[Out Now] Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Ultra HD Texture Pack
Hey Vault Hunters! 2K Games and Gearbox Software today announced that Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition and the Ultra HD Texture Pack for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and Borderlands 2 are now available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC across all regions.
Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition is the brand new definitive version of the award-winning 2009 first-person shooter/role-playing game, loaded with additional content and enhancements. With brand new weapons, substantial visual upgrades, numerous quality of life improvements, and all four content add-on packs, this updated edition breathes new life into the co-op shooter-looter that started it all.
Players who already own the original Borderlands on Steam will be able to upgrade to Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition absolutely free. The game is also available digitally and at retail on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, marking the first time the original Borderlands has become readily available on current generation consoles. All players will be able to import their existingBorderlands Vault Hunters into Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition, provided they’re transferring saves within the same console family (e.g. Xbox 360 to Xbox One).
For more information about exactly what’s new and different relative to the original Borderlands, please refer to the fact sheet below:
- Trailer: https://youtu.be/G193–w6ueM
The Borderlands Ultra HD Texture Pack increases the visual fidelity of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection and its DLC on consoles, and provides a visual upgrade for Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and all their DLC on PC! Installing the pack will upgrade game textures such as characters, vehicles, weapons, and environments. Players will best appreciate all the added detail at 4K resolution, but improvements can be enjoyed on other displays as well.
The Ultra HD Texture Pack is free to both new and existing product owners. On PlayStation 4 Pro, the texture pack will appear as downloadable content on the digital product page for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. On PC and Xbox One X, players will have the option to download the texture pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands 2 separately. (Note: the texture pack is not a mandatory update – it’s optional for all players.)
For specific details about the texture pack’s visual enhancements, please see the fact sheet below:
- Trailer: https://youtu.be/8MLlxWgb9J4
Though Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition and the Ultra HD Texture Pack are out today, The Year of Borderlands is just beginning! Check out today’s official Borderlands 3 announcement and tune in the Borderlands 3 Hands-On Livestream Event on May 1, both available on borderlands.com!