BioShock Infinite Language Settings FAQ

Does BioShock Infinite have full language packs?

Yes, BioShock Infinite is available with full language audio support and subtitles in several languages.  The audio dialogue and subtitles will both play in your preferred language, as determined by your platform settings.

What languages can I play BioShock Infinite in?

Copies of BioShock Infinite in most territories will have access to English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish localizations. 

Russian, Polish, and Japanese are only available in their respective territories.

I live in a CIS country, will EFIGS localization be available for me?

Yes, Russian and CIS copies will also have English, French, German, Italian and Spanish localization.  The same goes for Polish and Japanese copies.

For more information about the Russian and Polish-language versions of BioShock Infinite, please contact 1C Support:


Are save files in BioShock Infinite bound to one specific language?

No, you are free to change your system's language at any time.   Save files are compatible with any language pack.

How do I change the language that my game plays in?

In general, BioShock Infinite will play in the language detected by the platform's system settings.  On PC, it will play in its detected Steam settings.

Change your Xbox 360 console language

To change the language setting on your Xbox 360 console, follow these steps:

  1. Press the  button on your controller, go to , and then select .

    GuideSettingsSystem Settings
  2. Select Console Settings.
  3. Select Language and Locale.
  4. Select Language.
  5. Select the language that you want to use.
  6. The game should now launch in your selected language
  7. More information can be found at the following: http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-360/kinect/dashboard-or-hub-in-another-language

Change your PS3 console language

To change the language setting on your PlayStation 3 console, follow these steps:

  1. From the XMB (Playstation dashboard), select  Settings and press X
  2. Select System Settings and press X
  3. Select System Language and press X
  4. The menu will present a list of available languages to choose from. Select the language of your choice and press the X button to confirm.
  5. The game should now launch in your selected language
  6. More information can be found at the following: https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/504/~/change-ps3-system-language

Change your Steam language (PC)

In Steam, the language setting can be changed by either changing the global language settings for your Steam Client, or by changing the properties for just this game.  To change the language settings specific to BioShock Infinite in Steam, follow these steps:

  1. Log into your Steam account
  2. Right click on BioShock Infinite from the Steam game library and choose Properties.
  3. Go to the Language tab
  4. Select the language you wish to use from the drop-down menu
  5. Click OK
  6. Upon launching the game, Steam will download and install the required language files.
  7. Once the language files are installed, you should be able to launch the game in your preferred language.
  8. More information can be found on the following page: 
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