Borderlands 2 New Content & Level Cap Details

The Borderlands 2 panel at PAX East has unveiled the promised details on the new vault hunter and level cap planned for the role-playing shooter sequel. Polygon has word that the new vault hunter is Krieg the Psycho, saying this sixth playable character will be released via DLC in May (apparently not part of season passes), describing a berserker-style character derived from the Psycho enemy character. They have a trailer, but this seems to be marked private (there's a horrible cammed version on Kotaku), and the following description: "Krieg's actions come at high risk and offer high rewards, with his main action tasking him with rushing foes to kill enemies, which heals him — a necessary task, since, unlike Borderlands' melee character Brick, his health does not regenerate on its own." They also have word this will be preceded by the release of the Ultimate Vault Hunter's Pack on April 2 (which will be included with season passes), which will add new gear, and raise the level cap to 61. This will be released alongside a free patch for the game adding an "Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode," which will give players "the opportunity to take their maxed out heroes through the game a third time." Also, Kotaku (thanks nin) has word on a new limited edition Loot Chest version of the game that will seek for a hundred bucks on Think Geek in May for people who love the game that much, but don't own it already.
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Mar 25, 2013, 02:25
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Re: Borderlands 2 New Content & Level Cap Details Mar 25, 2013, 02:25
Mar 25, 2013, 02:25
 
morrow wrote on Mar 24, 2013, 20:29:
Flatline wrote on Mar 24, 2013, 19:04:
Normally I'd be inclined to agree with you, but they were very up-front with specifically what the season pass would encompass, and the only thing that's not part of it thus far is the new character.

So I'm less inclined to bitch.
Gaige (Mechromancer) wasn't part of the season pass either. Nor was the Creature Slaughterdome DLC

True, but one was pre-order DLC and one was free if you bought the game new. So if you pre-ordered from gamestop or wherever, in theory, you got those for free. So you could obtain those for free as well.
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