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Borderlands 2 Smashes Pre-Order Records

Posted by Sammy Barker

In the firing line

Gearbox’s extremely popular Borderlands franchise has maintained its record breaking form by smashing pre-order records. Publisher 2K Games told MCV earlier this week that the upcoming Borderlands 2 has become the most anticipated title in the company’s history.

“We’re exceptionally happy with the level of support gamers have shown to Borderlands 2, and the pre-orders are reflecting what a beloved franchise this is,” sales director Dave Gould told the industry website. “Orders are increasing week-on-week at a rate we’ve never before experienced for a 2K title. They are exceeding our already high expectations, there’s huge momentum behind the game.”

Strauss Zelnick, the CEO of 2K Games’ parent company Take-Two, added that the first-person shooter is the third most pre-ordered title in the firm’s history. It sits behind Rockstar’s staggeringly successful Grand Theft Auto series.

Are you eager to get your hands on Borderlands 2? Let us know in the comments section below.


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User Comments (6)



Splat said:

I'm just now playing the first one thanks to PS+ and I'm enjoying it. I'm not really a first person fan but the leveling up and buying and selling guns is really addictive.

I don't plan on pre-ordering the second one or anything but I could see picking it up later on.

My only real complaint with the first game is the lackluster story.



goldgin said:

"My only real complaint with the first game is the lackluster story."

  • Understatement

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