What is Borderlands?
Borderlands is a shooter-looter from Gearbox Software that combines first-person shooter mechanics with RPG greatness. A co-op adventure that consists of looting, shooting, levelling up, completing various missions and did I mention looting?
Borderlands was originally released on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2009, then Borderlands 2 came in 2012 and finally, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel released in 2014. Telltale games released Tales From The Borderlands, a spin-off to the series in 2014 also.
Now, in 2019 Gearbox have FINALLY announced Borderlands 3 is coming September 13th!
What do we know about Borderlands 3
Gearbox Software officially announced the much anticipated Borderlands 3 during their conference at PAX on April 3rd. Here's the trailer:
But what do we actually know about the game itself?
Sounds good, right? There are also 4 editions of the game to pre-order:
- Borderlands 3 Standard Edition - Includes base game. Pre-order bonus: Gold weapon skins & weapon trinket
- Borderlands 3 Deluxe Edition - Includes the base game as well as some in-game digital content;
- Retro Cosmetic Pack: Vault Hunter head & skin, Echo Device skin, weapon skin;
-Neon Cosmetic Pack: Vault Hunter head & skin, Echo Device skin, weapon trinket;
-Gearbox Cosmetic Pack: weapon skin, weapon trinket;
-Toy Box Weapon Pack: 2 Toy guns, Toy grenade mod, weapon trinket;
-XP & Loot Drop Boost Mods; Pre-order bonus: Gold weapon skins & weapon trinket.
- Borderlands 3 Super Deluxe Edition - Includes base game as well as all the Deluxe Edition content plus the season pass which includes;
-Four campaign DLC packs featuring new stories, missions and challenges;
-Butt Stallion weapon skin, weapon trinket, and grenade mod; Pre-order bonus: Gold weapon skins & weapon trinket.
- Borderlands 3 Diamond Loot Chest Collector's Editions - Includes the base game as well as the season pass, and all bonus digital content and pre-order bonus of the Super Deluxe Edition, plus: -Diamond Loot Chest Replica: Featuring a functional retractable lid, this chest is perfect for storing your real-world loot; -Borderlands 3 character figurines (x10): Make room on your shelf for the whole crew, including the four new Vault Hunters, the fanatical Calypso Twins, and some of your favourite characters from the Borderlands universe! (Approximately 3” tall.); -Sanctuary 3 snap model: Construct your very own Sanctuary 3 model ship and display it proudly on its included stand; -Vault Key keychains (x4): Because you never know when you might stumble across an unopened Vault; -Cloth galaxy map: Discover new worlds beyond Pandora with Typhon DeLeon’s map of the Borderlands; -Character art lithographs (x5): Unique character prints starring the new Vault Hunters and fanatical Calypso Twins; -Borderlands 3 Steelbook case: A gorgeous metal case for any collector’s shelf.
They also have a Gameplay Reveal on May 1st, we can't wait to see what craziness they have in store for us.