At the Gearbox Showcase held at PAX West, 2K and Gearbox Software have revealed a first look at the detailed gameplay of New Tales from the Borderlandsa choice-based standalone interactive narrative adventure set in the Borderlands universe.
A character preview trailer also accompanied this announcement, offering a deeper look at the three lovable losers players will control throughout their adventures.
In the newly revealed gameplay footage, fans got their first glimpse of the game’s intense and eventful cinematic adventure, as the ruthless corporations of the Borderlands, the Vault technology that plays a significant role in changing the universe, as well as three ordinary citizens collide.
- Every choice counts. Every choice you make can impact how your story unfolds, often in unexpected ways. Only by playing the game will you fully understand how your decisions can change the Borderlands.
- Impact of Quick Time events. Passing or failing QTEs has a tangible impact on your adventure, sometimes leading to a premature conclusion and sometimes shaping your story in unexpected ways.
- Immersive visuals. In addition to stunning environments, New Tales from the Borderlands uses vastly improved facial movements and animations, utilizing performance capture and facial mapping technology for the very first time in a Borderlands title.
New Tales from the Borderlands will be available for release worldwide on October 21, 2022 on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store.