.

Also, BioShock 4 will no longer be directed by series creator Ken Levine. His focus will instead be on a new IP, Judas, which is also being created by a new studio called Ghost Story Games and is expected to be released in 2025. It's sure to be an exciting year for BioShock fans.

Perhaps BioShock 2 is one of the games in the 2K series that isn't considered as great as the others. It was originally released in 2010 and received a quite respectable Metacritic score of 88. But perhaps that was because BioShock 2 was not created by then-series developer Irrational Games, but rather by 2K Marin.

Regardless, I think BioShock 2 is a great game, and I know I'm not alone in that opinion. But now that BioShock 2 is 14 years old, it's starting to look a little dated.

Much to our delight, however, YouTube channel Digital Dreams has given BioShock 2 a makeover that even Andrew Ryan would be proud of. Using reshade software and gorgeous ray-tracing powered by the Nvidia RTX 4090, BioShock 2 has been given an "ultra graphics showcase" in a beautiful 8K resolution and 60 frames per second.

If 2K decided to give the original BioShock trilogy a proper remaster, as Digital Dreams has shown, this is what I hope it will look like. Unfortunately, it's unlikely that the BioShock games will receive official remasters of this sort, but we can at least dream about it.

You can of course implement the mods suggested in the description section of the Digital Dreams video, but you will need a powerful PC. For the rest of us, it's at least possible to play the original BioShock trilogy on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch.

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