Anyway I keep learning about details in BaS that contradict Bioshock 2. Ken hates Bioshock 2. Lamb was in prison during all of the events that take place during BS1 and BaS. Bioshock 2 is canon in the same way Deep Space Nine or Voyager are both official Star trek canon. I can't say [BioShock 2] is absolutely my vision of a BioShock game, because I didn't make it.". © Valve Corporation. Bioshock 2 is a better game than Bioshock 1, in both gameplay and story. Who knows at this point. We've known that since it came out. It makes sense that there wouldn't be any story connections to Burial at Sea since BS2 takes place 10 years after BS1 and BaS takes place even before BS1. I hate infinite and BaS. Only the man, the city, the lighthouse and the other consistencies are definite. The (canon) prequel novel references characters and events from Bioshock 2, while Burial at Sea doesn't. All rights reserved. (SPOILERS). New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The thing is I really liked BioShock 2 (I'm probably in the minority but owell) and I still consider it a BioShock story. Possibly an alternate universe and could lead to a new Bioshock following it's timeline. However, Bioshock 2 story wise is terrible, and completely unnecessary in Bioshock canon. IE, all of the past Battlefield games, some of the past Medal of Honor games (Allied and Pacific Assault spring to mind), and even Bioshock 2. This subreddit is dedicated to the BioShock game series. If so, no, as the whole series is owned and published by 2K. Just a different internal dev team made it while Irrational worked on Infinite. From what I've heard, with the exception of ultra-critical guys like Yahtzee, nobody really. Bioshock 2 takes place after Bioshock 1, which only exists as a parallel to Bioshock Infinite. Its story covers events from the creation of Rapture until a point before the first game starts. I can't decide whether bio 1 or bio 2 is my favorite . "Q: Do you consider BioShock 2 to be part of the canon? because after playing BaS and Bas 2 I haven't seen any single mention of someone in that game. Not just as bioshock games but as games in general they are very bad. The Alpha Series COULD bond, but the bond was so screwed up that it wasn't implemented with the normal Big Daddies. I understand the question but in terms of 'canon', for me, it's all kind of made up. A rights issue? Possibly an alternate universe and could lead to a new Bioshock following it's timeline. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Bioshock 2 isn't Canon. bioshock 2's gameplay is actually better than both bioshock 1 and infinite altogether. The tail section of the plane falling into the ocean after the credits of BaS Ep. BS2 in fact has more in common with BSI than BS1 in my opinion. I REALLY hope someone can refute me on this. I feel Infinite did it right in that it was more Bioshock but a completely different world that ends up having an interesting connection yet maintains its own narrative. Does Burial at Sea Episode 2 make BioShock 2 NOT canon? However, the Burial at Sea DLC establishes that the good ending of BioShock is canon. Bioshock 2 canon? There, I said it, and I would say it again. BioShock: Rapture is a science fiction novel set in the eponymous BioShock universe and was released on July 19th, 2011.1 It was written by John Shirley, and published by Tor Books in the U.S.A. and Titan Books in the United Kingdom. Eat it, Ken Latrine. I dunno about you, but I'll trust a licensed novel over a plot hole-riddled DLC. Bioshock 2 isn't Canon. While they, like the rest of the game, is there for fun, they also serve the purpose of furthering the story. There's literally no reason why it wouldn't be canon. He considers it canon, but its not a view of Rapture that absolutely reflects his original vision. Bioshock 2 is canon, Adonis Luxury Resorts is mentioned in Burial At Sea Part 2 According to the wiki Adonis is mentioned in BAS2 I haven't played part 2 yet but now I'm excited that Ken Levine actually acknowledged Bioshock 2. But we're either all in or all out. It's not something we worked on and it's not something we had any involvement in. Just a different internal dev team made it while Irrational worked on Infinite. I'd go with Burial at Sea being non-canon, between the two: there's so many inconsistencies and plot holes punched into the Bioshock 1 and 2 story arc by what happens with it that it just feels easier to stick with the whole "'CAUSE INFINITE REALITIES" take on its version of Rapture's downfall. So it can't be canon. So theirs another arguement that BioShock 2 is canon, I still think BioShock 2 is the worst of the trilogy, but its still one of the best games out their and is worthy of the BioShock name. Bioshock 2 could exist in another probable universe making it canon. I can't think of a reason why it wouldn't be canon. I'm assuming you mean copyright? It's as canon as other three, although it is absolutely more a side story to the Irrational games. Bioshock 2 has none of that, it just takes place after 1, thus it's only one of an infinite number of events that happened after 1. Bioshock Infinite demonstrates the existence of multiple universes, so technically every ending is canon in some reality. Bioshock 2 is not cannon. It's as canon as other three, although it is absolutely more a side story to the Irrational games. Game asks permission to change then closes. One thing I just remembered is that the Adonis Luxury Resort does appear on a picture at Atlas's hideout. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). We've known that since it came out. I know that s an unpopular opinion but I don't think it will ever change. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. It's assumed to be canon, as we've never heard (to my knowledge) anything from Levine stating otherwise. someone pointed out in another thread that many dates, events and other such things don't match up at all. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Bioshock 2 is considered canon, it's a Bioshock game published by 2k just like all the other three. But Sofia Lamb was in Rapture as of 1959, how come she didn't have any appearance? Bioshock 2 is considered canon, it's a Bioshock game published by 2k just like all the other three. Is this a rights issue, I presume? KL: Uhm… Yeah, you know. The Canon ending is that Jack is good, saves the little sisters, rescues at least five of them by taking them out of Rapture, and Tanenbaum starts a Little Sister orphanage where she cares for them. All is well and the games can all coexist. 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