Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel rumored for 2014 release on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360

borderlands pre sequel will reportedly make way xbox 360 ps3 pc
Read our full Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel review.

If you aren’t yet tired of Borderlands and its lore, then we have good news for you. According to a report from online retailer GamePointsNow, 2K Australia is said to be working on a game called Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

Reportedly set on the moon of Pandora, the alien planet setting of the first two games, Pre-Sequel features four new, but familiar, playable characters: Athena the Gladiator, Wilhelm the Enforcer, Nisha the Lawbringer, and Fragtrap. Three of these characters have origins elsewhere in the Borderlands universe: Athena appeared in the Borderlands DLC, The Secret Armory of General Knoxx; Wilhelm was a giant robot boss in Borderlands 2; and Fragtrap seems to be a combat-modified Claptrap robot. Nisha is an unknown, though GamePointsNow suggests that the character bears a resemblance to Borderlands 2‘s Sheriff of Lynchwood.

According to the report, the story revolves around completing missions for a younger Handsome Jack while he looks for a missing artifact. The search takes you to Pandora’s moon of Elpis, a low-gravity environment where you can use jetpacks to travel quickly. However, since we’re now in space, oxygen will be a concern; you’ll need to pick up “OX-kits” in order to maintain oxygen levels. The game will also feature the series trademark focus on billions of guns, with two new types added in: laser weapons and cryo weapons.

GamePointsNow reports that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released sometime in 2014 for the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. This report comes shortly after Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford commented on Twitter that the studio is working on something for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, though he made no mention of what exactly that project is.

We’ve reached out to 2K for comment and will update this post accordingly if/when we hear back.

Product Review

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ is an ode to gaming that lives up to its name

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a loving tribute to Nintendo and video game history. It’s a terrific multiplayer fighter that also has plenty for single-player fans to love this time around.
Gaming

Players' 'Red Dead Online' beta progress will carry over to the full release

Red Dead Online will gradually rolled out to Red Dead Redemption 2 players via a beta. We've got all the details about the beta's suite of competitive and cooperative modes, as well as what to expect going forward.
Gaming

These are the best Xbox One games available right now

More than four years into its life span, Microsoft's latest console is finally coming into its own. From 'Cuphead' to 'Halo 5,' the best Xbox One games offer something for everyone.
Gaming

This list of PlayStation 4 exclusives puts its competitors to shame

The PlayStation 4's game library and incredible selection of exclusive games could make anyone with an Xbox One or Nintendo Switch think twice. Here's our list of the latest and greatest PS4 exclusives.
Deals

Check out the best Green Monday deals for those last-minute gifts

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but that doesn't mean you've missed your chance of finding a great deal. We're talking about Green Monday, of course, and it falls on December 10.
Gaming

Itching to fight in an online match with friends in 'SSB Ultimate'? Here's how

You can play online against your friends in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but it isn't quite as simple as you might expect from a multiplayer game in 2018. Here's how you can do so using the Battle Arena system.
Gaming

Still trying to unlock your main in 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'? Try these tips

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Nintendo’s biggest entry in the series to date with over 70 characters to unlock, but the process can feel tiresome. Here are our tips to unlock your roster as quickly as possible.
Gaming

PlayStation Classic hacked in less than a week to play games via USB drive

Hackers have already managed to crack the PlayStation Classic, with programs now available to allow users to play additional original PlayStation games on the system via a USB drive.
Gaming

‘Fortnite’ adds sword from ‘Infinity Blade,’ which disappears from App Store

Epic Games has added the Infinity Blade melee weapon to Fortnite just as it pulled all three games in the Infinity Blade trilogy from sale. The games are still available to download if you bought them.
Gaming

How you can give your PS4 a fresh start with a factory reset

Learn the many ways you can factory reset your PS4. From reverting your settings to factory to doing a full wipe and reinstalling the latest PlayStation firmware, we cover it all here, step by step.
Gaming

How to make a clan in ‘Destiny 2’ and where to go from there

Want to know how to make a clan in 'Destiny 2'? Here's everything you need to know, including how to design your clan's banner, earn extra loot, and help other players with guided games.
Mobile

Put down the controller and pick up the best phones for gaming on the go

Which phones are the best if all you want to do is play some mobile games? We've done the hard work and put together a list of the best gaming phones on Android and iOS, so you can keep playing and winning.
Gaming

Need help getting the Sleeper Simulant in 'Destiny 2'? We’ve got you covered

The Sleeper Simulant is one of the coolest new Exotic weapons you can unlock in the Warmind expansion of Destiny 2, but it's an involved process that will take awhile. Here's everything you need to know.
Gaming

Ditch the meditation app. 'Katamari Damacy Reroll' is pure gaming zen

Katamari Damacy Reroll brings the magic of the PS2 classic to Nintendo Switch and PC. With updated visuals and the same great, singular loop, Reroll stands the test of time. Katamari Damacy is the ultimate relaxation game.