Some items may add health but reduce salts (and vice versa), like cigarettes and alcohol. It can be unlocked by either beating BioShock Infinite for the first time or on consoles by entering the Konami Code (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B [cancel], A [confirm]) while in the game menu. Spend your money carefully, this difficulty makes you lose 100 Silver Eagles if you die. Entering the Konami Code at the main menu. Pick up all of the infusions! If you die, the respawn cost has increased to $100. Together, they learn to harness an expanding arsenal of weapons and abilities, as they fight on zeppelins in the clouds, along high-speed Sky-Lines, and down in the streets of Columbia, all while surviving the threats of the air-city and uncovering its dark secret. Inability to change difficulty during play. 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Enemies will regain a large amount of their health upon the event of Booker respawning. Two guns are better than one! It is highly recommended to buy the Possession upgrade: Don't jump from high platforms, as it will likely cause unnecessary fall damage. There are fewer Player respawn areas and checkpoints. As you pick up infusions, focus on maxing out your shield first, whilst health and salts are also important, the shield can regenerate on its own and supplement Booker’s health bar. 1999 Mode is an unlockable game mode in BioShock Infinite. Search through everything. If you have insufficient funds to respawn upon death, the game will boot you to the main menu and you will have to start all over again. The 1999 Mode can be unlocked in two different ways: By completing the Bioshock Infinite campaign on any difficulty. You can no longer use the Navigation arrow to show you where to go. Whilst playing through 1999 Mode, there are a few changes to the standard gameplay that should be noted before you begin. Beating the game on this difficulty earns the. Remove ads and unlock special features, Chapter 11: Return to Hall of Heroes Plaza. Enemies recover 100% health when you're revived. Enjoy the journey of Bioshock Infinite, finding everything along the way. Enemies drop less ammo when killed and there is less ammo lying around in the environment. Entering the Konami Code at the main menu. Try not to draw attention to yourself and take advantage of the stealth gameplay, as Elizabeth is very vulnerable and doesn't have a Shield. 1999 Mode is an unlockable mode of gameplay that is more difficult than the "Hard" setting. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 1999 Mode can be unlocked in one of three ways: We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. 1999 Mode can be unlocked in one of three ways: Complete BioShock Infinite for the first time. This was changed when the Gear limit was shrunk down to four and they became randomized on each playthrough. BioShock Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Why not join us today? They will grant you access to extra infusions, equippable gear and safes containing precious silver dollars. Find and use your lock picks. Shields take a few seconds longer to start regenerating and will also recharge at a slower rate than usual. The more shields you have the longer you can live in a fight! By continuing you confirm you have read and agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy/Cookie Policy. Multiplayer: Sinclair Solutions Tester Pack, https://bioshock.fandom.com/wiki/1999_Mode?oldid=324067. Enter the Konami Code (Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B ["Cancel"], A ["Confirm"]) while on the game's main menu. These include: There is no doubt that 1999 mode is much more challenging than the standard difficulties and the tweaks to gameplay change the focus of gameplay a great deal. Respawn cost increases to $100, and the player will be sent back to the main menu if they don't have enough. [citation needed]. There is less money lying around in this mode and you need it for both upgrading your weapons/vigors AND respawning, so it is imperative to check every object and grab every silver eagle you come across. As this is the case, here are a few tips and tricks that will help you out in completing the 1999 Mode and make your progress through it a little less painful. Go through anything from trashcans to corpses. Forced to trust one another, Booker and Elizabeth form a powerful bond during their daring escape. Difficulty cannot be changed during gameplay. The third game in the popular Bioshock series, BioShock: Infinite breaks away from the underwater setting of the first two games to take players into the floating city of Columbia. As such, you will want to only upgrade one or two weapons (one long range and one short-mid range) and a vigor or two that you feel comfortable with.