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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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Discover the story behind Borderlands 2 villain, Handsome Jack, and his rise to power in action FPS Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!
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About Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

About this game

LAUNCH INTO THE BORDERLANDS UNIVERSE AND SHOOT ‘N’ LOOT YOUR WAY THROUGH A BRAND NEW ADVENTURE THAT ROCKETS YOU ONTO PANDORA’S MOON IN BORDERLANDS: THE PRE-SEQUEL!

Discover the story behind Borderlands 2 villain, Handsome Jack, and his rise to power. Taking place between the original Borderlands and Borderlands 2, the Pre-Sequel gives you a whole lotta new gameplay featuring the genre blending fusion of shooter and RPG mechanics that players have come to love.

Float through the air with each low gravity jump while taking enemies down from above using new ice and laser weapons. Catch-a-ride and explore the lunar landscape with new vehicles allowing for more levels of destructive mayhem.

Features:

BRING MAYHEM TO THE MOON

Feel the moon’s low gravity with every jump and stomp.
Cause mayhem with new weapons equipped with ice and laser capabilities!
New enemies offer a space-based twist!

THE RISE OF HANDSOME JACK

Witness Handsome Jack’s rise to power.
Dive deep into the origins of iconic Borderlands villains.
Turn the tables and experience Handsome Jack’s side of the story.

A NEW CLASS OF ANTIHEROES

Play as one of four new character classes, including Wilhelm the Enforcer, Nisha the Lawbringer, and Athena the Gladiator.
Play as a combat-ready Claptrap prototype for the first-time!
Experience the gray morality of working alongside Handsome Jack.

Game Details

Release Date:
October 16, 2014
Developers:
2K Australia
Gearbox Software
Publisher:
2K Games
Rating:
PEGI rating of 18
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
Borderlands
Genres:
RPG
Looter Shooter

FPS

Action

Shooter

Action RPG

Adventure
Themes:
Funny
Comedy

Loot

Space

Sci-fi

Memes

Atmospheric
Play Styles:
Multiplayer
Co-op

Online Co-Op

Open World

First-Person

Singleplayer
Features:
Steam Achievements
Full controller support

Steam Trading Cards

Steam Cloud

Product Requirements

Steam account required for game activation and installation

Minimum:
OS: Windows XP SP3
Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
Memory: 2048 MB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 / ATI Radeon HD 2600
DirectX: Version 9.0
Hard Drive: 13 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compliant
Additional Notes: Other Requirements & Supports: Initial installation requires one time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, directX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only). Windows Imaging Component (Windows XP 64-Bit only)

Recommended:
OS: Windows XP SP3/Vista/Win 7/Win 8
Processor: 2.3 GHz Quad Core processor
Memory: 2048 MB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / ATI Radeon HD 5850
DirectX: Version 10
Hard Drive: 20 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 c Compliant

Critic Reviews

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Polygon

70 / 100
"It's the same recipe that's driven two full, long games and a host of downloadable content. But the lark of low gravity proves that the tedious parts of previous games don't...

GamingTrend

75 / 100
"While it probably should’ve been DLC, it’s still more Borderlands fun for anyone starving for more Vault hunting action."

Gameplanet

85 / 100
"While the game play additions do mix it up slightly, the game often feels like a huge expansion rather than a stand-alone release."
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Statistics

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~20 Hours
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41.78%
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11.99%
>= 80 Hours
14.38%
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14.38% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!

Difficulty Statistics

Difficulty Rating

Simple
0.99%
Easy
12.81%
Just Right
76.6%
Tough
8.87%
Unforgiving
0.74%
Relax & enjoy! 76.6%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

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Play Behaviour

Tried It
4.42%
Played It
17.07%
Halfway
11.45%
Beat It
48.59%
Conquered It
18.47%
Completionist! 18.47%  of players have Conquered It

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 11 ratings
69% of users would recommend this.
4.7

User Ratings Breakdown

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Ulitmacema
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Borderslands prequel is a great addition to the borderlands universe
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More Borderlands mayhem, but all a bit dull, boring and flat.

TheHostage
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More run and gun shooting action, but this time, it all feels a bit flat. Dull and boring with literally no atmosphere, the graphics, even with the HD texture pack, are nothing special, and the writing and humour is poor. Combat is too easy or too hard and because of the dumb inventory system, it’s more of a chore to get through the game than the entertaining fun it should be. The pacing and quality of the game fluctuates dramatically from all out carnage to dull similar looking areas which you constantly have to back track through, and by the end of a session, I have little desire to play more. The Claptastic Voyage is more interesting to play, but suffers from the same problems as the main game – long boring traversals, far too many flying enemies, and poor balance of loot and progression. It’s better than the main campaign, as it’s a bit more inventive, but still could have been improved.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Available DLCs for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel include Claptastic Voyage and Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2, Season Pass, Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack, and Shock Drop Slaughter Pit
Somewhere in the middle. 14% of GameFAQs users said Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is Simple or Easy. 77% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 10% of GameFAQs users said Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to PEGI, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is suitable for players aged 18 and above.
Yes, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is not fully Steam Deck Verified but the publisher says it is "Playable" on Steam Deck. This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • This game's launcher/setup tool may require the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or have difficult to read text
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard

Steam account required for game activation and installation

Minimum:
OS: Windows XP SP3
Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
Memory: 2048 MB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 / ATI Radeon HD 2600
DirectX: Version 9.0
Hard Drive: 13 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compliant
Additional Notes: Other Requirements & Supports: Initial installation requires one time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, directX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only). Windows Imaging Component (Windows XP 64-Bit only)

Recommended:
OS: Windows XP SP3/Vista/Win 7/Win 8
Processor: 2.3 GHz Quad Core processor
Memory: 2048 MB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / ATI Radeon HD 5850
DirectX: Version 10
Hard Drive: 20 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 c Compliant

The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 42 hours. 68% of users played Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for over 40 hours.
67% of critics on Metacritic recommend Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. The Metascore is 75 out of 100.
69% of Fanatical users recommend Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. The average review score is 4.7/5
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was released on October 16, 2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is published by 2K Games
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was developed by 2K Australia and Gearbox Software
Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as RPG, Looter Shooter, FPS, and Action
Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as Funny, Comedy, Loot, and Space
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as having Multiplayer
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as having Co-op
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as having Online Co-Op
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as having Singleplayer
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as RPG
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as Looter Shooter
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as FPS

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