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Borderlands is finally coming to the next generation of consoles. In ‘Borderlands: The Handsome Collection’ you’ll be able to get your hands on Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (recently released on PS3 and Xbox 360) and all campaign add-ons and DLC content. The game will be released on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There’s also hints to some upcoming DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel which you’ll also get for free with The Handsome Collection.


The additions don’t stop there as of course, with a HD remake, both games have been given a graphical make-over and looks pretty impressive judging from the screenshots. Cross-play is also available for PS4 as you’ll be able to transfer your saves/characters/levels between consoles. It’ll be very handy as Borderlands 2 is available on the PlayStation Vita. There’s also a Borderlands console first as both games will include 4-player split screen action which is sure to be a hoot to play.

Borderlands The Handsome Collection

You won’t have long to wait to get your hands on Borderlands: The Handsome Collection either as it launches on March 27th. There is of course a special edition and it’s going to down as one of the more expensive editions we’ve seen. For $400 USD, you’ll get your own Claptrap (one of the game’s famous characters).

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Special Edition ClaptrapThere are only 5,000 units worldwide available for this special edition which includes a remote-controlled Claptrap which you can control from the ClaptrApp app for iOS and Android. It even balances on one wheel and has a camera which feeds video back to your smartphone. How cool is that!? The special edition also includes 12 Exclusive ‘Lithograph’ cards featuring The Handsome Collection’s vault hunters, a collectible steel case and of course The Handsome Collection game itself.

The full list of DLC includes:

Borderlands 2
  • 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)

What do you think?  Will you be picking up Borderlands: The Handsome Collection? Let us know in the comments below or on our Facebook or Twitter pages. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for reviews, previews, hands-ons and more.

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David McGinley

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