It feels like the time has been right for Borderlands 3 to arrive the past few years, yet Gearbox won't even utter its name. With recent explosive legal developments, are we ever going to see it arrive?
I shutter to think how a new Borderlands wound function in this modern era of gaming with so many companies finding new ways to nickel and dime consumers
Remember the Gold Keys from the last two games? They're free as long as you keep checking Gearbox's Facebook and Twitter for Shift Codes. Guarantee we'll be paying for those keys in the next game. If you really want to know what to look forward to with microtransactions look no further than 2K's recent handling of it on their other games...
I think this will be a next gen game, so we won't see it until PS5 and Xbox Two are announced.
Its' 2K and Gearbox... My god, mtx in this game will be massive..
That is so true, Borderlands's formula (RNG loot) is ripe for microtransaction type bollocks, too.
I think gaming is moving past the borderlands design... Gearbox seems like a mess of a company.
Lol, don't tell all the gamers that supported borderlands 2 on psvr that. Borderlands has a great formula. I just hope they don't nickle and dime us!
Except you're expecting the modern Gearbox to do that. The Gearbox of today after Duke Nukem Forever, Alien Coloneal Marine and Battleborn is a very different company from the one that created Borderland and Borderland 2. I would even say the Pre-quel was done by a very different company (Which it actually was). Personally I don't think they can deliver on Borderlands 3, at least not the game everyone expects, but they'll try.
Gaming is moving past the Borderlands design? In what way? I mean Borderlands is basically a 3D shooter that uses the Diablo mechanism for loot, nothing more and nothing less. How is gaming moving beyond that exactly? I mean people are still chomping at the bit for the next proper Diablo game (if they weren't we wouldn't have seen the backlash when Blizzard announced Diablo for mobile)
It's moving past it in the way it wants to charge you individually for each tiny thing you need to unlock/do. There's no room for normal game progression in today's bleed you dry gaming industry.
@Ciporta1989 Really? Best go and go tell God of War, Sea of Thieves, Spiderman, No Mans Sky etc that they are doing it all wrong then.
Don't bother, Ciporta1980 is clearly the dramatic type.
I have a feeling that Gearbox were all set to reveal Borderlands 3 at last years E3 show, but a certain game called Rage 2 was leaked before the show. I believe the similar gameplay and superior graphics, worried Gearbox and they realised B3 needed more work and improvements.. because their game would look poor in contrast. When it is finally revealed, I hope it isn't weighed down by microtransactions.. Gearbox sound like they need some serious cash injection. This game is probably the last chance saloon for Gearbox.
Hopefully Borderlands 2 VR gave them a little needed shot in the arm. I would love to see this series continue.
If they weren't going to release it last year, they weren't going to show it at E3.
The wait for Borderlands 3 continues
After the recent accusations of it's CEO I doubt it.
When Gearbox is ready to announce a B3 then we'll know.
we recently got borderlands vr. i don‘t think we need ANOTHER one. this franchise got nothing more to offer.
Not as long as Randy Pitchford keeps getting into trouble.
no i dont think it will be, Let it die
Gearbox is still recuperating from the failure that Battleborn was, I'm pretty sure they're working hard on Borderlands 3 right now trying to make sure its the best borderlands they can possibly make. Didn't play the other BL games but im eager to see this new one.
BL1 was a good start, but they really found their footing with 2. I'd pick up the Handsome Jack collection and give it a go.
I’d bet we will see something from it this year . Everyone knows they are working on it
I played so much borderlands, I'm pretty much done with it. The series was fun, but gearbox would really need to change up the formula to make it fun again for me.
If the allegations againts the CEO are true he needs to be thrown in jail forever. All the pretty adult women in the world and these guy wanna mess with kids smfh.
Whoever disagreed with my statement put your name behind it, something is wrong with you guys.
I don’t see why not. Pitchford’s legal issues are not gearbox legal issues. I’d imagine they want to get this stuff straight before they go back to business as usual though and I don’t blame them.
A Brothers in Arms sequel would be better...
Never was much of a Borderlands fan. I had both 1 and 2 but didn't have people I played with, so I just played solo. It was fun, but got kind of tiring after a while. Playing solo could be a big part of that though. Having said that, I'm not sure I would support Gearbox and Randy Pitchford now though. That guy sounds like a real prick.
They are good alone but coop is where they really shine tbh.
As soon as they find another license to steal funds from. :P
I think they are taking its time to make this borderlands to be great and just as good as the second one. Remember this game is basically Gearbox last stand, if this game flops.....kiss Greabox good bye.
No, because they don't have a scam game to steal SEGA's money this time.
Considering Randy worked for Valve, of course there will never be a third game haha it's impossible for them to make one.
I'm sure it will release before next gen
Maybe. They just need to find somebody to fund their next Aliens game so they can make Borderlands.
Sadly, I don't have high hopes for Borderlands 3. It is starting to take on air of Half Life 3 at this point. People have been wanting it for so long now that it most likely won't be able to live up to those expectations. Plus, several people that were key figures involved with Borderlands 2 have left Gearbox. AND, as long as Randy Pitchford is still with Gearbox, I do not trust anything they release.
Who cares? Borderlands is the equivalent to eating stale bread.
Since I’m sure it will be published by 2k. I’m dreading the kind of MTX it will have. Oh it will have them
not while the ceo is lookin at underage teens and stealing 12 mil from his employees
I had heard, some time ago(2-1/2 years ago) that 2K was trying to get control of the IP. (SUPPOSEDLY) there were certain sales milestones that had not been met,(as to weather that had anything to do with battleborn, I'm not sure) and also development milestones that were part of their contract, and allowed 2K to gain the advantage and a larger percentage towards ownership...
Borderlands 3 will be more like Destiny/Anthem, mark my words.
If it doesn't become the next Half Life 3 then sure. Too soon?
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