BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 hits Nov. 12

The first half of BioShock Infinite's story-driven add-on content, Burial at Sea — Episode 1, will launch on Nov. 12 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC, Irrational Games announced today.

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 will be available through the PlayStation Store, Xbox Live Marketplace and Steam for $14.99. Players who purchase the $19.99 BioShock Infinite Season Pass will receive both episodes of Burial at Sea as part of the pack. The pass also includes the previously released combat-based Clash in the Clouds DLC, which offers players a handful of new challenges to tackle in the floating city of Columbia.

Burial at Sea — Episode 1 is the second piece of downloadable content for BioShock Infinite, which was released this past spring, and the first in a two-part narrative add-on that brings protagonists Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth to Rapture, the city under the sea from the first two BioShock games. Developer Irrational has tweaked combat for Burial at Sea, pushing a greater emphasis on stealth and the management of resources that melds together elements from both the original BioShock and Infinite. Players will have new weapons and gear as well as a new Plasmid and Tears to their arsenal, and can one again used the weapon wheel utilized in the original BioShock.

Check out our hands-on impressions of Burial at Sea – Episode 1 here. Irrational Games notes that Burial at Sea — Episode 2 in still in development, and will allow players to control Elizabeth for the first time in a stealth-based story-driven experience.

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