A prequel e-book to Bioshock Infinite named Bioshock Infinite: Mind in Revolt, will be released worldwide on February 12th, 2013 on the Amazon Kindle.
The product description on Amazon.com states:
"BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt is a roughly 30-page e-book that provides insight into the mysterious sky-city of Columbia prior to the events of BioShock Infinite"
The e-book is written by Joe Fielder and Ken Levine, both from Irrational Games’.
Joe Fielder states in a written press release and the Bioshock Infinite site:
“Since we first announced BioShock Infinite, our fans have asked for more information about Columbia and the complex cast of characters that inhabit the floating city. After reading the e-book, players will have a better understanding of BioShock Infinite’s world, the struggle between its factions, and the motivations of key characters, like rebel leader Daisy Fitzroy, without spoiling the mysteries of BioShock Infinite.”
This e-book will be free for those that pre-order the game, Bioshock Infinite at Amazon.com Additionally, for those who pre-order will also receive the Industrial Revolution flash-based puzzle game. Industrial Revolution, developed by Lazy 8 Studios, includes 60 puzzles that increase with each level.
If you are interested in buying Bioshock Infinite: Mind in Revolt e-book separately, it will be available for download for $2.99.
Bioshock Infinite is set to hit store shelves in North America on March 26th, 2013.
Do pre-order bonuses tend to help you decide if you buy a game on day one?
Source: Press release & Bioshock Infinite website.