Borderlands 3 is a first person looter shooter role playing game developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games.
It is the fourth mainline entry in the Borderlands series, and takes place shortly after the events of Tales from the Borderlands.
Gearbox and 2K's looter shooter has been rated for the Nintendo Switch, suggesting it could be making its way over to the hybrid platform.
Franchise sales are over 77 million sold-in, up by two million from the previous quarter. Borderlands 2 is nearly at 27 million units sold-in.
Gearbox's looter shooter replaces Prey, Jotun: Valhalla Edition, and Redout: Enhanced Edition as the store's weekly free-to-claim title.
Borderlands 3 has supported cross-play on all other platforms since July of last year, but will soon be bringing PlayStation into the fold as well.
It's still 2K Games' fastest selling till date though Borderlands 2 is still the best-selling with over 26 million units sold.
Gearbox's looter shooter has become the fastest-selling game in 2K Games' history, while the Borderlands series has collectively shipped 72 million units worldwide.
A now-confirmed Axios report reveals that a number of top Borderlands 3 developers have recently left Gearbox to create a new studio.
Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC and Stadia players can now matchmake together. An increased level cap and endless events are also live.
Cross-play for the looter shooter has been pulled from PlayStation, though the reasons haven't yet been explained.
It seems the recent PEGI rating was little more than an error.
Adds a new raid boss, murder mystery quests, and behind-the-scenes content.
The looter shooter could finally be coming to Nintendo's platform.
Despite having free PS5 upgrades, neither title is playable on the console via PS Now.
Three big titles join Sony's cloud gaming service soon.
Severe weather in Texas caused development to become "unavoidably disrupted."
A lot comes in the second half of Season Pass 2.
Gearbox's recent merger with the Embracer Group "does not change" 2K's relationship with the company.
Aspyr Media has also been acquired by the holding company.
The first week sees the storm progressing slower and more Rare loot dropping from enemies.
The looter shooter also launches for Xbox Series X/S today.
Drop in, collect the best loot and then extract to keep it.
New Skill Trees and Arms Race mode arrive on November 10th.
The looter shooter will be playable in 4K/60 FPS when the next-gen consoles launch.
Time to once again go to Heck.
It's not a battle royale mode or very narrative-driven though.
Up to four player split-screen co-op, cross-platform play, and more DLC also confirmed.
Venture into Krieg's deranged mind in search of Vaulthalla.
The not-so-sane Krieg is coming to Borderlands 3.
The looter shooter gets an extended free period.
Meanwhile, NBA 2K20 has sold 14 million units with the highest net bookings for the series.
A minimum of $5 is required to help out.
Check out the newest planet Gehenna and the new allies you'll meet.
A brand new set of characters, new foes and new mechanics are coming in the third campaign DLC.
NBA and The Outer Worlds also enjoy strong sales.
Earn new rewards in the latest seasonal event or work your way through the new Mayhem Mode.
The revamped end-game mode will offer new challenges and more streamlined progression.
It arrives alongside a patch that increases the level cap and adds new Guardian Rank skills.
It's out in April along with a new event, Revenge of the Cartels.
The delay in release didn't seem to slow down the player count.
The marriage is going to be a rough affair.
The Steam version comes with a nice incentive.
Crossplay and how to transfer saves between platforms also revealed.
The marriage of Wainwright & Hammerlock is a dangerous affair.
It will include cross-play with the Epic Games Store.
Get ready to jump back into the looter shooter.
The third game in the franchise is seeing the same type of success as the previous titles.
Legendary drop rates will increase for every rare chest opened.
The scaled down Takedown at Maliwan Blacksite raid is also available.
Solo players can reap the rewards of this scaled down version of the raid.
The Borderlands 2 villain was originally planned to make a comeback.
The looter shooter is also discounted across various platforms including Stadia.
Check out the first 13 minutes of the upcoming DLC.
Someone very familiar to series fans might be returning...
The looter shooter is performing as well as you'd think.
Balanced for level 50 players, it offers the sequel's first "Invincible" boss.
A patch for performance and stability improvements is slated for next month.
A micropatch will deploy at 3 PM PDT to signal the event's arrival.
Till October 28th, Mayhem Mode players will see increased Anointed Gear drops and XP.
That's a lot of guns and loot.
New loot, weapon skin, enemies and more showcased in latest trailer.
No word on what that'll happen.
The heavy-hitting Flakker is finally cut down to size.
FIFA 20, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, and several other new releases also charted in the top 10.
Get a ton of skins for various things for the popular shooter.
Eridium will drop from standard enemies while Eridium purchases are discounted.
Looking for some unique Legendary items? These Rare Spawns might help.
Several Anointed Part and weapon hotfixes are also live.
Rare enemies like Rakkman and Mother of Grogans will have increased chances of appearing.
FL4K also sees some buffs to Rakk Attack! and Barbaric Yawp.
Meanwhile, while FL4K and Amara see some nerfs.
The patch is expected to go live by or before 3 PM PDT.
Gearbox opens the floodgates on some behind-the-scenes concept work.
Ain't no rest for the wicked when there are levels to gain. Here's how to hit max level quickly.
Create as many duplicate Legendaries as you want with this simple trick (on PC, at least).
More than 70 percent of the sales were digital.
Don't lose hope yet, Switch owners.
Head to head comparison between the PS4 Pro, Xbox One X and PC versions.
Ain't no rest for the wicked - here's how to get a leg up in the looter shooter's endgame.
The Halloween-themed event brings new aesthetics, costumes and weapons.
Torgue shotgun sticky ammo damage has also received a nerf.
A special Halloween-themed Twitch stream will detail some DLC.
Daemon X Machina debuts in fourth place.
Gearbox is "actively monitoring feedback" and "will have more to share soon."
Peak concurrent total was twice as high as the all-time concurrent peak for Borderlands 2, as per CEO Randy Pitchford.
PES 2020 and GreedFall also debut in the top 5.
Some handy pointers to get you started in Borderlands 3.
Update: The launch trailer is now officially live, courtesy of Gearbox.
It's nice to want things.
It's "concept art style", not "cel-shaded graphics."
The beginning of next week, reviews will start flooding in.
Seems the issue has been fixed on the Epic Games Store.
"At the end of the day, we decided we needed to move on," says Paul Sage.
Gearbox unveils the 2019 Fall/Winter content calendar for its looter shooter.
Those behind the scenes reflect on the long development cycle of the game.
True Vault Hunter Mode is also returning.
You'll need 75 GB of hard drive space for the game.
There's a lot to experience in Gearbox's newest looter shooter. Learn more about it here.
A cosmetic bundle with a Psycho Bandit skin and Claptrap back-bling is also available.
The two popular shooters are set to collide in some way.
It's a much more intense process than you probably expect.
"What we try to do is ensure that this [DRM] should not impede a person," says producer Chris Brock.
"It’s less systemic, it’s harder to make a lot of them, but it’s worth it," says Borderlands 3 producer Chris Brock.
A new mode and a returning one.
Vault Hunters, skills, loot, and much more laid out in this latest trailer.
GamingBolt sits down with Senior Producer Anthony Nicholson of Gearbox Software to talk about the upcoming looter shooter.
Base Xbox One will run at 30 FPS.
Gearbox's latest looter shooter contains heaps of changes and improvements.
The brother and sister duo are based heavily on personality heavy streamers
Gearbox's Chris Brock admits it's "hard to completely avoid it" when it comes to employee dedication.
Expect "a different aesthetic" and "a different vibe" with the DLC stories.
The series will continue on well past the third entry.
Just a gangster looting.
Not been the best day for the PC version of the hotly anticipated shooter.
New extensive gameplay footage on Eden-6 has also been released.
Probably gonna be the same on PS4 as well.
PC players won't be able to download the title before launch.
"If you’ve ever played a first person shooter game then you’ll feel right at home," says senior producer Anthony Nicholson.
Allot skill points and check out each Vault Hunter's augments.
Get a look at the dangerous planet in a new profile.
Gearbox finally offers a look at the mysterious hunter.
The use of the newest Unreal Engine cut down on the development cycle significantly.
Supersampling is also supported for 1080p displays favouring a higher resolution.
The new Siren's drive in life is explained in this latest character trailer.
Take a look at the upcoming looter shooter's opening minutes.
Borderlands 2 has sold 2 million copies in the last three months.
This month will see post-launch details at two separate conferences.
Gearbox Software Senior Producer Anthony Nicholson says there's a lot to dive into.
Learn more about the Gunner and her BFF/guardian mech.
Ready to hunt some Vaults?
A lone wolf hitman, Zane possesses three Action Skills to even the odds.
"We want to make sure that people can play literally any way that they want," says senior producer Anthony Nicholson.
Rhys wages a war against Maliwan on Promethea.
Can you smell what Claptrap is cooking?
"There’s nothing in the game that people don’t like, right?" says senior producer Anthony Nicholson. Well, he's not wrong.
Everything you need to know about Borderlands 3.
It's not "actual gameplay", but the spontaneous musical is amusing to watch.
Cross-play won't be there at launch, but Gearbox plans to pursue it at some point.
Guns that bounce, guns that shot hamburgers, and guns with legs? That's good variety alright.
FL4K the Beastmaster might finally get his own gameplay trailer.
Point out loot chests, enemies, and friendly NPCs for your allies a la Apex Legends.
Borderlands will continue to place an emphasis on storytelling with the upcoming sequel.
"We wanted to make this the best co-op experience possible, even when you’re playing alone," says senior producer Anthony Nicholson.
A look at the the world of Pandora.
Claptrap signs on with a network, and immediately regrets it.
Hence the long gap between Borderlands 2 and the upcoming sequel.
Senior Producer Anthony Nicholson details Borderlands 3's improved combat.
The developers are promising the third game will be a long haul.
Check out the Vault Hunter's abilities and skills, along with some good ol' looting and shooting.
Guardian System also revealed, which applies bonuses to all of your characters.
31 games have been confirmed, with more announcements coming at E3 and beyond.
New loot, new areas, new bosses, and an increased level cap are included.
Gearbox Publishing boss John Vignocchi just got his "dream job".
Could this E3 see some unexpected DLC announcements?
The game will also be playable at 2K's booth.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2, Oxygen Not Included, and even Borderlands 3 are currently unavailable for sale.
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says Epic Games Store exclusivity isn't something the company will dabble in a whole lot.
Over 1 million players still play Borderlands 2 each month.
A Borderlands fan seems to have figured out how quickly you'll be gaining levels in the upcoming looter shooter.
The former voice actor of beloved character Claptrap explains why he isn't returning to reprise his role in the sequel.
Gearbox would rather expand on the ones already in the game.
At this point, wouldn't a simple apology about earlier inaccuracies have been enough?
Apparently, a whole development team was dedicated to just boss fights.
Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford makes it clear that the upcoming looter shooter will indeed have in-game purchases.
Yesterday's reveal event gave out tons of juicy tidbits.
Lead boss designer Matt Cox says "there's plenty of endgame."
Ray Chase will be replacing Troy Baker as Rhys in the upcoming looter shooter.
Take a brief look at many of the crazy things coming in the looter shooter.
Gearbox Software is intending to let players choose between performance and resolution options.
That's if you really "beeline it through", according to Gearbox.
Gearbox CEO says, "We're not doing any of that free-to-play junk."
The signature looter shooter gameplay has seen some big additions.
It seems you can follow your streamer of choice even closer than usual on May 1st.
Players will also have a chance to switch elemental damage on weapons.
The reveal event will be followed by "hundreds of live streamers playing and sharing their impressions of Borderlands 3 for the first time."
That's 25 times the number of individual gun sounds in Borderlands 2.
Fans of the franchise can sign up now.
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford teases new element type.
The voice actor responds to Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford's recent claims that Baker had turned down the offer to voice Rhys again.
The Gearbox CEO tries to shed some like on how the deal came to be, and why.
The developers have confirmed that the voice actor will be reprising her popular role as Tiny Tina in the upcoming sequel.
Randy Pitchford was told by the game's audio director that Baker "turned down" the role.
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford is not happy about how Steam users have reacted to Borderlands 3's Epic Games Story exclusivity.
Moze's mech might be more customizable than you think.
Troy Baker, who voiced Rhys in Tales from the Borderlands, might not be reprising his role in the upcoming sequel.
Brand loyalty will define much of how weapons function for you in Borderlands 3.
Players don’t have to worry about fighting over loot anymore- unless they want to.
Some of these reviews are very creative in how they express their frustration, too.
The Season Pass will contain four DLC packs with "new stories, missions, and challenges."
True to Gearbox's word, the game seems to be banking on cross-play functionality.
Gameplay reveal event coming on May 1st; new details available on the game's official site.
Could a Twitter conversation hint at Ice-T making an appearance in Borderlands 3?
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford says the decision lies with 2K, but that going exclusive to the storefront wouldn't be such a bad thing.
Accompanying tweet video also indicates a release on the Epic Games Store.
Mark your calendars- April 3rd is the day.
It’s either October 1 or January 10. Time to place your bets.
More information will be provided on April 3rd.
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford might be hinting at an exclusivity deal with Epic's storefront for the as-of-yet unannounced game.
"I look forward to when it’s ready to share," says Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford.
The art seems to be in line with the recent leaks about character classes.
The character classes and abilities sound truly exciting.
Master of trolling Randy Pitchford is at it again.
Gearbox's long awaited sequel might be closer than we think.
From the horse's mouth itself- maybe?
Half-Life 3 confirmed.
Well that's a bit of a bummer.
An unequivocal denial of rumours.
"I know absolutely nothing about any of this.
E3 rumours are starting early this year.
If true, this E3 is going to be quite interesting.
"We're making new things," says Randy Picthford.
Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox studio explains why the wait for Borderlands 3 will be worth it.
Gearing up for the next Borderlands game.
It's either that, or Bioshock.
The return of weapon proficiencies?
I mean, maybe, right?
Of course, it was never announced for Nintendo Switch, so I don't know why people expected otherwise.
Borderlands Easter eggs confirmed to be in Battleborn.
Don't expect to see the next Borderlands on PS3 and Xbox 360.
CEO Randy Pitchford says crazy ideas have been floating around for what the next game could be.
Instead, Homeworld 1 & 2 remakes, Brothers in Arms and two new IP will be on offer.
"I'm not going to f**k around with you like Valve does with Half-Life 3."