Available for pre-order today, the new standalone game expands the award-winning Borderlands universe with a cast of lovable losers in a new cinematic adventure typically reserved for vault hunters
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, 2K and Gearbox Software announced that New Tales from the Borderlands, a new standalone, choice-based interactive narrative adventure set in the Borderlands universe, will be available worldwide on October 21, 2022. Beginning today, consumers can pre-order on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation®5 (PS5™), PlayStation®4 (PS4™), Nintendo Switch™, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store.
New Tales from the Borderlands immerses players in a deep and original story full of unexpected turns, heartwarming emotion, and classic Borderlands humor. Within the perpetually war-torn metropolis of Promethea, players will decide the fates of three underdogs out to make mayhem their business, with altruistic scientist Anu, her ambitious “streetwise” brother Octavio, and the fierce, frogurt-flinging Fran.
Players will face down a planetary invasion, vicious vault monster, and cold-hearted capitalists in this cinematic thrill ride where what happens next depends on their decisions. Every choice big or small can impact how the story unfolds, often in unexpected ways, and only by playing through the game will players fully understand how their decisions can change the Borderlands.
New Tales from the Borderlands is developed by Gearbox Software, led primarily by Gearbox Quebec – an incredible team with a deep history of creating compelling Borderlands narrative experiences. Gearbox Software also partnered with key alumni of the original Telltale Games narrative team to craft the all-new story in New Tales from the Borderlands.
Key features of New Tales from the Borderlands include:
- THE UNDERDOG STORY OF THREE LOVABLE LOSERS – Decide the fates of altruistic scientist Anu, her ambitious, “streetwise” brother Octavio, and the fierce, frogurt-slinging Fran. With nothing left to lose and everything to gain, you’ll claw and con your way through this thrilling five-part story;
- AN EXTRAORDINARY CINEMATIC ADVENTURE – The Borderlands aren’t just home to Vault Hunters, psychos, and weapons-corp CEOs; they’re full of downtrodden, intrepid civilians just trying to get by. With a host of returning and fresh faces, this unforgettable tale is sure to delight fans new and old;
- YOUR CHOICES SHAPE THE OUTCOME – The decisions you make determine how your story ends in unexpected ways. Whether it’s Anu’s vision of a universe that markets more than weapons, Octavio’s dreams of fame and fortune, or Fran’s frosty plot for revenge, their success or failure depends on you.
Pre-order to get the Adventure Capital Pack, featuring cosmetics for Anu, Octavio, and Fran, 10,000 in-game currency and an in-game FL4K Vaultlander collectible!* Two editions with digital bonus content allow players to select the option that’s right for them:
- Standard Edition (Digital Only) for $39.99;
- Deluxe Edition (Digital + Physical) for $49.99, which also includes Tales from the Borderlands**
New Tales from the Borderlands will be available worldwide on October 21, 2022, for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. The ESRB rating for New Tales from the Borderlands is M for Mature. For screenshots, key art, and other visual assets, please visit newsroom.2k.com.
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*Pre-order offer available through October 20, 2022. Digital pre-orders: The Adventure Capital Pack will be delivered via game at launch. Physical pre-orders: Adventure Capital Pack will be delivered via code in box to be redeemed in game. Terms apply.
**Digital orders of New Tales from the Borderlands (Deluxe Edition) on XBOX, PlayStation and PC: a digital copy of Tales from the Borderlands will be automatically entitled at time of pre-order or purchase. Digital orders of New Tales from the Borderlands (Deluxe Edition) on Nintendo Switch: a digital copy of Tales from the Borderlands will be automatically entitled at launch. Physical orders of New Tales from the Borderlands (Deluxe Edition): a digital copy of Tales from the Borderlands will be delivered via code in box. Terms apply. Tales from the Borderlands will be delivered for the same platform format and to the platform account associated with the pre-order or purchase.
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