Update: If you want the Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition – detailed below – then GAME.co.uk has revealed it’s got the UK exclusive on the £290 Special Edition. Only 5,000 units will be made available worldwide, so order now if you don’t want to miss out.
Original report: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, featuring the entirety of Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel games, will launch for PS4 and Xbox One on March 27, 2015, 2K and Gearbox have announced.
The games have been “built specifically for next-gen consoles,” says 2K, and promise “the absolute highest performance and highest fidelity graphics for any Borderlands game ever played on a video game console”.
The new versions will also feature four-player split-screen for the first time in the Borderlands franchise, whilst existing saves on PS3/Vita and Xbox 360 will transfer to the Handsome Collection within the same console family.
All available add-on content will also come bundled in the package. As you can see in the list below, that’s a considerable amount of content.
Borderlands 2 DLC
- Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty (campaign add-on)
- Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage (campaign add-on)
- Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt (campaign add-on)
- Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep (campaign add-on)
- The Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack (level cap increase)
- Gaige the Mechromancer (playable class)
- Krieg the Psycho (playable class)
- Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2: Digistruct Peak Challenge (level cap increase & challenge arena)
- Creature Slaughter Dome (challenge arena)
- T.K. Baha’s Bloody Harvest (Headhunter Pack)
- The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler (Headhunter Pack)
- How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day (Headhunter Pack)
- Mad Moxxi and the Wedding Day Massacre (Headhunter Pack)
- Sir Hammerlock vs. the Son of Crawmerax (Headhunter Pack)
- Character Customization Packs
- Collector’s Edition Pack
- Commando Madness Pack
- Commando Supremacy Pack
- Commando Domination Pack
- Siren Madness Pack
- Siren Supremacy Pack
- Siren Domination Pack
- Gunzerker Madness Pack
- Gunzerker Supremacy Pack
- Gunzerker Domination Pack
- Mechromancer Madness Pack
- Mechromancer Supremacy Pack
- Mechromancer Domination Pack
- Assassin Madness Pack
- Assassin Supremacy Pack
- Assassin Domination Pack
- Mechromancer Steampunk Slayer Pack
- Gunzerker Dapper Gent Pack
- Psycho Dark Psyche Pack
- Psycho Madness Pack
- Psycho Supremacy Pack
- Psycho Domination Pack
- Siren Glitter and Gore Pack
- Commando Haggard Hunter Pack
- Assassin Stinging Blade Pack
- Mechromancer Beatmaster Pack
- Gunzerker Greasy Grunt Pack
- Psycho Party Pack
- Siren Learned Warrior Pack
- Commando Devilish Good Looks Pack
- Assassin Cl0ckw0rk Pack
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
- Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack (playable class)
- Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack: The Holodome Onslaught (level cap increase & challenge arena)
- Shock Drop Slaughter Pit (challenge arena)
- Upcoming Season Pass Content (playable class)
- Upcoming Season Pass Content (campaign add-on)
The two upcoming Pre-Sequel add-ons will be detailed very soon. All this will be yours for £49.99.
If you want even more Borderlands then you should keep an eye out for the Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition, available for $399/£269.95 in a limited run of only 5,000 units worldwide. This set features a remote-controlled Claptrap steward robot controlled via the CaptrApp iOS and Android app.
The remote controlled Claptrap includes the following features:
- Gyro technology to balance on one wheel allowing it to move wherever you want him to
- Voice samples of some of Claptrap’s most iconic lines that can be activated on command
- A real working camera in his eye that is streamed to your mobile phone, so you can see where Claptrap is headed
The special edition also includes 12 exclusive Vault Hunter lithographs as well as a collectible steel case.