Borderlands Remastered Listing Hints at Xbox One and PS4 Port

Gearbox’s blockbuster RPG-shooter could be the next game to be given a next-gen makeover.

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Borderlands, the RPG-like shooter which went on to sell more than 5 million units, is likely coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as a deluxe remastered edition.

Publishing label 2K Games has yet to officially announce the next-gen update, but a listing on the Australian Classification Board appears to have revealed the publisher’s plans prematurely. Little else can be gathered from the listing, though it does suggest that 2K Australia--which was the principal developer of Borderlands: The pre-Sequel--has been delegated duties to build the port.

Remastered updates of popular last-gen games have become a common feature of the gaming calendar. Tomb Raider Definitive Edition, The Last of Us Remastered, and Grand Theft Auto 5 are some of the most popular re-releases on next-gen systems.

Gearbox Software, the creator of the Borderlands series, recently suggested that it was the comparatively low installed-base of the next-gen consoles that convinced it to ship Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on last-gen machines only.

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DarkSoleride

Just give me Borderlands 3 please on PlayStation 4 and do a cheaper version which includes the season pass comparing to buying the retail game then a additional £24 for the pass that would be great.

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oflow

I'd be more happy if they released the prequel on next gen.

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Don't waste your time, Gearbox. Just build a fresh game from scratch and call it Borderlands 3.

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T0ny510

lmfao, Next Gen consoles, last Gen games. This is ridiculous.

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DarkSoleride

<< LINK REMOVED >> I think creativity has come to a halt everyone else is waiting for somebody to come out with something fresh because they are too scared to lose money on a project they have no idea how its going to be received by gamers and critics . So welcome one and all to the Eight Generation of gaming the dawning age of Remasters and HD Remakes.

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Grenadehh

Hey so while you're allwasting your god damn time and money remastering games due to an inability to make new ones, can you release a 1080p megaman x collection? For @#$%'s sake?!


Or maybe could you give other SNES games a pretty new layer of paint?

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oflow

Isn't mighty no 9 the 'new' megaman?

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Grenadehh

Just kill me.

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Kos1c

I don't want a BL1, I would prefer the 2nd or the pre-sequel, two titles I've not really touched. The first title, I've completed about 4 t imes over, and I wouldn't really go through it again.


I'm a little tired of the whole re-makes, but the next gen is lacking the library of games. But I'm really fed up with companies trying to milk their titles.


Square Enix, I'm looking at you.


FFVII, This was an epic game from the Ps1, now it has arised on the PC with no real enhancements, and that same PC port will venture it's way to the PS4, and be costing us another £10+.

FFXII, another title recently got moved over to the Pc, with, from what I can see. Now enhancement, and that will be tagged over to the PS4, again with little work. Also, the FFX HD remakes are being pushed onto the PS4.


This is what is annoying me about the next gen, is companies are using it to their adventage to milk old titles. There is only a few companies actually putting in the effort into making their games worth it.


The 3 remakes I've played on the PS4, are Tomb Raider, The Last of Us and GTA5, the only one I was really impressed with was GTA5. The Last of Us was nice, but there was some popping where it looked a bit shitty. Tomb Raider, I experienced it on PC, and it was pretty bad of a game.

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Grenadehh

<< LINK REMOVED >> MS and Sony have both been doing this since 2006, as well. Well, MS has. Sony especially once PS3 came out. Nintendo has been doing it since Wii existed - charging 10 dollars for SNES games on VC.


PS You aren't playing any nintendo anything in 1080p, except on WiiU and even then, only some of the Wii U games are 1080p.

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WhoIsTheDrizzle

I can't remember. Did every company remaster their late ps2/xbox games for 360/ps3?

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Grenadehh

<< LINK REMOVED >> Well:


Silent Hill HD, ZOE HD, DMC HD, MGS HD, RE4 HD, CVX HD, God of War 1,2, GoS, CoL HD, Shadow of Colossus and Ico HD, Killzone 1 HD, what else what else.


Ninja Gaiden Sigma. Prince of Persia trilogy HD. Soul Calibur 2 HD.


So to answer your question, yes.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Well remasters weren't really possible on last gen was it because of the massive disparity between the already hard to develop for consoles.

This gen because both new consoles are a lot easier to design for and are closer to PC anyway it isn't as hard. Last gen they'd basically have to remake everything about the game from the ground up to make it work.

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JustBeFahad

<< LINK REMOVED >> I thought PS3 had backwards compatibility?

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Naa I'm good I'll just wait for Borderlands 3.

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VenkmanPHD

Hm.. put both games with all their DLC for 50 bucks and you got a deal.

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wexorian

<< LINK REMOVED >> all three games and dlc for 30$-40$ DEAL!

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justerthought

This will please fans of the game. I tried it free with PSN Plus and hated it because the handling was really jerky with ugly glitchy screen tear graphics like a bad PC port. I imagine all those issues will be fixed with a PS4 remaster but I don't know if it's the kind of game you would replay. It's a bit like remastering COD. Not worth it. Just make a sequel.

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deon99

Why would they try and release the first game ?The Australian team just did The Pre - Sequal, so why not bring that over?

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GamerX614

And thus without Backwards Compatibility it makes it easier for them to try to sell us games we already have sitting on the shelf from one generation ago.

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >> lol you are delusional if you think it was a strategic business tactic and not technological incompatibilities that led to no backwards compatibility.

Are they taking advantage of that scenario? Of course, it's a BUSINESS. But that doesn't mean it was the root cause.

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Grenadehh

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Are you retarded?


Yea, you are.


This was ABSOLUTELY a business move. It has been, and it was made by the industry as a whole almost a decade ago.

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Dropping BC was not a business tactic, it was a technological obstacle to keep it in the systems.

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure this out.

As I said, they take advantage of that. Of course they do, it's a business.

But don't confuse end result with primary cause.

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Boddicker

Meh. I've already played all the BL games to death several times over. Though I'd like to play these without the frame rate issues that last gen had.



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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >> The games were pretty fun, but I never understood how people could go through them over and over.

I'm all for games with a ton of replayability, but I didn't feel like borderlands had that.

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mjonk2pc

I beat the same bosses thousands of times looking for the best loot. I do the same thing with Destiny now

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adro191

not sure what's there to re-master, it's not like the original borderlands graphics were meant to be realistic. however I'd like to play both Borderlands and Borderlands 2 on my PS4

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >> Actually, the original borderlands graphics WERE meant to be realistic. If you remember, they had a massive delay during development in order to change the entire art style to the cell-shaded style we now see.

Prior to that change, the graphics were really good. However, in the interest of keeping co-op a viable option they decided to change the art style to one that was less taxing on the hardware. This is because when you have local co-op you have to basically double everything being rendered.

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Boddicker

<< LINK REMOVED >> It'll probably be brought up to PC levels.

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bubba_1988

So it's official now, every sequel to come to X1 and PS4 will also have their prequels remastered for said consoles as well. I assume we will be getting remasters of Skyrim, Fallout, Uncharted, Gears, Batman, etc . . . . ..

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justerthought

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A Skyrim PS4 remaster is high on my wish list but I doubt it will happen.

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I already upgraded my video card (200$) just to play skyrim on the ultra settings. I can't imagine a console remaster would be much better than that.

I hope we get an uncharted remaster trilogy though, I'd totally buy that.

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51gamer

Never played the first two even though I have them on PS3 thanks to PS+ I'll rent it but I can't say a 3 year old game is really anything to get excited about.

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sladakrobot

<< LINK REMOVED >> I can highly recommend Borderlands and its DLCs.
Never played BL2

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Xirtahm

No... F*ck no. I am not starting these over again from scratch.

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Latebloomer9

I want a Resident Evil 4 disk for Xbox One !

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LordCrash88

If that's true PC customers should get the remastered stuff for free.

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >> ...Why does everyone who buys a PC game feel they should get the re-released versions for free?

I fail to see how buying it on PC grants some special immunity to profit for product as opposed to those who bought the same disk made for a console.

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LordCrash88

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Because that's how PC games and the PC platform work. It's always the same platform. PS3 and PS4 are two distinctive platforms.

Also there is nothing wrong with asking for that. Or are you just jealous for no apparent reason?

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> It's still a separate product. Also no, I'm not jealous of someone who feels entitled to a new version of something he bought.

That's like saying Apple should give you the new iPhone for free 'cause you bought last years model.

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Grenadehh

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Frankly they should because iPhone 6 is NOT a new product, actually. If you think it is, you're pathetic.


Well, okay, bad example, iPhone 6 does have new features: it bends.


You should get a 75% discount though for trading yours in for the new model.

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VenkmanPHD

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> ...Really? I'm pathetic for acknowledging the FACT that the iPhone 6 is a newer product than the 5?

I never said it was a GOOD product, screw apple.

Regardless, you clearly lack the skill-set of basic logic from that statement so I can see there is no talking to you.

Good luck with your irrational expectations of hand-outs. I'm sure it will serve you well.

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Megavideogamer

They should just do a Borderlands 1,2 and The pre-sequel collection for Xbox one and PS4

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sladakrobot

<< LINK REMOVED >> Where can i vote for that?

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sladakrobot

I didnt saw this coming...honestly...not! lol

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DaVillain-

Nobody did.

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Grenadehh

<< LINK REMOVED >> Because it's completely uncalled for, just like sleeping dogs remaster.

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deathwish026

give me borderlands 1 2 and pre sequal all in one for abone plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz