"Obviously there's going to be another Borderlands," says Gearbox


Good, if entirely unshocking news: there's going to be another Borderlands. Gearbox CEO and president Randy Pitchford confirmed as much at the ongoing PAX East, stating in no uncertain terms that "it's no secret, obviously there's going to be another Borderlands".

According to Eurogamer, who attended the PAX East Panel, Gearbox will be developing the new game (2K Australia made the most recent game, The Pre-Sequel), while Gearbox's Mikey Neumann will be writing it, and Battleborn art director Scott Kester will assume the same role for Borderlands 3.

If it's even called Borderlands 3. Pitchford added that "we don't even know if we're going to call it that. We could call it Borderlands 4 for all we know." May I suggest 'Borderlands: Origins - Requiem'?

We already knew there was going to be another Borderlands way back in January of last year, but it's good to hear a bit more about it, and hear confirmation that's it's still in the pipeline.

Gearbox is currently more concerned with Battleborn, which is set to release in just over a week.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.