You're Getting Even More Borderlands 2 DLC Next Week

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#51 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2490 posts) -

So I gave 'er the old "One-Eyed Pirate"

If you know what I'm talking about.

#52 Posted by morrelloman (608 posts) -

Why not. In today's world where people flip the game back to gamestop, I think its a decent idea to push one out ~ month after release. I know it will make me consider getting the season pass because I will probably want to play them all.

#53 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

I'll probably get it, considering it's only 10 bucks.

#54 Posted by Maitimo (203 posts) -

Hoping this lives up to the stuff from the first game. Still have to complete playthrough one, sadly - organising co-op around very different lives isn't the easiest thing.

#55 Posted by dudeglove (7856 posts) -

@CommonReason said:

Well that was fast.

There's 3 more to come after this.

#56 Posted by Yummylee (21656 posts) -

I take it this is going to be the ''zombie Island'' equivalent? A small slice of additional stuff, but one that isn't suited to you carrying over your maxed out character -- least judging by the trophies. I'm still interested to see how good it is, because I've currently got two alts atm, but I'm more excited to hear about the actual post-game stuff with additional level caps and such.

#57 Posted by zodstein (96 posts) -

But..but..Dishonored....XCOM...

#58 Posted by PatPandaHat (112 posts) -

Christ, this seems like a quick turn-around. Still, hey, if it lets me level up my Siren in prep for the final boss some, works for me.

#59 Posted by jonnyboy (2920 posts) -

Sorry but season passes have a negative effect on me, especially in cases like Borderlands, I'll wait for the inevitable Game of the Year edition.

#60 Posted by Besetment (487 posts) -

That last paragraph is hilarious. Makes me glad I didn't get the season pass.

#61 Posted by tallTuck94 (553 posts) -

I can't wait to play it with the new mechromancer. If there is one sure deal out there to risk a season pass on its Borderlands and i'm glad I made that choice.

#62 Posted by Oldirtybearon (4813 posts) -

So where's the level cap patch for this DLC? I've got a 50 Axton and a 34 Zero, and I honestly prefer playing Axton.

#63 Posted by Scotto (1185 posts) -

God, I hope they don't increase the cap already - I spent a lot of time farming the sweet arsenal for my lvl 50 Axton. It'd be nice to use that stuff on an expansion, and I've already got another character on the go for levelling anyway.

#64 Posted by Kamylow (12 posts) -

I'm astonished by the people gaging the DLC content by the number of achievements it offers. For starters because it means that people actually do care about those and that is beyond (my) comprehension but more importantely because BL2 doesn't have that much of said achievement in the first place.

As for the early release they said they were going to to 4 zone DLCs by june 2013 so its not that odd to see one now especialy if this is a good one. It will sell them season pass (or indeed stop sales if poorly done) and they will be able to chill a little more and then release those DLCs every 2 or 3 month and space it with non zone DLCs (Pitchford confirmed them via twitter. Go figure what the hell it will be and it could very quicly ramp up the price of the whole game a make a GOTY more interesting if you didn't picked it up yet because june 13 isn't that far away)

#65 Posted by Bistromath (617 posts) -

So many amputees in The Borderlands.

#66 Posted by Gamer_152 (14078 posts) -

Man, they're getting that additional content out there fast, and I'd be lying if I said I didn't love pirates.

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#67 Posted by Aleryn (704 posts) -

Skiffs! Hell yeah! If it turns out good I'm just gonna grab the Season Pass. Thanks Alex.

#68 Posted by DrJota (700 posts) -

I think there were multiple double entendres.

A Double Double entendre,if you will...

#69 Posted by xyzygy (9996 posts) -

I wonder if they'll increase the cap? I sure hope so I need like 3 more skill points to make the perfect Commando. Plus, with more skills in BL2 than there was in BL1, it makes more sense to increase the cap quicker. The cap in BL1 made you way too overpowered because there weren't as many skills.

#70 Posted by BLKZOMBIE (118 posts) -

@Ravenlight: I think it does, actually.

#71 Posted by xxizzypop (577 posts) -

That seems... kind of grossly fast. While this may do it for some people who this really got it's hooks in to, I just don't really want more BL2 right now. I haven't finished the main game and I don't feel any desire to come back right now between Dishonored, RE6, X-COM, ACIII rapidly approaching.

It's cool that they're turning around content quicker, but man, releasing it right now seems like it'd just kind of get lost in the mire of season releases?

But then again, what the hell do I know about marketing, maybe this is actually prime time for DLC.

#72 Posted by olizor (17 posts) -

Looks awesome! Gonna need to get it...

The pace at which developers bring out content is meaningless. While the game was in certification, they told the press they were currently developping DLC. I think people need to chill out about DLC, because it's not going anywhere soon.

#73 Posted by JimmyEcho (14 posts) -

any other game I think I'd be ticked off they were releasing DLC not even a month after the game was released, but god damnit.. I love borderlands

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#75 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (3743 posts) -

@xxizzypop said:

That seems... kind of grossly fast. While this may do it for some people who this really got it's hooks in to, I just don't really want more BL2 right now. I haven't finished the main game and I don't feel any desire to come back right now between Dishonored, RE6, X-COM, ACIII rapidly approaching.

It's cool that they're turning around content quicker, but man, releasing it right now seems like it'd just kind of get lost in the mire of season releases?

But then again, what the hell do I know about marketing, maybe this is actually prime time for DLC.

Sadly, it really is. Studies show that the sooner a developer releases DLC, the higher the attach rate. This is also the reason that the idea of a "season pass" is only going to get more popular. I mean, we already have a thread on this forum titled "now is the time to ditch Borderlands." The longer they wait, the more people are going to finish the game, and the more potential returns they'll have on their hands.

#76 Posted by ViciousAnchovy (742 posts) -

@SpottyMaurice said:

Captain Scarlet/

Though the Mysteron’s plan to conquer the earth/

This indestructible man will show what he's worth!

This is what I was hoping to find.

#77 Posted by a44Special (5 posts) -

Can't wait already a level 48 working to get to 50 buy tuesday.

#78 Posted by zeus_gb (595 posts) -

This is the voice of the Mysterons, we know that you can hear us!

#79 Posted by SpartanHoplite (384 posts) -

Hopefully by the time i get around playing BL2, they've released all the DLC already.

#80 Posted by Slither_Maggot (223 posts) -

Damn it. I have to get off my ass (or on it) and still finish a first playthrough with at least one of my characters.

#81 Posted by NimbusLaw (24 posts) -

They make it pay the same as Gaige! Come on, it's obvious that the Mechromancer DLC is Overpriced!

#82 Posted by ShadowSoulSora (1 posts) -

i can't wait

#83 Posted by 2HeadedNinja (1618 posts) -

@NimbusLaw said:

They make it pay the same as Gaige! Come on, it's obvious that the Mechromancer DLC is Overpriced!

agreed ... I wish they would have given her to the community as a gift, especially since the game seems to do really good saleswise. Maybe give it to Preorder-People a week early or something. But paying for her ... idk.

#84 Posted by MideonNViscera (2257 posts) -

@2HeadedNinja said:

@NimbusLaw said:

They make it pay the same as Gaige! Come on, it's obvious that the Mechromancer DLC is Overpriced!

agreed ... I wish they would have given her to the community as a gift, especially since the game seems to do really good saleswise. Maybe give it to Preorder-People a week early or something. But paying for her ... idk.

All you had to do was pre-order to get her free though. If you already have the game a month in, why not just pre-order in the first place?

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