Borderlands 3 Development Confirmed and new Details at the Inside Gearbox Panel

Borderlands 3 The Mystery of Scooper

During yesterday’s the “Inside Gearbox Panel” Gearbox Software CEO, Randy Pitchford, confirmed once again that they are working on a new Borderlands game. Last year at PaxSouth 2015 it was mentioned that the next Borderlands game was in pre-production. But in order to meet demand the team at Gearbox Software needed to grow for the task at hand. Gearbox even build a new studio to prepare itself for this and future projects. Although no official platform has been announced there was something mentioned  about this in the  Take Two financial  reports,  as a completely new Borderlands game is in development and is built specifically for the next-gen consoles (Playstation 4 & Xbox One).

Obviously, there is going to be another Borderlands, a Borderlands 3 but before cautioning, we don’t even know if we’re going to call it that. – Randy Pitchford

While Randy wanted to tell something about the next Borderlands the 2K Games staff needed to cover their ears. Although there where no shocking reveals it turns out that Scott Kester will be Art Director for Borderlands 3. Scott was also Art Director on Battleborn and designed the Vault Hunters from Borderlands 2. Mikey Neumann will be writing the script for this new installment. Mike helpt with the writing on the first Borderlands and does the Voice of Scooter. After the events of Tales from the Borderlands it was suggested to Mikey that Scooter could have a son and would be named Scooper. So Mikey spoke in some dialogue like scooter and pitch-shifted the voice a few pitches up  which resulted into a funny chipmunk voice. But we have to wait and see if this will ever make it into the game.

As the development of Battleborn DLC is still in production, Randy Varnell teamed up with Brian Thomas so see if they could add some Borderlands 3 easter eggs into the DLC Packs.

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