Borderlands 3 will have a ping system similar to Apex Legends, among other accessibility features

By Hunter Wolfe
8 July 2019 14:33 GMT

Borderlands 3 developer Gearbox has detailed the ways it’s making co-op more accessible in its upcoming loot shooter during a Guardian Con panel, including an Apex Legends-style ping system.

The ping system allows players to mark enemies, NPCs, loot chests, and random map locations, meaning if you end up playing with random players online, you don’t need to commit to chat if you want to communicate with them. Gearbox showed off this feature in the video below:

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Other accessibility features in Borderlands 3 include Xbox Adaptive Controller support, re-mappable controls, and subtitles and closed captioning options. There’s also a system called level syncing, which allows you to play with anyone, whether or not you’re the same level as them.

Borderlands 3 launches on September 13 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Gearbox is gearing up for launch with a series of silly videos breaking down the game. There’s also new DLC coming to Borderlands 2, which is a strange line to write considering that game came out nearly 7 years ago.

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