Players who own the game will find the patch available on November 10 for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Meanwhile, it will rollout on November 12 for the PS5 in select territories, before a global launch on November 19. Borderlands 3’s next-gen upgrade will be free for all owners.
The patch has been designed to take full advantage the next-gen consoles, which an increased framerate of 60fps, more fluidity to visceral combat and the ability to run at a full 4K resolution. Additionally, three to four player local co-operative play is also being introduced, in addition to vertical two player co-op.
Check out the announcement tweet below:
Get ready for a new generation of mayhem! #Borderlands3’s next-gen upgrade will be available day-and-date with Microsoft and Sony’s new consoles. PLUS, players who own the game and a next-gen console can upgrade within the same console family for free!
— Borderlands 3 (@Borderlands) October 13, 2020
A new episode of The Borderlands Show is expected to air on October 29 at 5pm BST at the Borderlands Twitch channel, and will bring some new news.
Borderlands 3 joins numerous games that will be introducing free upgrades for next-gen owners. For Honor was recently announced to be joining a catalogue of games to be making the jump, alongside other titles such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Dead By Daylight, and Doom Eternal.
While many companies are embracing the idea of providing free upgrades, others are refusing to do so. Both 505 Games and Insomniac Games have revealed that Control and Marvel’s Spider-Man, respectively, will not be getting a free upgrades.