Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt Now Available for Borderlands® 2

  Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt Now Available for Borderlands® 2

 Grab your guns and join Pandora’s popular adventurer to hunt down completely
        original enemies in the all-new, treacherous swamps of Aegrus

     Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hash tag #biggamehunt

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 15, 2013

2K Games and Gearbox Software announced today that Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game
Hunt, the third add-on content campaign for Borderlands® 2, is available for
download today worldwide* on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system
from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. To
date, the critically acclaimed shooter Borderlands 2 has won more than 55
end-of-year awards worldwide, including "Best Shooter" and "Best Multiplayer"
at Spike’s 2012 Video Game Awards and "Game of the Year" from G4TV.

Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, the third add-on content campaign for
Borderlands(R) 2, is available ...

Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, the third add-on content campaign for
Borderlands(R) 2, is available for download today worldwide* on the Xbox
360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)3
computer entertainment system and Windows PC. (Photo: Business Wire)

Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt takes place in Aegrus, the uncharted territory
deep in the swamps of Pandora and features new appearances by familiar friends
like Sir Hammerlock and Claptrap. It also introduces some all-new characters,
like Hyperion Scientist Professor Nakayama, who wants nothing more than to
derail your hunting trip. With Borderlands 2’s cheeky adventurer as their
guide, vault hunters will explore the all-new environments of The Sun Swamps
while on memorable quests to collect irresistible new loot and fight
devastating new bosses, such as the cave-dwelling beast Thermitage. All the
while, up to four friends will cooperatively hunt down new enemies such as the
spider-like Two-Legged Drifters, flying Slagged Spores and insane Vampire
Witch Doctors – that unleash swarms of blood-thirsty bats. Vault hunters
beware: this is sure to be the most dangerous Borderlands hunt yet!

Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt is the third of four add-on content campaigns
for Borderlands 2. The Borderlands 2 Season Pass is still available for
purchase, giving players immediate access to the first three add-content
campaigns, and the fourth one by June 2013. The Borderlands 2 Season Pass
provides $40.00 of add-on content for only $29.99 (PlayStation®Network) / 2400
Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network) / $29.99 (Windows
PC). Each add-on content campaign, including Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt,
is also available for purchase individually for 800 Microsoft Points / $9.99.

"2K prides itself on publishing high-quality, high-value games, and Sir
Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt lives up to those standards," said Christoph
Hartmann, president of 2K. "The team continues to do a brilliant job extending
the Borderlands experience, and the Season Pass allows our fans to enjoy that
content at a great value."

"Claptrap needed work and Sir Hammerlock needs help, so Borderlands 2 players
are called to action," added Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software.
"Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Huntis a new, original campaign expansion to
theBorderlands 2experience featuring awesome new content including a new fan
boat vehicle that can be rigged with a badass flamethrower to help fight tons
of new beasts and tribal enemies and take their loot."

Borderlands 2 is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is available now on Xbox
360, PS3™ and Windows PC. For the latest Borderlands 2 news and information,
please visit  the official  Borderlands 2 web site  and check out Borderlands
2 on Facebook.

2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive
Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

*Available Wednesday, January 16 on PS3 in Europe and Oceania.

About Borderlands 2

Developed by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 2 is the critically acclaimed
sequel to the breakout original that invented a new genre, the FPS/RPG hybrid
known as "shooter-looter." Borderlands 2 features all-new characters and skill
trees, diverse new environments, missions and enemies, as well as weapons and
equipment with more personality than ever before. Players experience an
all-new story that takes place five years after the events of the original
game. Four friends can team up online to journey through the huge, open world
of Pandora to take down the notorious Handsome Jack and his corrupt Hyperion
Corporation.

About Take-Two Interactive Software

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a
leading developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for
consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products
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the 2007 Game of the Year - BioShock®; published the critically acclaimed
Borderlands™; continued the award-winning Sid Meier’s Civilization® series;
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About Gearbox Software

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best-selling original and licensed video games they have developed for major
video game platforms. Founded in 1999 and located near Dallas, TX, Gearbox
Software is well known for the creation, development and management of its
original blockbuster video game franchises including the best-selling new
property of 2009, Borderlands, and its record setting downloadable content,
the critically acclaimed award winning Brothers in Arms series, and the Duke
Nukem franchise. The company has also developed licensed video games for many
of the industry’s top franchises including Halo, Half-Life, Tony Hawk’s Pro
Skater, 007 James Bond, Aliens and others. Gearbox Software’s success has been
enabled and supported through several key mutually beneficial business
relationships with strong publishing partners including Activision, Electronic
Arts, Ubisoft Entertainment, Microsoft Games Studios, Sega, and Take-Two/2K
Games.

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