Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection has been announced for the PS4 and Xbox One, compiling Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and all of the two games’ DLC in a nice bundle for current-gen consoles.

The games, created by Gearbox Software, chart the story of the series’ main antagonist Handsome Jack. The collection will allow those who played either Borderlands 2 or The Pre-Sequel to transfer their data over to the PS4 or Xbox One, regardless of whether you played the original games on the PS3, Xbox 360 or even the PlayStation Vita.

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Another addition to the games is four-player split-screen, a first for the Borderlands series which allows up to four players to take on the games in local multiplayer.

The Handsome Collection will feature Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

Speaking of the collection, the president of the series’ publisher, 2K Games, said: “The Handsome Collection gives players the opportunity to experience the full arc of Handsome Jack’s rise and fall, from his not-so-humble beginnings on Elpis to becoming the tyrannical Hyperion CEO on Pandora, all in one value-packed bundle.

“This collection marks the Borderlands franchise’s official move to the next-gen platforms, and we’re proud to offer our fans the ability to continue playing with the characters they’ve built as they carry on adventuring in The Handsome Collection.”

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is set to release on March 24th, 2015 in the US and March 27th internationally for a retail price of $59.99. 


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