Questions tagged [bioshock-infinite]

The third episode of the BioShock series, which takes place in the floating city of Columbia. You play Booker DeWitt, who is sent to the city to rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned there.

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HUD/UI freeze and stutter in Bioshock Infinite

I've played Bioshock Infinite for about 18 hours and started to notice some UI freezes in the game, that have made the game unplayable. The UI started to freeze as soon as I tried to loot some NPC or ...
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What happened to Prime Elizabeth after Burial at Sea?

At the end of the Burial at Sea DLC, we see that: So does that mean based on the ending of both the Burial at Sea DLCs. Are both Prime Comstock/Booker and Prime Elizabeth dead?
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Elizabeth's necklace changes to the opposite?

To be clear: this isn't a question about whether or not choosing one necklace or the other has an impact on gameplay, or a duplicate of Elizabeth's Brooch - follow-up question, since (please read ...
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Remapping TAB Key in BioShock Infinite?

Is there a way to remap the TAB key? It won't do it through the in-game GUI because it says it's reserved, even though it does the same thing as the escape key. Is it possible to do it through editing ...
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When was this quote from in Bioshock Infinite?

I just finished playing this game and I love the quotes from the Lutece Twins. I found this quote from here: Robert Lutece: I told you they'd come. Rosalind Lutece: No, you didn't. ...
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Elizabeth and Booker saying things like “huh”

In BioShock Infinite, as I walk around I'll hear Elizabeth or Booker say "huh", "hmmm", etc. Does this mean anything? It doesn't seem to happen when I do anything specific like standing around for too ...
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Does the season pass include all Bioshock Infinite DLC?

I have Bioshock Infinite for the PS3 and I'm trying to complete the trophy list for that game. I see that the game has 3 DLCs with trophies, if I buy the DLCs separately I will spend about 35€ I ...
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Confusion about the ending of Bioshock: Infinite

My friend can not understand why Comstock dies, but Booker does not. In the game, you find out that Comstock is Booker, from an alternate timeline. He thinks that both have to die, and that since ...
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Can I smoke and drink myself to perfect health?

Cigarettes give me salt at the expense of health. Booze gives me health at the expense of salt. Do these effects balance out, or is there a net positive effect? In other words, can I sustain myself on ...
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Why are Vox Repeater upgrades unavailable?

The only Vox weapon upgrades available at the Minuteman's Armory is for the Burstgun. I am unable to upgrade the Vox Repeater. (Playing on PC and just got the Undertow vigor.) Is this a glitch, or...?
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Are weapon upgrades permanent or just for that particular instance of a gun?

In Bioshock Infinite, you can only hold two weapons at once. If I upgrade say, my pistol and later drop my pistol for a shotgun, do I have to re-buy the weapon upgrade if I later pick up a different ...
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When did Lady Comstock die?

--- Spoilers ahead --- The historical timeline on the rotunda of the Hall of Heroes, states that, in 1895, A foul band of anarchists are found to be guilty of murdering Our Lady, and a new battle ...
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Bioshock Infinite Lutece Statue Transformation

In the beginning parts of the game, before the action starts, there's a statue of Lutece which transforms. It completes the transformation faster than I can get to it, so I can't see what it ...
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Locations of tears in Bioshock Infinite?

Okay, so I've got pretty well through Bioshock Infinite. After defeating I have to find three tears. I found the first one in the house with the infusion, but I can't seem to find the other two. ...
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Do we die when we jump off the edge?

In Bioshock Infinite, when we (Booker) jump off the edges, we respawn immediately and there is some kind of zapping sound also. (This is different than dying when health reaches zero) Is this dying ...
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Am I supposed to have no idea what's going on in the first few hours of play?

I've been playing for a while now, I'm apparently looking for a girl or something, but unless I missed it, there was absolutely no introduction to who I am, or what I am doing, what I'm looking for, ...
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Does the amount of people you kill and/or knock out change the ending in Bioshock Infinite's Burial at Sea part 2?

Without getting in to some spoiler-ish details, very early on in this DLC you are faced with the situation to knock out a person in your path. After doing so, and I'm going to have to paraphrase from ...
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After knocking out an enemy, will the enemy eventually wake up?

In Burial at Sea - Episode 2, after knocking out an enemy for the first time, Elizabeth comments that he's not gonna get up anytime soon. But since the enemy isn't dead, does that mean he'll ...
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What is the coin that Booker can't pick up?

I got this question from a gaming test in a local weekly magazine. And I've done a lot of searching on Google, reading wiki and different sites, but I can't find any information about this "coin" (not ...
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How do I get rid of these dark rectangles on the screen in Bioshock Infinite

I've already asked other people and looked all over and I can't find anyone else having this problem. And I don't have this problem on any other games. I already tried verifying the games cache (...
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Is there a way to bind TAB to a control?

I have been using TAB for walking backward in FPS games since the mid-90's. I have never come across a game that will not let me bind to TAB except for Bioshock Infinite. Is there a way to bind a ...
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Continuity: multiple Elizabeths in the same reality?

Warning: There Be Spoilers Ahead This brings up a number of questions: Why was Songbird looking for Elizabeth in the first place, when she's locked up safely? Why is Comstock telling the party that "...
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What is the flaming city seen in the distance from the lighthouse?

When you are walking up the lighthouse at the beginning of the game, if you look out a window or look at a certain direction from the top you can see a flaming city. What exactly is this? Is it ...
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Bioshock Infinite Vigor Vending Machine

I'm just at the part where Booker and the girl walk through a tear and Booker is suddenly a martyr for the vox. I've been passing by veni vedi vigor machines for quite a while now, but the only ...
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Can a Boy of Silence be killed?

If you startle him, a Boy of Silence sends his dwarfish minions to attack you and vanishes. Can a Boy of Silence be killed before he detects you and runs away? I have tried and failed, but perhaps ...
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Clash in the Clouds: Can money be used for anything?

I've completed every level (although not gotten every Blue Ribbon). Bought every Vigor and Weapon upgrade from both Vending Machines. Purchased every item in the Museum. And yet I still collect cash ...
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Where are the Boys of Silence?

I finished Bioshock Infinite, but I failed to see the infamous Boys of Silence everybody is talking about. Did I take any shortcut? Am I blind? Where are they supposed to appear? Thanks!
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Where do I find the First Cipher?

Where do I find the First Cipher in Bioshock: Infinite? I've looked just about everywhere in this map I can think of and can't find it. Anyone got any ideas?
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Is it possible to unequip a piece of Gear?

I found some Gear, but when given the option to either take it or equip it, I pressed buttons too quickly and equipped it right after examining it. Now I have some Gear on me that I don't want to use ...
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How do I revisit old areas in BioShock Infinite? [duplicate]

This is my first time playing the game and I've played for a few hours but I want to revisit locations I've already been to. How?
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What does vulnerability mean in BioShock Infinite?

I've been playing around with a lot of different vigors and weapons, and a lot of times I notice the words "vulnerable" pop up on the screen. This happens when I use Murder of Crows, Shock Jockey or ...
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Should I use the Hand cannon or the Shotgun for close-range combat?

I'm playing Bioshock Infinite with a build that I thought of - I use a sniper rifle as my long-range weapon of choice, and (currently) a shotgun for close-up crowd control. For the vigors, I generally ...
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How can I tell when I've missed a Voxophone?

I recently finished BioShock Infinite but didn't get the Eavesdropper achievement for collecting all of the Voxophones. How can I tell which areas contain Voxophones I missed?
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50% off Dollar Bill Machine in Bioshock Infinite “Vending Empty”

I'm in the Hall of Heroes and found a 50% off dollar bill vending machine. However the machine says "Vending Empty" when I walk up to it. Screenshot attached. Anyone else run into this and know why ...
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How can I get a Motorized Patriot to stand still long enough to shoot him in the gears?

I keep getting popups telling me that I can do extra damage by shooting the Motorized Patriot in the back. It seems he has incredible hearing, because no matter what I try, he seems to always be ...
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Are there any consistent differences between the Standard and Vox versions of a weapon?

In BioShock: Infinite, you generally see two versions of the same class of weapon, a standard one used by Columbia forces and another used by the Vox Populi. For example, the Columbia Carbine and the ...
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Where can I get a candyfloss for Elizabeth?

When you're at Battleship Bay with Elizabeth, if you idle in a number of areas you'll find her skimming stones or trying to lift an exercise ball and there's a couple of other little things that ...
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What's the purpose of the “Songbird Defense System” statues?

In Bioshock Infinite, there is a Comstock statue in her room, that starts playing a tune, and makes Elizabeth realize Songbird is coming back-- we also see these statues later in the game, sometimes ...
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Will Elizabeth warn me if I rely on her in combat too much?

In one of the original trailers, Elizabeth conjured a storm cloud, which Booker then electrified to damage everyone nearby. Afterward, Elizabeth was exhausted. Shortly after seeing that, I remember ...
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What, if anything, can I do with the “progessive” man in the Lansdowne Residence?

I'm wandering around in the Lansdowne Residence, and upon reaching the lowest floor, I came across a man who doesn't seem to want to attack me. He claims to be a "Progressive", whatever that is. I ...
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Achievement progress with Restart at Checkpoint

I am currently playing through the game a second time on 1999 mode. On this playthrough I am aiming to get the Eavesdropper and Sightseer achievements. Because being revived costs so much money, I ...
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Elizabeth's capture (spoiler)

Why would songbird capture our Elizabeth in the 2nd parallel universe when the Elizabeth of that universe was never saved by Booker (he died a martyr before he could reach her)? Was it simply because ...
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How old is Booker in the final scene, after the credits?

Well, I am confused after several days of deep thinking. The Booker that we play is 38 years old, Elizabeth is 20 (as I assume when referring to chalkboard in Monument Island where scientists ...
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What “futuristic” songs play during the game and when?

Minor spoilers warning We learn during the game that Albert Fink, Jeremiah's brother, was able to listen to music through Tears and claim it as his own. During the game, you can hear "oldified" ...
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What is the best way to kill the Siren on Hard in Bioshock Infinite?

I have been having a really hard time beating the 3 tears of Lady Comstock, I have been trying to kill her and her army of the undead with the shotgun, carbine, and a repeater/machine gun I pick from ...
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Why did this NPC think Elizabeth was someone named Annabelle?

Be careful, there are deep spoilers in the spoiler sections here. There is a part in Battleship Bay, as you're heading through the turnstile to the ticket stand, at the moment: where an NPC mistakes ...
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Why is it called “1999 Mode”?

I unlocked 1999 Mode for Bioshock Infinite, and I'm a little curious why they chose to call it "1999 Mode" instead of "Very Hard" or something like that. What was so special about 1999?
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Keep Bioshock Infinite FOV constant

Is there a way to keep the FOV (Field of View) constant in the PC version of the game? I really don't like how the FOV and mouse sensitivity varies when the character is running, and if possible ...
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Bioshock Infinite not loading autosaves

So for some reason, be it game or console related, my game has me stuck with my checkpoint set at the First Lady Aerodome. No matter how far I advance, if I try to quit or press "restart last ...