Vault Hunters, Lock and Load! Gearbox Software and 2Khave announced that Borderlands 3, the next installment in the shooter-looter series, will launch worldwide on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on the Epic Games store September 13, 2019.
Borderlands 3 is a hilarious, story-driven, non-stop galactic thrill-ride, filled with colorful characters, epic enemies and boss fights, and literally billions of guns. In an all-new gameplay trailer released today, Gearbox and 2K show off the game’s unique brand of explosive, irreverent mayhem.
For the past several years, the team at Gearbox Software has been devoting every ounce of our passion, creativity and love into making Borderlands 3 the biggest, baddest and most ambitious Borderlands adventure we’ve ever made. Borderlands 3 is being crafted not only as a love letter to fans of the series, but also as an ideal entry point for new players to jump-in alone or cooperatively, on or off-line, in the latest and greatest installment of the definitive best-in-class benchmark shooter-looter.
Randy Pitchford, President and CEO, Gearbox Software
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 41 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 is one of the most recognized and celebrated franchises in gaming. We’re proud of the work and dedication of our partners at Gearbox, who are making a game that will not only reignite the millions of existing Borderlands fans but welcome a new generation of players into this beloved universe.
David Ismailer, President, 2K
In Borderlands 3, get ready to blast through new worlds and enemies as one of four brand new Vault Hunters – the ultimate treasure-seeking badasses of the Borderlands, each with deep skill trees, abilities, and customization.
Play solo or join with friends to take on insane enemies, collect bazillions of guns and loads of loot, and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy – the Calypso Twins.
Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?
For the first time, Borderlands 3 will support more Asian languages at launch on September 13, reflecting the strong commitment of Gearbox Software and 2K to provide passionate gamers in Asia a richer and more immersive gameplay experience.
Localized voice-over, subtitle and menu support will be available in Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese, and subtitle and menu support available for Traditional Chinese.
At launch on September 13, Borderlands 3 will be available for PC exclusively through the Epic Games store. Borderlands 3 will be available on additional PC digital storefronts in April 2020.
Borderlands 3 will be available in 3 loot-tastic editions – Standard @ $59.99 USD, Deluxe @ $79.99 USD and Super Deluxe @ $99.99 USD.
Additionally, Gearbox and 2K have also released an Ultra HD Texture Pack that increases the visual fidelity of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection on consoles, and provides a visual upgrade for Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and all the game add-ons for both titles on PC.
The Ultra HD Texture Pack is free to both new and existing product owners. On PlayStation 4 Pro, the texture pack will appear as downloadable content on the digital product page forBorderlands: The Handsome Collection. On PC and Xbox One X, players will have the option to download the texture pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands 2 separately.