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Borderlands 2 Development Complete

The Gearbox Software Community Portal announces that development of Borderlands 2 is complete, and the role-playing shooter sequel is off to certification for approval for release. This includes word that they've moved on to production on the Mechromancer content that will be released as free DLC for Premiere Club members, saying this should come roughly 60-90 days after the release of the game itself, which is still almost two months off:

Today, we have some exciting new to share about Borderlands 2 -- the game is headed to certification!

This means that the game’s on-disc content has been locked down and will be thoroughly tested to ensure it is ready for release -– in other words, the game is finished and we cannot make any further changes to the game. As such, the team is now shifting their focus towards post-launch efforts, including the Mechromancer: the new character class that will be released as FREE downloadable content to members of the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club roughly 60 to 90 days after launch.

The Mechromancer is just one of the many bonuses for members of the Premiere Club, which can be joined by pre-ordering Borderlands 2 from a participating retailer in advance of its release on September 18 in North America and September 21 Internationally. For a list of those participating retailers and more details about Premiere Club benefits, please visit our Borderlands 2 FAQ and borderlands2.com/preorder

On behalf of everyone involved in the development of Borderlands 2, thank you for your love and support -- your passion for what we create is what fuels our effort!

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30. Re: Borderlands 2 Development Complete Jul 20, 2012, 18:26 Dev
 
SimplyMonk wrote on Jul 20, 2012, 18:15:
Normally, I am the master of patience. Still waiting for Skyrim to hit the $5 I paid for Oblivion plus all of its DLC. My patience, in this case, lost out to me getting a loot chest.
Based on the popularity of skyrim, how long its taken to get any DLC (remember how they rushed a bunch of silly DLC like horse armor in oblivions?) and how long they've taken to even put it on a 33% sale on steam, let alone finally doing a 50% for this sale...

I'm going to predict 2+ years from release until it hits $5 for the GotY edition.

Anyway, what loot chest are you referring to?

Edit: Oh, the whole golden key thing from the poster linked after me?
It also includes an exclusive item that essentially boosts "magic find"

This comment was edited on Jul 20, 2012, 21:37.
 
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