Gearbox Software's Paul Sage has told fans not to expect Borderlands 3 DLC characters because players tend to stick to their mains.
I think additional characters can let people play in a new way. I've played through borderlands a few times, to various levels of completion, because the game play is varied enough between the different characters that it can feel fresh. The difference between an assassin and a gunzerker is pretty big in terms of game play. Balance is sometimes an issue, like the assassin is harder to play on harder difficulties, but can present it's own challenge.
I think his logic here is kinda silly. I personally only dabbled with the Siren before Gaige the Mechomancer came out and from than on Gaige was my main. I found her game play much more fun and challenging despite her obvious flaws and weaknesses. I think there will be someone for me to play and enjoy DLC or not when I finally get around to player BL3 but still the excuse here is really flimsy.
Let’s not get ahead of ourselves here, first maybe fix all the glitches, slow texture loading, and frame rate problems. I love this game, fix the crap though, please
For me if they're not adding new characters I really hope they add new skill trees then to the existing ones. But I enjoyed kreig and gaige so to see no new characters is kind of a bummer.
I'd be for new characters. I haven't gotten around to BL3 yet though, so I am not in any rush for them to do it. I'm not even sure if when they get around to releasing them if I'll still be heavily engaged in the game given the way I play games.
Lmao kind of a pathetic reason why tbh
for me, personally, i want more content more than new characters, because how many times you can play through the campaign? 1? 2? to grind the same missions? i will better get more content and enjoy it, i will better spend the time go through all the levels slowing, enjoy everything, and some grinding for better gear to develop my main character. on the other hand, they are big studio, they have the power to work on content and characters in the same time of frame.
What a lazy excuse lol.
I stick to my main because I have invested a lot of hrs in that character. If they let me swap in another character but keep my level then more characters would be welcomed.
I can see the point here to be honest, we're coming to the 4th game next (5th if you count the Pre Sequel) I'd rather they keep the best most original classes/designs for the new games then DLC.
They could always rework some of the previous hunters.
I want old hunters playable but considering the fact they are lazy with having original dialogue with each NPC character resorting to the same old generic responses it would be weird to have playable characters with different histories with the people you meet yet have the same responses
This is assuming everyone who ever plays the game starts prior to the DLC release. What about the people whoes first character is one of the DLC characters? Gaige was probably the second most popular character in BL2, after Sal. I personally have every class in BL2 at max level, on UVHM, and regularely play them all.
Alot of people stick to their mains in games like Smash, but I don’t see those developers making the same lazy excuse.
My main in Borderlands 2 WAS one of the DLC characters, Gaige the Mechromancer.
Same, Gaige is awesome!
Also they don't want to have to record all new dialog. There probably should have been at least one more character from the beginning.
Randy Pitchford said they were looking into possibly adding new skill trees to the already existing characters. I'm excited to see what that could bring. I'm sure down the line after all the DLC is out they will do something similar like they did with the Head Hunter DLC Packs and then hopefully give us a new character at that time.
lol I tend to make an account for every character. Gives the game a lot of replayability and you can share mods between characters anyway.
I tend to enjoy the DLC characters more than base. And I tend to play all characters and don't just stick to one.
Well it's interesting because they have ploughed about 8 'classes' into each character....which is interesting, but perhaps limiting when it comes to adding new ones
BUT MY MAIN IS KRIEG!!
Didn’t stop you guys from making DLC characters for the previous Borderlands games Why would it only be an issue now
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