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Original Borderlands to be remastered, reveals Australian ratings board

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2K Games and Gearbox Software are remastering the original insanity that was Borderlands. According to the Australian ratings board, it will be called Borderlands Remastered Edition.

It is expected to arrive for PC, Xbox One and PS4. It was a collaborative effort between Gearbox and 2K Australia. This re-release was rated MA15+ yesterday, December 11th.

Free-to-play Borderlands Online releases in China in 2015

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China-based Shanda Games is developing a PC and mobile version of Borderlands, and it’s taking aim at the free-to-play market in the Far East. Borderlands Online is unlikely to come to Western markets.

Gearbox Software, creator of the series, is collaborating with Shanda. Chinese fans can expect a billion microtransactions for a gazillion guns no doubt. Its impact on the wider series is unknown.

Gearbox update original Borderlands multiplayer with Steamworks

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The closure of GameSpy meant that original Borderlands Vault Hunters could no longer play co-op together, but developer Gearbox Software has just now released a new multiplayer update.

Steamworks now powers the online chaos on Pandora. The studio would also like to reminds fans that their physical DVD versions can be activated on Steam.

Latest Borderlands update removes DRM, gets game ready for multiplayer restoration

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Borderlands was one of the games hit by the whole GameSpy server shutdown business, which was not good news for a game focused mainly on co-operative play.

It's all going to be okay, though, fans of shooting and looting - an update released yesterday not only removed SecuRom DRM from the game, but also added a "Granting Tool" to turn retail copies of Borderlands into Steam versions. The accompanying Steam community post confirms that "Steamworks multiplayer is coming in a future update".

Borderlands 3 will happen, Gearbox reassures fans

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Gearbox might be focusing on its new IP Battleborn right now, but that doesn't mean the studio has forgotten about the heavy-hitting Borderlands franchise.

Speaking to Game Informer, executive producer Sean Reardon said only "asteroids" hitting Earth would stop them making a third game in the co-op shooter franchise. Does he know something we don't?

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