PlaystationTrophies Got a news tip?

Go Back > Xbox 360 Retail Games > Shooter > BioShock
Subscribe    Donate

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-14-2012, 10:21 PM   #511
D4RTH G4TOR's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 151
Send a message via AIM to D4RTH G4TOR

Gamertag: ConfusedMuscles
I can confirm that the difficulty switch does work. As soon as you drain the last plasmid hit start, change difficulty to hard then push start again.

GT: ConfusedMuscles

65 completed games
D4RTH G4TOR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2012, 12:37 AM   #512
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Vermont
Posts: 5

Gamertag: x802 Monk
Originally Posted by dethklok View Post
dont you feel so special, want a medal? that doesnt help the discusion on this thread. that was a useless post
So is yours
BRB1011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 01:09 AM   #513
Hamburger29's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 10

Gamertag: Hamburger29
Still works. Just got both achievements after playing the whole campaign on easy and changing to hard to fight Fontaine. No deaths.
Hamburger29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2012, 06:31 AM   #514
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 42

Gamertag: warborn718
Why in the world do devs let glitches like this exist? Hard difficulties bring out the true potential in a game, i don't see how people have fun by getting one-shot kills and hardly ever dying through the whole game. Its like getting the achievement is more fun to some of you than actually playing the game for what it's worth.
warborn718 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 05:57 PM   #515
Lordji's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Grenoble (France)
Posts: 128

Gamertag: Lordji
What a joke. Started on hard, brought it down to easy during Neptune's thingy, then did what was mentioned above and no achievement. Don't have the DLC though, i'll try later if that matters.
Lordji is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 06:00 PM   #516
Iceskater101's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Midwest
Posts: 2,405

Gamertag: iceskater101

Awards Showcase 1,000 Posts   Gamer Chick!
Total Awards: 2 (more» ...)
Wish I would have read this before completing the whole game on hard again. It doesn't matter though I love the game. Though I am still stuck on the boss battle on hard. Fontaine pisses me off. lol

credits to DEG23
Iceskater101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 07:09 PM   #517
Lordji's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Grenoble (France)
Posts: 128

Gamertag: Lordji
Ok did everything with the DLC, the cache, whatever, nothing. I hate these glitchy achievements.


Ok well for those wondering, the best thing would be to redo a run in easy, having vita chambers turned off (on on, haha), and go through the game as quickly as possible. It took me 4h15 from "new game" to "achievement unlocked", I rushed and was low on ammo at some time but all in all, as long as you have 80 electric gel for the boss, it's gonna be easy.

Last edited by Lordji; 09-13-2012 at 11:36 PM.
Lordji is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 01:40 AM   #518
BlazeFlareon's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Illinois, United States
Posts: 6

Gamertag: blazeflareon
Yes! Thanks bro!
Current Games
Red Dead Redemption
Beautiful Katamari
Dark Souls

Completed Games
Retail: 0 (1 excluding DLC)
Arcade: 4

Special Thanks to Rooster Teeth and Achievement Hunter
BlazeFlareon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 09:17 PM   #519
fps christian
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 14

Gamertag: fps Christjan
I already started playing this game on hard. Can I switch to easy in the middle of my playthrough or do I need to choose easy from the begining to make this work?
fps christian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2013, 09:31 PM   #520
VforVendetta's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 40

Gamertag: VforVendettaXBL
Awesome! I was afraid I was going to have to restart.
I'm just going to change the difficulty before fighting him rather than when I'm just about to kill him.

I did miss this one audio diary in Rapture Central Control, but good thing I have another save file with it. Looks like I don't need to restart after all.
VforVendetta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2013, 06:46 PM   #521
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 3

Gamertag: dratpons
Great find - thanks for the head-up! I just tried this and it worked fine for me.
dratpons is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2013, 09:51 PM   #522
The Carrot Cake Kid
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 449

Just completed it using this method. Thanks to all who contributed.
The Carrot Cake Kid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2013, 11:25 PM   #523
gimme a hell ya
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 177

Gamertag: gimme a hell ya
still works as of today thanks for the tips guys
gimme a hell ya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2013, 03:14 AM   #524
Reaqer's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 8

Gamertag: Reaqer
This still works? I have to go try it now.

Reaqer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2013, 05:39 PM   #525
DaLoneWolfman's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: California
Posts: 26

Gamertag: Ominous crows
Yep totally works. Did it just now.

DaLoneWolfman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2013, 02:40 PM   #526
AmbaLaBamba's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bolton, England, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,110

Gamertag: AmbaLaBamba

Awards Showcase Road Map - Bronze   Donator - Level 1   Over Achiever - Bronze   1,000 Posts   Achievement Guide - Bronze   Gamer Chick!
Total Awards: 6 (more» ...)
Okay so deleted my last post and reposted this as I wanted people to see it, also didn't want to double post.

Originally Posted by MyPetWorm View Post
1: Make sure you DLC is working properly. I.e, make sure the "Turn Vita Chambers On/Off" option is in your options, if it isn't, you will need to re-download it from another account on the same xbox. Related thread.
2: Start the game on easy, and turn the Vita chambers off. If you use one, it will ruin that playthrough for getting Brass Balls. Obviously, get to the very end of the game.
3: Save before the final boss battle. Then, beat him like normal up to the final Adam taking. When you walk up to him and get the option to "Press A", this is where the trick comes in.

-Immediatly after pressing A, press start.
-Go to the options, and head down to the difficulty.
-Press left to change it to Hard, then press start to get out of the menu, not B.
-Watch the movie, and as it starts the non-ingame movie you should get the achievements.

I just did this about 10mins ago, you can look at my account to see, so it still works.
This method here worked perfectly for me, I tried for an hour doing other peoples methods but none of them worked. I tried this (downloaded the DLC as I didn't have it, it's the FREE tonics ones) and it worked perfectly the first time.

If you want to try this method to get the two achievements try this one and follow the steps as listed, it was even correct at the timing in which the achievements popped!

[ PSNP / TrueTrophies / TrueAchievements]
Blank friend requests are deleted.

AmbaLaBamba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2013, 07:29 AM   #527
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Germany
Posts: 149

Gamertag: dersuedwanderer
Confirmed. Great finding, thank you!
dersuedwanderer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2013, 10:35 AM   #528
Subscribing Member
Aceman417's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,196

Gamertag: Aceman417

Awards Showcase Subscriber - Bronze   Impossible Trinity - Silver   Submit - Bronze   1,000 Posts   Over Achiever - Bronze   XBA Promoter   Donator - Level 1
Total Awards: 7 (more» ...)
When I did this achievement (a while back) using this glitch I am positive on my easy playthrough I used a vita-chamber. This happen to anyone else?
Aceman417 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2013, 06:46 PM   #529
supadryz's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 1,524

Gamertag: supadryz

Awards Showcase 1,000 Posts   Donator - Level 1
Total Awards: 2 (more» ...)
Shocking never knew about this, right think its time to grab the German copy. Should be a breeze as I know this game like the back of my hand.
Xbox Live/Twitter/Twitch/Instagram - supadryz - Feel free to follow

Last edited by supadryz; 05-18-2013 at 06:49 PM.
supadryz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2013, 09:02 AM   #530
Direkin's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 香Hong Kong港
Posts: 2,281

Gamertag: Direkin

Awards Showcase Staff Club - Shinobi273   Arcade Crazy - Bronze   Over Achiever - Silver   Adhere to the Creed Franchise Club - Tier 1   Staff Club - Rajeanero   Staff Club - DEG23   Staff Club - DeekBoy   Submit - Bronze   Staff Club - Nozza x360a   XBA Promoter   1,000 Posts
Total Awards: 11 (more» ...)
Awesome! Glad to hear it still works. Will give it a try after I finish my first run.

Originally Posted by Shabba View Post
The mirror is staring right at the post which reads you are............. So hilarious that english makes them their posting.... Well done cheevo for confirming that you....... You must be drunk to not realise that or just another incoherent fool..
Originally Posted by Gackt View Post
heh...don't try to reason with the masses my friend, tis a waste of time
Direkin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 07:05 PM   #531
HumorousObject's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: NoPo, FL
Posts: 39

Gamertag: HumorousObject

Awards Showcase Gamer Chick!
Total Awards: 1 (more» ...)
Not sure if anyone has really posted it recently but yes it still works. What I remember doing was beating Atlas the first time on easy and reloading my save and changing the difficulty to "Hard". I then began fighting Atlas beginning to end in Hard. It was actually easy for some reason. Just make sure you can turn your Vita-Chambers on/off or it won't work for some odd reason.
Note: Does not work with Bioshock 2 or Bioshock Infinite.
HumorousObject is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-29-2013, 02:38 AM   #532
Join Date: May 2011
Location: NYC
Posts: 58

Gamertag: DEADHEAD60K
As of 12/28/13 the glitch still works. I switched to hard when the last adam was halfway drained.
DEADHEAD60K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2014, 06:51 PM   #533
ClayMan LD
ClayMan LD's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: France
Posts: 6

Gamertag: ClayMan LanDay
I'm a bit ashamed, but that still works.
ClayMan LD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 09:39 AM   #534
mcnichoj's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: ঢাকা, পিলখান, কলা÷
Posts: 2,914

Gamertag: mcnichoj

Awards Showcase 2,500 Posts   Xbox One Maximum Clubs Novice   Arcade Crazy - Bronze
Total Awards: 3 (more» ...)
Originally Posted by DEADHEAD60K View Post
As of 12/28/13 the glitch still works. I switched to hard when the last adam was halfway drained.
The whole point of these posts is in case of patches, with two more games in the series out it's safe to say they haven't put out any new patches.
I made the beat retarded so I'm calling it a slowjam

I've got time. I'm just waiting here to kill my oldest friend."
mcnichoj is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:56 AM.