What you need to know
- Borderlands 3 is an open-world shooter expected to launch in September.
- The game features hilarious characters like Claptrap.
- Today, developer Gearbox Software revealed new gameplay footage and trailers.
- Borderlands 3 is available for $60 through the Microsoft Store.
Today, Gearbox Software lifted the embargo for Borderlands 3 gameplay and our very own Carli Velocci was able to get hands-on with the game. That's not all though. The company also released some new footage from the title as well as a bizarre trailer.
There's a lot to love about the game. Not only does it feature larger environments, but the Vault Hunter and weapon variety are out of this world. Hopefully, the story will be just as engaging as past titles because that's the most important factor. You can watch Carli's preview below with exclusive gameplay footage. She was able to play the game on PC.
Borderlands 3 runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X, but the team also wants to give gamers the option to play it at 60 frames per second (FPS). It's unclear what the resolution will be for the performance mode, but playing at a higher frame rate should make the shooting feel incredible. Unfortunately, the base console is locked at 30 FPS.
Explore new worlds
Prepare for the fight of the galaxy
Borderlands 3 is more of everything that made the series so good and looks to be worth the wait. Fans will get to experience it for themselves when it releases this September.
Jump into digital
Ditch the discs
Secure your Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, Microsoft's new and ambitious disc-less console. It's the cheapest Xbox One ever made, bundled with a trio of downloadable games like Forza Horizon 3.
Xbox accessories you'll love
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PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox One ($20 at Amazon)
PowerA's take on the Xbox One controller is an attractive pickup for budget-conscious gamers that nails all the basics.
Talon PDP Xbox media remote ($20 at Amazon)
The Talon PDP Xbox media remote is great for watching shows on your console.
Xbox One S vertical stand ($10 at Amazon)
Stand your console upright with this accessory.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.