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Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina isn’t the game’s last DLC, more to come says Pitchford

Monday, 8 July 2013 16:33 GMT By Dave Cook

Borderlands 2′s latest DLC pack Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep is not the game’s last piece of add-on content, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has said.

Speaking on the Nerdist podcast, Pitchford said, “We did a season pass for Borderlands 2, and the season pass was like, ‘hey if you buy the season pass we would be doing four campaign add-ons and you can buy all four of them for the price of three, if you buy upfront’.

“So everyone was under the expectations that those would be the four DLC’s and that’s it. We are going to do more, we are going to do some other things. I don’t have details exactly of it yet cause were not ready to announce what the other things are, but when the next campaign DLC comes Assault On Dragon Keep not being the end of it.

“We got more stuff in the hopper that we’re planning and getting pretty excited about. So if your a Borderlands 2 fan you don’t have to be afraid that that’s the end of it.”

What would you like to see should a fifth Borderlands 2 DLC pack launch? Let us know below.

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25 Comments

  1. Aullah

    I will not buy any other content for BL2 and im sure wont buy BL3. Thats it… fuck you gearbox. I preordered game and season pass because I thought I will have all the games content, but no, you need more money… fuck you!

    Nah… I will buy BL3. When there will be a goty edition for 10 bucks.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. freedoms_stain

    @1, should have read the product description before handing over your cash.

    A fool and his money.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Aullah

    @2 They did not say they will make contents outside the season pass.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Quige

    Personally I think I’ve had excellent value for money from Borderlands 2+Season pass. I’ve played 2 charactors through to level 50 solo, and one to level 50 just playing co-op with mates. That’s a lot of hours, and a per hour cost of mere pence I guess. And we’ve not even touched the recent DLC yet. As to the article, it will depend on when it comes out, what it is and how much, and whether my friends feel like playing it.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Quige

    @3 They did not say they wouldn’t make content outside the season pass either. Hey, as you point out, you don’t have to buy it.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. DSB

    It just sucks that they outsource the production of the DLC. The ideas are usually pretty solid, but the execution is anything but.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. TheWulf

    It’s a shame that their games are never actually as good as the advertisements. I mean, the ads are engaging and entertaining, and fun to watch. Much like Wildstar, I suppose. Yet when you play the game it’s just this endless slog, and because I’m immune to operant conditioning, it just does nothing for me.

    I think I spent about 20 minutes trying to find fun in Borderlands 2, then I put it away for what I thought would be forever. Then I tried again when the Mechromancer came out, I lasted about 30 minutes that time and then I just couldn’t take any more. So… probably one of my least played games. Well, except for maybe Borderlands 1.

    I just wish they’d learn how to make engaging and fun games, rather than just engaging and fun ads.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. OnionPowder

    Actually didn’t they make DLC outside the season pass before the game was even out? The Mechromancer is not part of the season pass.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. TheWulf

    @8

    Yep. I’m actually glad I didn’t buy the season pass. I bought the game to see if I could enjoy it (I couldn’t), and not even the Mechromancer could fix it for me.

    Love the ads, love the visuals, wish there was something to love about the game.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Clupula

    I’m still just waiting for a GOTY edition.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. TheWulf

    @10

    Eh. It’s a waste of money unless operant conditioning works for you. There’s really nothing to it. It’s just gun, gun+, gun+++, gun++++ and so on. It isn’t even as sidegrade-y as the original, and the original wasn’t that sidegrade-y to begin with.

    And their idea of ‘difficulty’ is bullet sponges. Hooray.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. mreko3230

    Didn’t buy the season pass and I’ve purchased every piece of DLC content for BL2. Sorry, can’t drum up one reason, real or imaginary, that would keep me from enjoying more content from a game I’m having fun with. If you bought the season pass you still saved money. I don’t see how people can be upset by more game content that you DON’T have to buy and has nothing to do with the main story campaign! The Tina DLC had more content than a lot of games that cost $60.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Clupula

    @11 – No, I’m not new to the Borderlands franchise. I loved part one. One of the few first person shooters I actually had fun with. I’m just not willing to pay $120 to get the full version of the game.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. fearmonkey

    I’m loving the Tina Tina DLC, I’m not crazy about the duke of Orcs but in most cases I have been able to run away if I need to. I don’t mind new DLC as long as it’s good. I feel I got my money’s worth on the Season’s pass, especially since I paid under $10 for it onsale.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. mreko3230

    @13 $60 gets you the “full version of the game”. The add-ons are just that. Its not like they took away major plot points or left out chapters to the game and added to DLC. If you never knew the DLC existed, the $60 game would satisfy you (assuming you like the Borderlands experience to begin with).

    #15 2 years ago
  16. CyberMarco

    Nice, milk the shit out of it!!!

    Well, I have plenty of games on my backlog until the GoTY edition is released, just make sure to include every add-on or else no money from me.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. OnionPowder

    @15 I played the base game alone and felt like I got a $60 experience out of it definitely. I went through one playthrough solo and got over 30 hours out of it. I only paid $40 for it as well, so I definitely got my moneys worth. People bitching about Devs adding more content to a game that people obviously want confuses me to no end.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. DeVitowned

    Bet the GOTY won’t include all of the content.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. silkvg247

    I got the season pass for 5 quid, really can’t complain. I’ve now got 90 hours gameplay.

    After playing Tiny Tina’s Assault – which was frankly hilariously awesome from start to end, I can honestly say I welcome more DLC with open arms.. which is a big thing coming from me, I’m normally a nay sayer of all DLC.

    Pay more money for more content? In this case, not seeing the problem. The base game itself has over 60 hours game play. When it’s a case of omg you like our 10 hour campaign here pay £20 for another 5 hours? I’m like.. no.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Eddie Rodrigues

    DLCs are optional people, you are not required to buy.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. silkvg247

    @20 the only issue is when they release DLC, charging for what should have been part of the original game. Thankfully with gearbox that ain’t the case.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Tavarish

    And they say CoD’s are milking fuck out of franchise with all that DLC :D Activision needs to take page from Gearboxes DLC milking playbook.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. silkvg247

    @22 Don’t they charge full price for each “new” cod game? Not really the same..

    #23 2 years ago
  24. EZXPSnazzyPanic

    #1 Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software, today defended the fact that the latest “Borderlands 2” playable character class DLC isn’t offered as part of the game’s Season Pass. On May 15, Pitchford responded to fan complaints on Twitter regarding Krieg’s omission from the Season Pass. Since the “Borderlands 2” Season Pass was first announced, the offer stated that the pass would entitle fans to four story DLC add-ons. Randy Pitchford equated expecting to receive more than that with the following analogy, “It’s like asking: ‘I bought a coupon for four happy meals, but now that you offer a new salad, why don’t I get that too?’”

    So yeah why are you complaining? More optional content key word there being optional, they don’t work there asses off for free you know? and as to a general response to people saying they are milking the franchise, would you rather they just let it go away after a game? seriously f*cking morons they are doing the smart thing keep people on the game getting more content out for a loyal fanbase Is what we want! when they make another it will be better for it.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Solist

    @13 $120 is the “full game”…?!

    When I read comments like this all I see is whiny/entitled blather. Common sense, logic and reason are sorely lacking in droves from newer generations of gamers.

    The comments here are like a bad accident, you try not to look but do anyway.

    I feel dumber with each visit.

    #25 2 years ago

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    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]