The lights are on
Gearbox's follow-up to its 2009 hit Borderlands looks to build on everything that made the original game great. At its core, it retains its four-person co-op shooter roots, while shifting the action to a new location and introducing additional characters. A new trailer shows off just some of the sequel's new facets, while revealing a September release date.
“Borderlands 2 is a passion project, through and through,” said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. “The result is a sequel that has improved every successful aspect of Borderlands while innovating with an all-new experience.”
Look for the game September 18 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Early birds can also score a little extra loot via the Borderlands Premiere Club. This preorder bonus provides players with in-game swag including a golden key, vault hunter's relic, and the Gearbox gunpack.
For more info on the game, check out our Borderlands 2 hub, which is filled with loads of exclusives.
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I think I need to hurry up and get the first one
I picked up Borderlands late last year and have been playing it in large quantities ever since. After viewing this trailer, I am completely impressed with the direction they are taking the sequel. It is turning out to be far more than I had anticipated. Props to you Gearbox.
gahh i cant wait i just *** O.o
OH...MY...GOOOOOOOOOOOOD! This is something worth camping overnight for! It is of the utmost awesomeness!
I wasn't a huge fan of the original, but after seeing this trailer I won't need much more convincing to get it. =D
That trailer got super serial about 2/3 the way in, and then more WUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUB.
Back to Pandora to watch Claptrap do the robot while shooting superbaddies. Sounds like a good day in September.
Kick ass trailer :)
Speaking of ass, I know I wasn't the only one looking for Lilith in this trailer.
I think volition should learn from gearbox and 2k on how to make a real over the top game.
I had a friend who got me hacked shields and guns and we went to town. Every day during summer of 2010 my friends Adam, Josh, and I would play this game and I would still struggle to beat Kromrax (I believe I spelled it wrong) even with my modded guns and shields. Good times. Can't wait til this game comes out
Words can't describe how ready I am to see how much Pandora has changed... I am so excited for this game..