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Battleborn goes free-to-play in all but name

Following the almighty fuss last year over claims that Battleborn was going free-to-play, Battleborn has gone free-to-play. Except developer Gearbox isn’t calling it that. Instead, the studio is doggedly referring to it as a free trial”, despite that fact that the model sounds exactly like free-to-play. Starting today players can …

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G2A says it already meets Gearbox’s demands

The public spat between Gearbox and key reseller G2A has taken another twist. Gearbox recently got itself into a pickle by teaming up with G2A for the promotion of Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition. It was only after going public that Gearbox seemed to become aware of G2A’s controversial background. It …

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Gearbox tries to fix G2A saga with list of demands

Developer Gearbox has found itself at the centre of a storm over a decision to partner with online key seller G2A. It emerged yesterday that Gearbox has teamed up with G2A to sell special editions of upcoming shooter Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition. However, the studio seemed to be taken completely …

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Borderlands 3 won’t be coming to Nintendo Switch

Developer Gearbox Software has revealed that it was in talks with Nintendo to bring the next instalment in the Borderlands franchise to Switch, but the platform’s holder didn’t carry on with the discussion. That’s according to Gearbox’s founder Randy Pitchford, as spotted by IGN, who was asked on Twitter to …

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Bulletstorm remaster confirmed

Rumours of a remastered release of 2011 shooter Bulletstorm have been proven correct. The game, which will be called Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition, was revealed at last night’s The Game Awards. The announcement was made by Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford, who at the same time unveiled a new initiative for …

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Battleborn may (or may not) be going free-to-play

Gearbox’s multiplayer shooter seems to be about to launch some sort of free-to-play or free-to-try offer. Kotaku originally reported that a source close to the game had informed it that Battleborn was going to make the switch to free-to-play within a couple of months. This source added that the studio …

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Gearbox details Battleborn’s microtransactions

A new premium currency is being introduced to Battleborn. Platinum will allow players to buy new skins and taunts for heroes – so, only cosmetic items, and not in-game perks. It’s not yet clear whether the items can only be purchased with cash or can also be earned in game. …

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