Borderlands 2 Announced for Sometime After March 2012

Ain't no rest for the wicked.

Gearbox and 2K have made official what gamers had already assumed was a foregone conclusion: Borderlands 2 is in development. The sequel to the “extravasplosive” (Yes, 2K is inventing words now and we here at MTB are cool with that.) loot-fueled FPS will arrive at some point during the publisher’s 2013 fiscal year, which begins on April 1st of next year.

The publisher had this to say about the sequel: “Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features all-new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story. Players will reveal secrets, and escalate mysteries of the Borderlands universe as they adventure across the unexplored new areas of Pandora.”

Ravenous fans and media types with bigger budgets than MTB will get to see the game at the Leipzig Gamescom from August 17th – 21st and PAX Prime from August 26th – 28th. It sounds like Borderlands 2 will not be in playable form at either show, which isn’t surprising considering how far off it still is. Those who can’t wait that long can read about the game in the latest issue of Game Informer. Details on one of the new character classes are part of the preview.

[Source: Take Two]

Nick Santangelo
Nick Santangelo
Nick Santangelo

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Nick has been a gamer since the 8-bit days and a member of the MTB editorial team since January of 2011. He is not to be interrupted while questing his way through an RPG or desperately clinging to hope against all reason that his Philly sports teams will win any given game he may be watching. Seriously folks, reading this acknowledges that you relieve MTB of any and all legal liability for his actions.

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