Borderlands 3 goes up for preorder, launches in September

The day many of you have been waiting for is finally here, Borderlands 3 is launching on Xbox One and other platforms on September 13. Many expected the title to be available in 2020 or 2021, but that's not the case at all. What's even better is that the game features phenomenal Xbox One X support.

According to developer Gearbox Software, the original shooter-looter returns, packing bazillions of guns and an all-new mayhem-fueled adventure. Blast through new worlds and enemies as one of four brand new Vault Hunters, each with deep skill trees, abilities, and customization. Your goal is to stop the fanatical Calypso Twins from uniting the bandit clans and claiming the galaxy's ultimate power. During the course of the adventure, you'll discover new worlds beyond Pandora, each featuring unique environments.

There are a number of editions available, and each come with their own perks. However, only the $100 Super Deluxe Edition gives you access to the season pass and all the additional content. Given the scope of Borderlands 2 post-launch content, it's safe to assume that Borderlands 3 will get a lot of missions in late 2019 and early 2020.

Everything you need to know about Borderlands 3

Are you interested in Borderlands 3? What do you want to see from the game? Let us know. Keep in mind that you have to go through the Epic Games Store on PC. Borderlands 3 is exclusive to to that platform until April 2020. Luckily, there's no such restriction on consoles so you can purchase it from the Microsoft or PlayStation stores.


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The price of many of these bundles may go up after launch. For example, the special editions are only available at a discount until September. If you're interested in the game, and will probably play the expansions, be sure to pick up those versions.

Xbox accessories you'll love

While you're checking out Borderlands 3, take a look at these awesome Xbox accessories to enhance your experience.

Xbox One S vertical stand ($10 at Amazon)

Stand your Xbox One S upright with this affordable stand from Dacckit.

Xbox One X vertical stand ($6 at Amazon)

If you're rocking an Xbox One X, grab this compatible vertical stand to save space.

Controller Gear controller stand ($13 at Amazon)

Display your Xbox One controller with this officially licensed stand.

Asher Madan

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.