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Borderlands® 3 is Now Available Worldwide!
Mayhem has arrived! Borderlands 3, the next installment in the genre-defining shooter-looter series, is out now across all regions
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Today, 2K and Gearbox Software are proud to announce that Borderlands® 3, the next installment in the award-winning, genre-defining shooter-looter series, is now available worldwide on PlayStation® 4, Xbox One, and PC via the
This release marks the culmination of nearly five years of development and re-establishes the series as a true genre leader, with best-in-class shooting, deeper-than-ever customization, irreverent humor and memorable characters, and intuitive, innovative cooperative multiplayer gameplay. To see the official cinematic launch trailer, please click here.
“There is something special about seeing an idea start and watching that idea go through multiple people who each contribute their effort and their talent to make the idea a reality,” wrote Borderlands 3 Creative Director
Early critics agree, Borderlands is back and better than ever. IGN awarded Borderlands 3 a 9/10, noting “its arsenal of fun is unmatched.” Meristation proclaimed the game is “destined to become a classic,” while Shacknews deemed it “an absolute masterpiece.” Destructoid described Borderlands 3 as “a hallmark of excellence,” and USgamer called the game “an absolute blast.”
The franchise, which combines the exhilarating action of a first-person shooter with the rich progression and loot systems of a role-playing game, has sold-in more than 48 million units worldwide to date. The most popular title in the series – Borderlands 2 – still draws in more than one million unique monthly users more than six years after the game’s initial release in 2012.
Borderlands 3 expands and improves many of the key features that made the series a critical and commercial success, while also introducing innovative new concepts to its proven formula, including:
With multiple editions chock-full of digital bonus content, fans can pick the loot-splosionthat’s right for them: the Borderlands 3 Standard Edition is available for
Finally, the Borderlands 3 Super DeluxeEdition is available for
Developed from the ground up with AMD, Borderlands 3 will take full advantage of the most powerful PC hardware available, and is optimized for top performance and incredible gaming experiences on AMD Radeon™ graphics cards and Ryzen™ processors. Please note that, while Borderlands 3 is currently available on PC exclusively through the
Developed by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 3 is rated “M for Mature” by the ESRB. For more information on Borderlands 3, please visit borderlands.com.
For fans, launch is only beginning. As revealed at PAX West, 2K and Gearbox Software will continue support Borderlands 3 with free seasonal content updates and free raid-like events called Takedowns, the first of which are scheduled to go live this fall. In addition, 2K and Gearbox plan to release four major downloadable campaign expansions, available collectively with purchase of a “season pass” or individually upon release. The first of these DLC packs is scheduled to launch this winter. For additional details, please refer to this blog.
In order to keep the community engaged and apprised of all this upcoming content, 2K and Gearbox have created The Borderlands Show, a monthly video program hosted by Kinda Funny’s
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From the minds at Gearbox Software, Borderlands is the critically acclaimed shooter-looter franchise that started it all, combining intense first-person shooter gameplay with extensive role-playing progression in an exhilarating and irreverent four-player cooperative experience. Each iteration of the series features new player characters (known as Vault Hunters) with customizable skills, as well as diverse, imaginative environments filled with unique missions and enemies. Borderlands also boasts literally bazillions of guns, grenades, and loot thanks to its sophisticated weapon generation system—aside from unique Legendary items, no two weapons are exactly alike!
About Gearbox Software
Gearbox Software is an award-winning, independent developer of interactive entertainment based in
Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes global interactive entertainment for console and handheld gaming systems, personal computers and mobile devices, with product availability including physical retail and digital download. The Company is home to many talented development studios, including Visual Concepts, Firaxis Games, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy Games and 2K
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