Gearbox confirms Borderlands 3 launch date, Epic Games Store exclusivity, and other leaks, but this time for reals

Pretend to be surprised. The studio has announced that Borderlands 3 will launch on 13 September, with the PC version exclusive on the Epic Games Store until April 2020.

The sequel introduces four new Vault Hunter protagonists – Moze the Gunner, Amara the Siren, FL4K the Beastmaster, and Zane the Operative – and, oooooh, what’s this about “new worlds”? Get ready for some inter-planetary travel, kids.

The game will be available in four editions, according to the press stuff:

Borderlands 3 Standard Edition

Includes the base game.

Borderlands 3 Deluxe Edition

Includes the base game, as well as bonus digital content:

  • Retro Cosmetic Pack: Vault Hunter head & skin, Echo Device skin, weapon skin
  • Neon Cosmetic Pack: Vault Hunter head & skin, Echo Device skin, weapon trinket
  • Gearbox Cosmetic Pack: weapon skin, weapon trinket
  • Toy Box Weapon Pack: 2 Toy guns, Toy grenade mod, weapon trinket
  • XP & Loot Drop Boost Mods

Borderlands 3 Super Deluxe Edition

Includes all the bonus digital content and pre-order bonus of the Deluxe Edition plus the Borderlands 3 season pass, which includes:

  • Four (4) campaign DLC packs featuring new stories, missions and challenges;
  • Butt Stallion weapon skin, weapon trinket, and grenade mod.

Borderlands 3 Diamond Loot Chest Collector’s Edition

Includes the full game, season pass, and all bonus digital content and pre-order bonus of the Super Deluxe Edition, plus:

  • Diamond Loot Chest Replica
  • Borderlands 3 character figurines (x10) including the four new Vault Hunters, the Calypso Twins, and other characters from the Borderlands universe (approximately 3 inches tall)
  • Sanctuary 3 snap model
  • Vault Key keychains (x4)
  • Cloth galaxy map
  • Character art lithographs (x5): Character prints starring the new Vault Hunters and Calypso Twins
  • Borderlands 3 Steelbook case

Dunno about local prices for now, but in the US those will cost $59 (approximately R900), $79 (R1200), $99 (R1500), and $249 (R3750) respectively.

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