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Borderlands 3 goes free-to-play this weekend, 33 percent off

Borderlands 3 Microsoft Store
Borderlands 3 Microsoft Store (Image credit: Gearbox)

What you need to know

  • Borderlands 3 is free to play this weekend for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members.
  • The free to play event lasts through Sunday, November 24 at 11:59 pm PST.
  • Borderlands 3 is also 33 percent off, including the Super Deluxe Edition.

Borderlands 3 takes the Borderlands series to the next level, bringing a 30-hour campaign, enhanced combat, and a wide variety of guns and gunplay. Now, the game is free to play for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend. The free to play event ends on Sunday, November 24 at 11:59 pm PST. If you like the game after trying it out or just want to purchase the game to keep, it's available for 33 percent off. A news post from Microsoft (opens in new tab) breaks down all of the details.

In our review of Borderlands 3, Jennifer Locke said that Borderlands 3 is "definitely a Game of the Year contender," adding that it has "lore and theories that fans will love" and top-notch gunplay.

For anyone looking to purchase the game for good, every edition is on sale at 33 percent off, including the Super Deluxe Edition, which includes bonus content and upcoming campaign DLCs as they come out.

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Sean Endicott
Sean Endicott

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