2K and Gearbox Software announce Battleborn, a “next-gen IP”

“If Borderlands 2 is a shooter-looter, Battleborn is a hero-shooter,” said Randy Pitchford, president of Gearbox Software. “As a genre-fused, hobby-grade, co-operative and competitive FPS exploding with eye-popping style and an imaginative universe, Battleborn is the most ambitious video game that Gearbox has ever created.”

bb2Battleborn in is the works for PC, PS4 and X1. Release date still unknown. Here’s the first teaser trailer and a short description of the game. More info about the game should follow this month.

Battleborn is developed by the teams behind the critically acclaimed hybrid role-playing-shooter Borderlands 2 , and is an ambitious fusion of genres. The game combines highly-stylized visuals and frenetic first-person shooting, with Gearbox’s industry-leading co-operative combat, and an expansive collection of diverse heroes. Battleborn is set in the distant future of an imaginative science-fantasy universe where players experience both a narrative-driven co-operative campaign, as well as competitive multiplayer matches.

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