Launch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIJXX_op49I
Announcement Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHbPBIpRQaA
Genre: First-person shooter, action RPG
Developer: Gearbox Software, Armature Studio, Iron Galaxy Studios
Publisher: 2K Games
Platforms: PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Price: US $60 (standard) / US $399 (claptrap-in-a-box)
Release Date: North America - March 24, 2015 / WW - March 27, 2015
PSN / XBL: Quote to reveal NeoGAF Friends List spreadsheet!
What's included in The Handsome Collection?
- Borderlands 2
- Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
- All DLC packs for both games (shown below)
Borderlands 2 DLC Packs:
-Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty (campaign add-on)
-Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage (campaign add-on)
-Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt (campaign add-on)
-Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep (campaign add-on)
-The Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack (level cap increase)
-Gaige the Mechromancer (playable class)
-Krieg the Psycho (playable class)
-Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2: Digistruct Peak Challenge (level cap increase & challenge arena)
-Creature Slaughter Dome (challenge arena)
-T.K. Baha’s Bloody Harvest (Headhunter Pack)
-The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler (Headhunter Pack)
-How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day (Headhunter Pack)
-Mad Moxxi and the Wedding Day Massacre (Headhunter Pack)
-Sir Hammerlock vs. the Son of Crawmerax (Headhunter Pack)
-Character Customization Packs
-Collector's Edition Pack
-Commando Madness Pack
-Commando Supremacy Pack
-Commando Domination Pack
-Siren Madness Pack
-Siren Supremacy Pack
-Siren Domination Pack
-Gunzerker Madness Pack
-Gunzerker Supremacy Pack
-Gunzerker Domination Pack
-Mechromancer Madness Pack
-Mechromancer Supremacy Pack
-Mechromancer Domination Pack
-Assassin Madness Pack
-Assassin Supremacy Pack
-Assassin Domination Pack
-Mechromancer Steampunk Slayer Pack
-Gunzerker Dapper Gent Pack
-Psycho Dark Psyche Pack
-Psycho Madness Pack
-Psycho Supremacy Pack
-Psycho Domination Pack
-Siren Glitter and Gore Pack
-Commando Haggard Hunter Pack
-Assassin Stinging Blade Pack
-Mechromancer Beatmaster Pack
-Gunzerker Greasy Grunt Pack
-Psycho Party Pack
-Siren Learned Warrior Pack
-Commando Devilish Good Looks Pack
-Assassin Cl0ckw0rk Pack
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel DLC Packs:
-Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack (playable class)
-Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack: The Holodome Onslaught (level cap increase & -challenge arena)
-Shock Drop Slaughter Pit (challenge arena)
-Aurelia the Baroness (playable class)
-Claptastic Voyage* (campaign add on)
*Claptastic Voyage DLC doesn't come bundled with the Handsome Collection, but will be a free download on March 24th if you've bought the game.
Can I use save data from last gen?
Yes, but only in the same console family. Xbox 360 saves can be imported to Xbox One, and PS3 saves (as well as Borderlands 2 on PS Vita) can be imported to PS4. Instructions on how to import saves can be found here.
What changes have been made since the last gen versions?
1080p resolution and 60 FPS, up to 4 player split-screen co-op support (30 fps)
SHiFT codes (redeemable for golden keys, skins, etc.) for PS3/Vita work on PS4, and 360 codes work on XB1.
Below are lists of currently working & expired codes:
**Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel SHiFT Codes**
**Borderlands 2 SHiFT Codes**
Gameplay & Features
•Dynamic Co-op online, split-screen and LAN: Share your adventures with friends both online and via LAN. Borderlands 2 features a seamless system enabling you to drop in and drop out of a campaign without ever having to restart the game.
•World Connected Story: You will find yourself left for dead in the frozen tundra of Pandora as you begin your quest of revenge and redemption.
•New Badass Gun System: An entirely new take on the groundbreaking procedural system means millions upon millions of possible weapons. The variety and style of guns in Borderlands 2 is staggering.
•87 Bazillion Everything: In addition to the new gun system, you will lust after procedurally generated shields, grenades, Alien Artifacts, class mods and much, much more. And you thought the original Borderlands had a ton of loot!
•Brand new environments on Pandora: Hunt through entirely brand new areas of Pandora that are more alive than ever!
•Choose from all new characters and classes including the Gunzerker, who can dual-wield any two weapons in the game
•Share your adventures with friends both online and via LAN with a seamless co-op system enabling you to drop in and drop out of a campaign without ever having to restart the game
•Improved story integration which finds you left for dead in the frozen tundra of Pandora as you begin your quest of revenge and redemption
•An entirely new take on the groundbreaking procedural system means millions upon millions of possible weapons
•In addition to the new gun system, players lust after procedurally generated shields, grenades, alien artifacts, class mods and much, much more