BioShock: The Collection PC Port Report

The folks at Destructoid have penned PC port report for the new versions of BioShock 1 and 2 that came together with the release of BioShock: The Collection. The article confirms early reports about the poor quality of the ports, though I guess the silver lining is that they are free to owners of the originals:

Overall, these new remastered ports aren’t really worth the hassle. BioShock seems to retain all of the issues the original version had while BioShock 2 just dumps the multiplayer. If you are one of the lucky people who can actually get the original port of BioShock to run on your PC, I’d just install that with some graphics mods. It would be more effort than 2K put into this re-release.

As for BioShock 2, you can’t really go wrong with either version. I know the original has better graphics options, but the new one at least runs without crashing. The lighting is also a little better, so it’s not a total wash in terms of an update. If these PC ports weren’t free, I’d have written a more scathing report, but you get what you pay for.