2K and Irrational Games have announced today that BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt, an e-book prequel to the upcoming highly anticipated game, BioShock Infinite, will be available for the Amazon Kindle beginning February 12, 2013 for $2.99 but will be free for those who pre-order the game through Amazon.
The book, written by Irrational Games’ own Joe Fielder and Ken Levine, explores Columbia prior to the events of BioShock Infinite. According to Fielder, the book is designed to give players and fans of the series “a better understanding of BioShock Infinite’s world, the struggle between its factions, and the motivations of key characters.”
You can check out some art from the digital book below (click thumbs to enlarge):
Another bit of side news today: Also available worldwide for free to those who pre-order BioShock Infinite is the Industrial Revolution Pack, which gives access to three in-game items that boost combat abilities, 500 bonus in-game currency, five lock picks, and the Industrial Revolution puzzle game which unlocks stories of Columbia, allowing players to pledge their allegiance to the Vox Populi or Founders through Facebook.
BioShock Infinite is set to release worldwide on March 26, 2013 for PS3, XBox 360, and PC.