Borderlands 3 has solely been obtainable for a bit over every week at this level, however the shooter-looter online game has already damaged a ton of gross sales data, in line with 2K. Not solely did it do nicely on PC and promote extra total copies than Borderlands 2 in its first 5 days in comparison with the similar time frame for that title, but it surely’s the fastest-selling title in 2K’s historical past.
More particularly, 2K has shared through press launch that 50% extra people bought Borderlands 3 in comparison with Borderlands 2 inside the first 5 days of launch, and it is the highest-selling PC title for the label in a five-day window regardless of the indisputable fact that it is an Epic Games Store unique. Additionally, the title had a 5 million unit sell-in to retailers. Also of curiosity? 70% of parents purchased the sport digitally throughout this time, and 2K claims it broke pre-order data for the Epic Games Store.
“Borderlands 3’s extremely profitable launch is a results of the laborious work and longstanding partnership between Gearbox Software and 2K,” David Ismailer, President of 2K, mentioned as a part of the press launch. “We are immensely grateful to everyone who played a role in making the Borderlands series the global, pop culture phenomenon that it is today, including hundreds of developers at Gearbox and many who have made this their life’s work. We also want to thank the Borderlands community. Mayhem does not happen by itself, and their passion for the series is what drives us to make each game an amazing experience.”
Borderlands 3 is now obtainable for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. You can take a look at all of our earlier protection of the online game proper right here. Here’s a snippet of our full official evaluate, whereby ComicBook.com’s Tanner Dedmon gave the sport a Four out of 5:
Borderlands 3 is, in some ways, lots. From the begin of the sport to the level the place you’ve spent full days taking part in, that assertion stays true. There are numerous weapons, there are numerous methods to get distracted, there are numerous jokes, and there are numerous moments that really feel like they’re simply strung collectively by numerous individuals yelling at you. Underneath this avalanche of completely every thing is a shining spectacle of a looter shooter, a end result of rewarding and difficult options chained collectively by a so-so story.