A big sister prepares to kill a man with a giant needle. It's Boxing Day all over again.
By Liam Gilroy on October 4, 2013 at 6:33 pm
One of the big questions when the Games For Windows Live service was shut down was what would happen to the games that used it. While Microsoft explained that it would remain intact, there would be no further updates – leading some to worry about a time when technology surpassed it enough to render it useless.
2K have worked out a more than suitable solution – Bioshock 2, which used GFWL to serve its multiplayer needs, will now use Steamworks instead – and the latest update removes GFWL to replace it with Steam’s service. Along with the implementation of Steamworks, the update also adds controller compatibility, Steam achievements, fine-tuned multiplayer (including quicker leveling up) and support for Big Picture mode.
Those who purchased a boxed copy of Bioshock 2, or purchased it from a digital platform other than Steam, can now activate their game’s 25 digit activation key in Steam, unlocking the game in their library. All games activated in this fashion will come with all of Bioshock 2‘s DLC, including the expansive Minerva’s Den DLC. If you’d like to learn more about the changes implemented in the update, you can read the official FAQ on 2K’s site.
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