Borderlands 3 is making the leap to next-generation consoles. At its PAX Online panel on Saturday, Gearbox Software confirmed that PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X variations of Borderlands 3 are in growth. They’ll will likely be a free improve for present house owners of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One variations of the sport.
The PS5 and Xbox Series X variations of Borderlands 3 will run at 4K decision and 60 frames per second in single-player mode. Gearbox says that gamers on current-generation consoles will be capable to convey all of the downloadable content material they’ve bought, in addition to their saves, to the next-gen version of the sport.
Borderlands 3 for next-gen consoles may even include new co-op options: four-player splitscreen for native multiplayer and vertical splitscreen for 2 gamers. (Vertical splitscreen can be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One variations of the sport, through a free replace.)
Gearbox has further updates within the works for Borderlands 3, together with new ability bushes for all Vault Hunter courses, a brand new recreation mode, and new Action Skills, as a part of paid downloadable content material. The developer additionally hinted at cross-platform play coming in 2021.
At PAX Online, Gearbox detailed a kind of new ability bushes. FL4K’s “Trapper” ability tree “emphasizes shields and survivability for both FL4K and their pet.” FL4K’s new Action Skill, Gravity Snare, is a crowd-control entice capability that tosses enemies into the air and slams them all the way down to the bottom.
FL4K can be getting a brand new pet, a Hyperion Loaderbot, which incorporates the next fight choices:
there’s the range-based ION Loader, which fires slow-moving projectiles could be shot to create highly effective shock novas; the BUL Loader, which costs enemies and knocks them into the air with its protect (or simply roundhouse kicks them); and the WAR Loader, which packs an incendiary shotgun, can toss grenades, and unleashes homing missiles on command.
Borderlands 3 is accessible now on Google Stadia, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One. A launch date for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X variations was not introduced.