Are you in need for a bit more Borderlands? Well don’t worry as Gearbox has got you covered with the announcement of the next Borderlands game. It will be called Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and it is being developed by 2K Australia, according to a report by online retailer GamePointsNow.
According to GamePointsNow, the game will be set in the five-year span between the stories of Borderlands and Borderlands 2. The game will be set on Pandora’s moon, and the H-shaped base that orbits it, also there will be four new classes of characters, including Fragtrap, a weaponized version of the Claptrap robot.
No release date was mentioned.
In February, Randy Pitchford, the Gearbox CEO, told Polygon his studio was “not working on Borderlands 3,” and that “there isn’t a Borderlands 3.” Those remarks, of course, don’t cover the possibility of a prequel being built by another studio.
Gearbox also is collaborating with Telltale Games on Tales of the Borderlands, an altogether different game to be done in Telltale’s narrative style.