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There's a lot of Borderlands activity this week, with the first story/big DLC coming out tomorrow, December 19th, a new stop-motion trailer arriving, the game being on sale for 35% off and a lot of shift code gifts being given away! Episode 4 of the Borderlands show covered many of these topics and also featured a let's play of the Handsome Jackpot DLC, as well as the game's Google Stadia launch.

Here are the gift SHIFT codes shared so far:

  • Festive Vestments Vault Hunter Skin: CSKJB-6B9BZ-5K696-RBTB3-6FCBS
  • Snow Globe ECHO Skin: WH5JJ-ZBSBH-KK6H6-R3JT3-F6TCF or  KSW3T-T59JS-CWF96-RBJ33-T3FCW  if it doesn't work (second one for Epic only)
  • Sharpened candy cane weapon trinket: WS5J3-WTZJZ-WKRH6-RJ3TJ-JSZHC
  • Festive ECHO skin: KZC3B-33Z39-5CFSX-6BTJ3-RWFZF
  • Legendary Assault Rifle: WSW33-HSFJ9-CWRZF-6J3B3-JF6BF
  • Festive ECHO skin:  W9WTT-FSFTZ-5WRZR-63BB3-WK6WT

 

Holidays (source)

Borderlands 3’s first campaign add-on launches tomorrow, new sales start this week, and special holiday rewards are available now!

Season’s greetings, Vault Hunter! The fourth episode of The Borderlands Show aired earlier today, and with it came trailers, announcements, and good cheer for all. At the top of the episode, hosts Greg Miller and Fran Mirabella of Kinda Funny shared the latest trailer for Borderlands 3: a stop-motion celebration of the season. To see the “Give the Gift of Mayhem” trailer for yourself, just click right here.

Greg and Fran also hosted Stream Team members Tessachka and SchviftyFive for a Let’s Play of Moxxi’s Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, the first campaign expansion for Borderlands 3 that’s due out tomorrow, December 19, on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the Epic Games store. This Let’s Play covered never-before-seen areas aboard Handsome Jack’s derelict casino space station, so be sure to catch the footage right here. For more details about the expansion ahead of tomorrow’s launch, check out this helpful blog.

In addition to a special holiday trailer, Borderlands 3 is also getting special holiday discounts! For a limited time, the Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, and Super Deluxe Edition—which includes access to all four forthcoming campaign add-ons as they are released—will be available for up to 35% off on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, the Epic Games store, and Google Stadia*. Here’s when sales pricing starts and ends on each platform:

  • Stadia: December 17 – January 7
  • Xbox One: December 19 – January 2
  • Epic Games store (PC, Mac): December 19 – January 7
  • PlayStation 4: December 20 – January 6

The exact timing varies by platform and region, so please check with participating retailers for more details. Terms apply. No rainchecks.

This episode of The Borderlands Show also marked the culmination of our ongoing Give the Gift of Mayhem event, a week of free in-game rewards themed around the holiday season! Greg and Fran shared a SHiFT code that can be redeemed for festive character skins for all four Vault Hunters, provided it’s redeem before 11:59pm PT on January 10, 2020. To catch that code and to learn more about the event, just click right here.

For more information about Borderlands 3’s features and content, please visit borderlands.com. To download screenshots, art, and other Borderlands 3 assets, please click here. Developed by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 3 is rated ‘M for Mature’ by the ESRB. For additional information and assets covering the entire 2K catalog, please visit newsroom.2k.com.

* Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot and bonus end-game content such as Takedown at the Maliwan Blacksite expected to launch on Stadia early 2020. For more information, see this blog.

2K is a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

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      We have some buffs in today's hotfixes, both for loot and a Vault Hunter, as the Proving Grounds chest gets increased drops and Fl4k's Gamma Burst gets almost double it's radiation damage buff effect. There's also fixes for some bugs that could block story progression and Varkid texture changes:
      January 23 (source)
      Today we will release a hotfix for Borderlands 3, which will be live on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC by 3:00 PM PST. This hotfix addresses various concerns reported by the community and some perceived progression blockers! To apply hotfixes, wait at the main menu until you see a sign that says “Hotfixes Applied”! If you are experiencing any issues or want to provide feedback, please submit a ticket to support.2k.com.
      Updated a texture for the Incendiary Badass and Super Badass Varkid Adjusted the chest rewards at the end of the Proving Grounds to be more rewarding at all tiers of completion With more players running the Proving Grounds for dedicated loot drops from the bosses, we noticed the chests not rewarding players as much as we intended. We’ve boosted these chests to reflect the effort players must take to complete the objectives.  Completing all of the objectives gives the best Legendary drop rate and scales down accordingly.
      Increased bonus radiation damage while Gamma Burst is active from 65% to 115% We’re happy to see the response to the boosted Anointment bonuses we released last week. After additional testing, we want to also boost the effects of Gamma Burst anointments for FL4K.
      Addressed a perceived progression blocker that could occur when the player travels to another map and back to Sanctuary after releasing Tannis during the mission “Sanctuary” Addressed a perceived progression blocker where players could not speak to Brick during the mission “Hammerlocked” in The Anvil Addressed a perceived progression blocker where Ember would sometimes not appear to assist the players in various mission steps

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