“Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!” will launch Oct. 14. The first-person shooter is being developed by 2K Australia and Gearbox Software and will be published by Novato, California-based 2K Games.
2K posted a new trailer for the first-person shooter on YouTube Thursday. The “Moon Dance” video clip shows plenty of explosions, action, lasers and even a choreographed dance routine by some of the game’s characters.
“Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel” was announced for the Xbox 360, PC and PS3 earlier this year. Yes, you heard it right: The title won’t be coming to the Xbox One or PlayStation 4.
"We still haven't met fans' demands for content," Gearbox Software President Randy Pitchford told Mashable in April.
The game will feature a younger Handsome Jack as a game guide as you play one of his four lieutenants – Athena the Gladiator, Wilhelm the Enforcer, Claptrap or Nisha the Lawbringer.
Last December, independent publisher Telltale Games announced the development of “Tales from the Borderlands,” an all-new series based on the popular gaming franchise. The announcement was made at the 2013 VGX Awards, which were streamed online on Dec. 7. Telltale is the creator of “The Walking Dead” and "Game of Thrones" game series.
Gearbox Software, which developed the first two installments in the “Borderlands” series, will serve only as a collaborator in the game's creation. CEO Pitchford felt that Gearbox had provided the “keys to the kingdom."
“Borderlands," which launched in 2009 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, was well-liked by fans and received favorable reviews from websites like IGN.com, where it received an 8.8/10 rating. The series' second installment was released in 2012 and was also praised by critics.
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