Borderlands 2 Officially Announced

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2K Games and Gearbox Software announced today that the sequel to Borderlands is currently in development, with plans to release it in the year following April 2012 for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms.

In a press release it was said, “Borderlands 2 is the epic sequel to the ultimate four-player Role-Playing Shooter loot fest. Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features all new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story. Players will reveal secrets, and escalate mysteries of the Borderlands universe as they adventure across the unexplored new areas of Pandora.”

Fans and media will be able to see the game in August at Gamescom 2011 and at PAX Prime.