Get ready for a new generation of mayhem, Vault Hunter! They can proudly confirm that the upgrade of borderlands 3 for next-gen will be readily available for the new consoles from Microsoft and Sony as soon as they launch. The next-gen version of the game will be playable when it launches on Xbox Series X / Series S on November 10, and on PlayStation 5 when it launches in the Benelux on November 19. All players who own or purchase both a copy of the game and a next-gen console will be able to upgrade free within the same console family.

Borderlands is a groundbreaking, record-breaking, critically acclaimed franchise that has brought unique gameplay, mayhem and fun to millions of gamers across generations of gaming technology,” said Randy Pitchford, Executive Producer and Founder of Gearbox Entertainment. “Now borderlands 3 continues to grow and launches in November on next-gen PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, there’s never been a better time to get into the Borderlandsuniverse to dive.”

borderlands 3 is fully optimized so the game can take advantage of the processing power of next-gen consoles, making it Borderlandsuniverse takes on a new level of graphic image quality. The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X give borderlands 3 again in 60 frames per second in 4K resolution during single player and online co-op. In addition, all next-gen consoles support split-screen for up to four players during local multiplayer. Additionally, vertical split-screen during two-player local co-op will be available immediately on next-gen consoles and will also be added to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions via a free update on November 10 and 12.

existing owners of borderlands 3 on the current-gen platforms can easily switch to the next-gen version within the same console family. If you borderlands 3 on Xbox One you can play the Xbox Series X/S version and if you own the game on PlayStation 4 you can play the PlayStation 5 version. Your add-on content and saves can be transferred to next-gen consoles within the same console family, so you can pick up right where you left off. Please note that if you have a physical version of borderlands 3 you own, you’ll need the Xbox Series X or standard PlayStation 5 console models with a disc drive to take advantage of all of these features.

borderlands 3 blast through multiple worlds as one of four Vault Hunters – the ultimate treasure-seeking badasses, each with extensive skill trees, abilities and customization options. Play solo or join friends to take on twisted foes and by defeating them score lots of loot and save your home planet from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy. Continue your adventures with an unforgettable collection of campaign add-ons and additional upcoming DLC ​​packs.

They’ve got a lot more exciting news to share on a special episode of The Borderlands Show that premieres October 29 at 5:00 PM CET on the Borderlands Twitch channel. Until then, prepare for chaos like never before with borderlands 3 as a launch title for the Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5.