New BioShock Game Confirmed To Be In Development

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2K Games took to Twitter to announce that a new installment to one of its best selling franchises, BioShock, is in the works. The previous two installments in the serious took players to an underwater city in BioShock and BioShock 2, and the flying city of Columbia in BioShock Infinite.

Although we know that a new game in is development, there isn't any more indication as to where the game might take place, or the connection between the characters that played a major role in the previous games. Currently, 2K games has revealed that it is setting up a completely new development studio called Cloud Chambers to handle development. The game is going to be worked on for several years, which may be unsettling news to many BioShock fans. With this timeframe, it's safe to say the new BioShock game will be released on PS5 and Microsoft's Project Scarlett.

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Cloud Chambers is the same studio that was previously codenamed 2K Parkside. The studio is headed by Kelly Gilmore, who has experience working on titles such as Sid Meier's Civilization and the XCOM series at Firaxis Games.

Even though we don't have enough information on the new BioShock game's gameplay, 2K president David Ismailer stated in a press release that "BioShock is one of the most beloved, critically praised and highest-rated franchises of the last console generation. We can’t wait to see where its powerful narrative and iconic, first-person shooter gameplay head in the future with our new studio team at Cloud Chamber leading the charge."

Alongside the announcement, Gilmore said "Our team believes in the beauty and strength of diversity, in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of its thinking. We are a deeply experienced group of game makers, including many responsible for BioShock’s principal creation, advancement and longstanding notoriety, and honored to be part of the 2K family as stewards of this iconic franchise."

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