New Borderlands 3 Story DLC Releases Next Month
Borderlands 3's story continues with a casino heist.
Gearbox has announced the first DLC campaign for Borderlands 3, Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, will launch on December 19. The DLC is the final piece of Borderlands 3 post-launch content scheduled for 2019--though Gearbox's loot shooter will get more campaign add-ons starting in 2020.
To access Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, you'll need to have at least reached Sanctuary III, the spaceship hub area unlocked when you complete the opening campaign chapters on Pandora. The DLC is specifically tuned to characters who are level 13, but enemies will scale to your level if your chosen vault hunter is much higher. Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot is included in Borderlands 3's season pass, though it is available as a standalone purchase as well.
In Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, you'll unlock a brand-new area: The Handsome Jackpot. Prior to his death in Borderlands 2, Handsome Jack transformed the space station into a massive casino. Following his death, the station was locked-up tight--trapping the multitude of dangerous loader bots and patrons within it for years. Moxxi wants to crack the station open and pull off a heist to steal all of the money and valuables still aboard--and you're joining her crew to help her deal with the residents who have all now lost their minds.
The DLC includes new campaign missions, side quests, enemy types, bosses, and legendary loot. You can also find new types of cosmetics onboard The Handsome Jackpot--specifically, new vault hunter heads and skins, weapon trinkets, an ECHO device skin, and new emotes--as well as new Borderlands lore.
Borderlands 3 is available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. GameSpot's Borderlands 3 review reads, "If you've never been a fan of the franchise, it's unlikely Borderlands 3 does enough things differently to change your mind, as the game best excels at continuing what the series has always done: deliver a humorous tall tale of misfits looting and shooting their way to heroism."
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