2K Games’ first-person shooter, BioShock Infinite has sold over 11 million units and the franchise total is over 25 million units, Take-Two CEO, Strauss Zelnick revealed.

Speaking at Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in New York, attended by Gamespot – Strauss Zelnick stated that 2K Games’ first-person series has been a crucial piece for the company’s success.

Take-Two: BioShock Franchise Is Really Important; Surpasses 25M Units 1

“It’s a really important intellectual property for the company. And while I don’t have any announcements to make, yes, it’s a really important franchise for us.”

The BioShock franchise developed by Irrational Games, led by creative director and co-founder of Irrational Games, Ken Levine.

BioShock was released for PC & Xbox 360 in 2007. A PS3 version in 2008. A sequel, BioShock 2 was released in 2010. The third installment was released in 2013, The three games combined have sold more than 25 million units.

Irrational Games was founded in 1997 by three former employees of Looking Glass Studios: Ken Levine, Jonathan Chey, and Robert Fermier as Irrational Games. In 2006, Take-Two Interactive purchased the studio and published games under 2K Games label. In 2014, Ken Levine closed Irrational Games to focus on narrative-driven games for Take-Two.

The BioShock series is currently with 2K Marin, do you think they’ll do justice to the franchise without Ken Levine? Let us know your opinions in the comment section below!


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Source: Gamespot

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