Borderlands® 2 Psycho Pack Now Available
Sixth playable character, Krieg the Psycho, brings even more mayhem to Pandora
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NEW YORK -- May 14, 2013
2K and Gearbox Software today announced that the sixth playable character for
Borderlands®2, Krieg the Psycho, is now available via digital download across
all available platforms for $9.99 (800 Microsoft Points). The Psycho Pack*
offers fans a chance to play with one of the most iconic personalities in the
The sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho, harnesses
his psychotic multiple p ...
The sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho, harnesses
his psychotic multiple personalities to give the bandits and baddies of
Pandora a taste of their own medicine. (Graphic: Business Wire)
With over 55 editorial awards and approximately six-million units sold-in to
date, 2K and Gearbox continue to celebrate the critical and commercial success
of Borderlands 2 by allowing players to harness Krieg’s psychotic multiple
personalities and give psycho bandits a taste of their own medicine.
Borderlands fans can now rip foes to shreds with Krieg’s deadly attack skill –
Buzz Axe Rampage. Players can also stack combat bonuses with Krieg’s Bloodlust
skill tree, live on the edge of insanity with his Mania skill tree, or engulf
enemies in flames with his Hellborn skill tree.
“On behalf of the development team at Gearbox Software, I want to thank the
fans of Borderlands 2 for the love and engagement that allows us to invest our
hearts and time into supporting the game with an entirely new player
character, Kreig the Psycho," said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox
Software. “Our fans now get the opportunity to step into the shoes of one of
the most iconic characters in the Borderlands franchise as they slice their
way through Pandora on the hunt for new loot!”
“Fans have been clamoring for Krieg since we first announced him at PAX East,”
said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “The Psycho Pack adds even more
replayability to the wildly popular Borderlands 2 experience that both casual
and hardcore fans will love.”
Vault Hunters can use the new character class to shoot and loot their way to
new heights in Borderlands 2 with the recently released Ultimate Vault Hunter
Upgrade Pack. The pack raises the level cap to 61 for all six characters,
unlocks a third play through called Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode, and is
available now for $4.99 (400 Microsoft Points) as a standalone purchase. It is
also included as part of the Borderlands 2 Season Pass, which contains nearly
$45.00 of content for $29.99 (2400 Microsoft Points).
Borderlands 2 is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is available now on the
Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3
computer entertainment system and Windows PC. For the latest Borderlands 2
news and information, please visit the official Borderlands 2 web site, and
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*Borderlands 2 is not included in this pack, but is required to play all of
the included content.
About Borderlands 2
Developed by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 2 has won more than 55 editorial
awards in 2012 and 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.
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