Borderlands 3 to get free upgrades for the next generation of consoles

Borderlands 3 to get free upgrades for the next generation of consoles

Borderlands 3 is set to get free upgrades when it releases on Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X and PlayStation5.

Borderlands 3 developer- Gearbox Software has confirmed that the game is in developement for PlayStation5 and Xbox Series X. Many plans and new features were announced for Borderlands 3 at the PAX Online 2020 showcase.

More chaos and mayhem

The game is developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2k Games. The game was first released on 13 September 2019 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Apple macOS. A Stadia port was released later on 17 December 2019.

On Saturday, at the Gearbox PAX Digital Showcase we got a look at what's in store for Borderlands 3. It has been confirmed that Borderlands 3 will be available on Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X and the PlayStation5. For Xbox Series and PlayStation5 it will offer 4k resolution at 60fps in single player.

Co-op features for the new console will include three and four-player splitscreen and a vertical two-player splitscreen. The vertical splitscreen will be available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 through a free upgrade.

Players who play Borderlands 3 on the current-generation of consoles can easily transition to the next generation of consoles of the same family. If you play Borderlands 3 on Xbox One you can run it on Xbox Series S and X and if you play it on PS4, you can play it on the PS5 as well. The add-on content and your save files will be carried over.

Additional updates include new skill tree for all Vault Hunter classes and more purchasable content. FL4K gets a new pet, a Hyperion Loaderbot with combat options like "range-based ION Loader, which fires slow-moving projectiles can be shot to create powerful shock novas; the BUL Loader, which charges enemies and knocks them into the air with its shield (or just roundhouse kicks them); and the WAR Loader, which packs an incendiary shotgun, can toss grenades, and unleashes homing missiles on command"

A lot more in store

A release date for Borderlands 3 on the next generation of consoles is not yet announced. Till then, players can enjoy the game on PS4, Xbox One, PC, macOS and Google Stadia.

News about Borderlands 3 cross-play can also be expected next year.

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