Borderlands 2 has been announced by 2K Games and Gearbox Software.  It is currently in development and will be released some time after April 1, 2012.

It will be available on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC. 

"Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features all new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story.  Players will reveal secrets, and escalate mysteries of the Borderlands universe as they adventure across the unexplored new areas of Pandora," said Gearbox in a press release.

Gearbox will allow fans to get a peak of Borderlands 2 at the Gamescom 2011 event from August 17 to August 21 and the PAX Prime event from August 26 to August 28.

The latest issue of Game Informer Magazine has an exclusive story, with more details, on Borderlands 2.

Currently, fans are able to pre-order the game here from GameStop.   

The popular Borderlands, released October 20, 2009, is a first-person shooter combined with elements of character building.  It's set in the fictional planet of Pandora.