Borderlands 2 is an activity role-playing first-person shooter video game developed by Transmission Software application as well as published by 2K Games. It is the second video game in the Borderlands series and also the sequel to 2009’s Borderlands. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and OS X on September 18, 2012. It was ported to the PlayStation Vita on May 13, 2014, and launched for Linux on September 30, 2014.
Borderlands 2 permits gamers to complete a campaign consisting of main pursuits and also optional side-missions as one of four (6 including downloadable web content) prize seekers, “Vault Hunters”, on the planet Pandora. The game’s tale centers around the Vault Hunters on their quest to discover a new alien vault as well as liberate Pandora from the high-handed Handsome Jack. Trick gameplay features from its precursor, such as on the internet collaborative project gameplay, randomly produced loot, such as weapons as well as guards and also character-building elements frequently found in role-playing computer game remain in Borderlands 2.
The video game obtained critical honor as well as was a business success. Downloadable content for the video game was released, consisting of brand-new personalities and stories. The Game of the Year Version of the video game was released on October 8, 2013 in the UNITED STATE and October 11 internationally, including all the previous downloadable and upgrade packs besides the new campaign. A PlayStation Vita version was launched in May 2014, and was created by Iron Galaxy Studios in cooperation with Transmission. PlayStation 4 and also Xbox One ports of Borderlands 2 as well as its DLC were released as part of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection on March 24, 2015. Borderlands 2 had actually sold over 13 million copies, making it 2K’s highest-selling title. An innovator titled Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was launched in October 2014, and also a sequel titled Borderlands 3 was released in September 2019.