Borderlands 3 will be developed specifically for the Xbox One and PS4, according to 2K Games.
We already new there was a brand new Borderlands game in development, but now we know the game will be “specifically built” for new-gen consoles.
The news comes via 2K President Karl Slatoff during the publishers’ earning call post financial report.
In between all the money talk and financial gumpf, Slatoff gave us a beautiful teaser about the upcoming Borderlands game – currently dubbed Borderlands 3.
“Looking further ahead, we have robust long-term pipelines of titles in development, including groundbreaking new intellectual properties and new releases from our proven franchises,” said Slatoff. “For example,
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Of course, Slatoff doesn’t actually call the game Borderlands 3, so it could well be the previously trademarked Borderworlds or a completely different Borderlands.
However, the way it’s mentioned suggests it is the third full Borderlands game “built specifically” Xbox One and PS4.
That could well mean Borderlands 3 is a new-gen only title, with Xbox 360 and PS3 left behind, or that there will be a separate one for last-gen consoles.
The first Borderlands game for Xbox One and PS4 comes in the form of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, which includes Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and all previously-released DLC.
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection will be released on Xbox One and PS4 on March 27.