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Borderlands 2 PC and Steamworks

02.29.12 - Chris Faylor

Exciting news about the PC edition of Borderlands 2 today: We're shipping with Steamworks!

This means that when Borderlands 2 is released -- September 18th, 2012 in North America and September 21st, 2012 internationally -- all copies of the PC version will utilize Steamworks features like multiplayer matchmaking, Steam Cloud support, Steam Achievements, auto-updating and more. So even if you purchase your copy of Borderlands 2 PC at retail, you'll still be able to add it to your Steam Library and enjoy the benefits of Steamworks!

Don't forget that you can get awesome in-game bonuses by pre-ordering Borderlands 2 from a participating retailer. For more information on that, visit


Borderlands 2 Launch Date and Details

02.27.12 - Chris Faylor

Get ready for a new era of loot and shoot: Borderlands 2 launches September 18 in North America and September 21 internationally!

Check out all the details and be sure to pre-order at


Borderlands 2: Meet the Assassin

02.27.12 - Chris Faylor

Fresh details about Zer0 the Assassin, the most mysterious of the four new playable characters in Borderlands 2, can be found in IGN's "Meet the Assassin" feature!


Borderlands 2: Meet the Commando

02.24.12 - Chris Faylor

IGN's Borderlands 2 blowout continues with a detailed look at the Commando class. Stay tuned for a similar profile on Zer0 the Assassin!

And check out the Borderlands Facebook in the coming days for a look at some early concept sketches of Salvadaor, Maya, Axton and Zer0!


More on Borderlands 2

02.23.12 - Chris Faylor

Want to know more about the skills and power that Maya the Siren possesses in Borderlands 2? IGN has just posted up a detailed profile.

Also, be sure to check out IGN Rewind Theater for an in-depth analysis of the Borderlands 2 Release Date Trailer!


You've got questions. We've got answers and love hearing from our fans. That's why, every so often, we reach into the Gearbox Mailbag and have the Gearbox Software crew--the world's foremost experts on all things Gearbox Software--respond to a few questions right here on Gearboxity.

In today's edition of the Gearbox Mailbag, your questions about Borderlands 2, the principles that drive Gearbox Software and more!


Aliens: Colonial Marines Box Art

02.16.12 - Chris Faylor

Unveiling the official box art for Aliens: Colonial Marines! See it here.


Celebrating Our Anniversary

02.16.12 - Chris Faylor

It's our birthday! Gearbox Software was founded thirteen years ago on Feburary 16, 1999. Take a look through the games we've made since and stay tuned for more!


The 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards took place this past week, and are well worth watching above or over at GameSpot if you're at all a fan of interactive entertainment. And we're not just saying that because Gearbox CEO and President Randy Pitchford was one of the presenters!

P.S. Don't read too much into Felicia Day's joke about Randy. He doesn't even know what Pinterest is!


Borderlands 2 Interview at NowGamer

02.07.12 - Chris Faylor

There's a new Borderlands 2 interview up over at NowGamer that covers all manner of topics.

Check it out and let us know what you think in our forums!


Randy Talks Aliens: Colonial Marines

02.06.12 - Chris Faylor

Check out the PlayStation.Blog to see what Gearbox Software CEO & President Randy Pitchford has to say about the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines, Ridley Scott's impending feature film Prometheus and more!


Coming Soon

02.02.12 - Chris Faylor

What's next for the Gearbox Shop? Here's a glimpse.