The creators of the award-winning and best-selling Borderlands franchise, 2K and Gearbox Software today announced that Battleborn™ is in development - an all-new full-featured hero-shooter experience for PlayStation®4.
Battleborn is developed by the teams behind the critically acclaimed hybrid role-playing-shooter Borderlands 2, and is an ambitious fusion of genres. The game combines highly-stylised visuals and frenetic first-person shooting, with Gearbox Software's industry-leading co-operative combat, and an expansive collection of diverse heroes.
Battleborn is set in the distant future of an imaginative science-fantasy universe where players experience both a narrative-driven co-operative campaign, as well as competitive multiplayer matches.
"If Borderlands 2 is a shooter-looter, Battleborn is a hero-shooter," said Randy Pitchford, president of Gearbox Software. "As a genre-fused, hobby-grade, co-operative and competitive FPS exploding with eye-popping style and an imaginative universe, Battleborn is the most ambitious video game that Gearbox has ever created.
"Battleborn represents the combined might of the development and publishing teams behind the success of Borderlands 2, which to date has sold-in more than 9-million units worldwide and has become 2K's highest-selling game of all time," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K Games. "The size, scope and ambition of Battleborn are unlike any other title in 2K's history, and the result is a defining next-gen co-operative experience."
Battleborn is available for pre-order and will release during Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.'s fiscal year 2016, which ends on 31st March 2016, for PlayStation®4. The game is not yet rated in New Zealand.