Meet Gaige. She's a Vault Hunter on the backwater planet of Pandora. She likes the color red. She thinks the word "Mechromancer" carries secondary definition involving lonely robot matchmaking. She travels with a hulking hunk of metal affectionately named "Death Trap." And she's the first previously announced (opens in new tab) (and briefly controversial) post-launch DLC coming on October 16 for Borderlands 2.
Gearbox posted a short announcement of the Mechromancer's details earlier today on its official website (opens in new tab) . Those who pre-order Borderlands 2 receive Gaige for free as a bonus, but she's also purchasable as a standalone download for $10. Gaige joins the Gunzerker, Commando, Siren, and Assassin classes in jamming zillions of randomly generated guns onto Handsome Jack's hilariously huge chin (opens in new tab) when Borderlands 2 releases September 18.