Borderlands 3 debuts new endgame challenge Proving Grounds at Gamescom 2019

What you need to know

  • Proving Grounds is a new endgame challenge that debuted at Gamescom 2019.
  • The trailer gave us our first look at the mysterious Eridian race.
  • Borderlands 3 releases on September 13, 2019.

Borderlands 3 has more than just a raid for all of you hungry for endgame content. Creative Director Paul Sage unveiled at Gamescom 2019 that Borderlands 3 would have a new challenges called Proving Grounds. These missions task players with finding ancient Eridian writings which reveal coordinates to Proving Grounds. Players must then fend off waves of enemies under a time limit. The quicker you are and further you get in these challenges, the better loot you'll receive. Six Proving Grounds challenges will be available when it launches next month.

The Circle of Slaughter mode is also returning from the original Borderlands.

Borderlands 3 releases on September 13 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It will eventually release for Google Stadia as well. You can pre-order it today, as long as you don't mind the controversy that continues to follow Gearbox everywhere.



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