Gearbox Software CEO Denies That Battleborn Is Going Free-To-Play

by Javy Gwaltney on Sep 29, 2016 at 01:19 PM

Earlier today, reports were making the rounds that Battleborn would be going free-to-play, likely in November. Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford just tweeted that these rumors were untrue. Here are his tweets in full:

Pitchford did not offer any specifications on what the trial version of the game would include.

You can check out our review of Battleborn here.

Our Take
Just because Pitchford says that "there are no plans to convert Battleborn" to free-to-play doesn't mean that the game won't eventually become F2P. We are curious to see just what's in the trial version of the game that Gearbox is planning.