Irrational Games has revealed the various PC-specific features that will be available for Bioshock: Indinite in a detailed post on the studio's official blog.
In-depth keyboard/mouse and controller options
In the controls department, Infinite will let players customise key bindings, and the absence of artificial mouse smoothing will allow users to toggle sensitivity and mouse acceleration as required.
The PC version will also feature deep controller support, including the ability tweaking aim assist, sensitivity, vibration, look inversion, and multiple analog-stick configurations to suit left-handed gamers. You can even use the D-pad to replace the analog stick.
Six graphics presets with customisation
In the graphics department, Bioshock: Infinite will provide separate controls for aspect ratio, resolution, and display mode, providing support for pretty much every screen size.
The six graphic presets range from Very Low to Ultra, with the ability to customise settings for anti-aliasing, texture detail, texture filtering, dynamic shadows, post-processing, light shafts, ambient occlusion, and object level of detail, many of which are only available on DirectX 11 systems.
Unlike many recent PC game releases, Bioshock: Infinite will ship with high-res textures right out of the box. The downside to this though is that the PC version will ship on three DVDs.
Bioshock: Infinite is a Steamworks game, which means the serial number you get with your game copy will be redeemable via Steam, and this also brings with it Achievements and cloud support. The game will also support Steam's Big Picture mode.
And with that, here are the minimum and recommended PC specs for Bioshock: Infinite.
- OS: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 32-bit
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz
- Memory: 2 GB
- Hard drive: 20 GB free
- Video card: DirectX10 Compatible ATI Radeon HD 3870 / Nvidia 8800 GT / Intel HD 3000 Integrated Graphics
- Video card memory: 512 MB
- Sound card: DirectX compatible
- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit
- Processor: Quad core processor
- Memory: 4 GB
- Hard drive: 30 GB free
- Video card: DirectX11 compatible, AMD Radeon HD 6950 / Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
- Video card memory: 1024 MB
- Sound card: DirectX Compatible
Bioshock: Infinite is scheduled for release on 26th March for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
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