Developer Gearbox and publisher 2K today confirmed that Borderlands 3, the next full instalment in the original shooter-looter franchise, is in development. They also showed off a gameplay-filled trailer as a love letter to all the dedicated fans who’ve been eagerly anticipating the series’ return. More information about Borderlands 3 will be available starting April 3. Watch the Reveal trailer and “Mask of Mayhem” teaser below:
Mask of Mayhem:
In addition to confirming Borderlands 3, Gearbox and 2K also announced Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition. With brand new weapons, substantial visual upgrades, quality of life improvements, all four add-on packs, and more, Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition is the brand new definitive version of the award-winning 2009 first-person shooter/role-playing game hybrid Borderlands, available now for the first time on current generation consoles.
Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition launches April 3, 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC – that’s next week! For more information about exactly what’s new and different relative to the original Borderlands, watch the trailer:
HD updates are coming for the rest of the core Borderlands titles as well thanks to the Ultra HD Texture Pack. This free, optional download increases the visual fidelity of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection and its DLC on consoles, and provides a visual upgrade for Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and all their DLC on PC. Players will best appreciate all the added detail at 4K resolution, but improvements can be enjoyed on other displays as well.
All new and existing product owners will be able to download the texture pack starting April 3, 2019, making the Borderlands back catalogue even more enticing for fans who cannot wait to play Borderlands 3. Yet another trailer to fulfil your borderlands hype:
Finally, Gearbox and 2K also revealed that all existing Borderlands 2 DLC will be added to Borderlands 2 VR on PlayStation VR in summer 2019 and will be free for all players. Gearbox already responded to fan feedback earlier this year by adding AIM Controller support to the game; now they’re going even further by including all four content add-on packs: Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty, Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage, Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, and Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep. More details will be announced in the coming months.
This truly is « The year of Borderlands »!