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Borderlands Science players solve over 36 million puzzles in one month
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Borderlands Science players solve over 36 million puzzles in one month

Last month, on April 7, Borderlands 3 got a new minigame called Borderlands Science, a “puzzle game that benefits the real-world scientific community as you play” by getting players involved in helping to map the human gut microbiome. Now, 2K and Gearbox have shared a bunch of stats they’ve scooped up about the minigame so far – and they’re pretty eye-watering. More than 36 million puzzles have been solved since launch. That’s an average of 1.2 million per day. read more

The first Borderlands 3 DLC is live – here’s what to expect from Handsome Jackpot
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The first Borderlands 3 DLC is live – here’s what to expect from Handsome Jackpot

Borderlands 3 launched back in September after years of anticipation, but the rigours of modern game development don’t stop on a release date. Gearbox’s loot shooter – you can’t make me say ‘looter shooter,’ don’t try – has already gotten a load of free content updates, and now it’s time for the first big DLC expansion. The Handsome Jackpot release date is here. read more

Borderlands 3 loses 93% of its Twitch viewership in two weeks
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Borderlands 3 loses 93% of its Twitch viewership in two weeks

Now that Gearbox’s RPG shooter Borderlands 3 has been out for a couple of weeks, we’ve got a rough idea of how many players have been getting their teeth into it. It had a pretty big launch, doubling Borderlands 2’s peak player count on PC on launch day, and selling more than five million copies in its first five days. However, it looks like Borderlands 3’s viewership on Twitch has seen quite a dip since its release – it’s dropped 93%. read more

Gearbox says it’s “thrilled Troy Baker’s career really took off after working with us”
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Gearbox says it’s “thrilled Troy Baker’s career really took off after working with us”

Prolific voice actor Troy Baker played Rhys in Tales from the Borderlands. Rhys returned in Borderlands 3, but Baker did not – and the reasons why became a weirdly public debate as Baker and Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford provided contradictory accounts on social media and at convention Q&As. More recent statements and interviews reveal it was a union dispute – but the parties involved still can’t agree on what happened, and another Gearbox statement has raised even more ire. read more