Borderlands 3 is coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5, new skill trees announced

Gearbox Software revealed during its PAX Digital Showcase that Borderlands 3 will be coming to Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5.

The next-gen versions of the game will support 4K and run at 60 FPS in single-player with support for three- and four-player split-screen. Vertical split-screen for two players is also being introduced for both current- and next-gen consoles.

Owners of Borderlands 3 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 can upgrade to the next-gen version within the same console family for free. Meaning that Xbox One owners can upgrade to Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 4 owners can move up to the PlayStation 5 release. Additionally, all purchased add-on content and game saves will carry over to the next-gen version.

Gearbox also revealed that another paid DLC is on the way for Borderlands 3 that will add an additional skill tree for each Vault Hunter.

The first of these new skill trees is FL4K the Beastmaster’s Trapper skill tree. This new tree introduces the Gravity Snare Action Skill, which periodically tosses enemies in the air and slams them down, and a new Hyperion Loaderbot pet type. There following three varieties of Loaderbot will be available:

  • ION Loader – Ranged Loader which fires slow-moving projectiles
  • BUL Loader – Melee-based Loader that charges enemies and knocks them in the air
  • WAR Loader – Has a shotgun, grenades, and homing missiles.

Borderlands 3 is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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