A tweet from
acknowledges that preloading Borderlands 3
will not be
available through the Epic Games Store.
the oddity of this, as the
Store Roadmap on Trello
marks "Enable Preloading" as a feature that is
already available. But in
, the Epic Games CEO explains that trying to preload a "blockbuster"
like the upcoming action/RPG sequel is "complicated":
I’m sorry, we won’t
have support for preloading in the Borderlands release timeframe.
It’s Complicated. We’ve released support for file preloading which is sufficient
for some games, but we aren’t certain it’s up to the demands of a blockbuster