Company Overview of Gearbox Software, L.L.C.
Gearbox Software, L.L.C. develops interactive entertainment solutions. It develops video games for various platforms, including the Microsoft Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows PC, Mac, Nintendo DS, and PSP. The company also establishes and owns franchises. Gearbox Software, L.L.C. was founded in 1999 and is based in Plano, Texas.
101 East Park Boulevard
Plano, TX 75074-8823
Founded in 1999
Key Executives for Gearbox Software, L.L.C.
Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President of Licensing and Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Gearbox Software, L.L.C. Key Developments
2K and Gearbox Software Announce Availability of Battleborn
Aug 19 15
2K and Gearbox Software have announced that Battleborn, the new first-person shooter from the creators of Borderlands, will be available from February 9, 2016 for PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC. An open beta will be held prior to the release of the game and more details about the public test will be shared later this year. Additionally, the companies revealed four new playable heroes at Gamescom, including Ambra, Mellka, Reyna, and Benedict. Set in the distant future, Battleborn is a first-person shooter featuring 25 unique playable heroes who form an unlikely alliance to save the last star in the universe from a mysterious enemy hell-bent on its destruction.
2K and Gearbox Software Launch Borderlands Shooter Video Game
Feb 9 15
2K and Gearbox Software have launched Borderlands. Borderlands brings the critically-acclaimed series to next-gen consoles for the first time and offering the complete story of the franchise's most iconic villain, Handsome Jack. The Handsome Collection includes Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with all of the downloadable content for both titles - over $100 of value on prior-gen consoles, but now with the high performance and graphical fidelity of next-gen consoles for only $59.99. The Handsome Collection will launch in North America on March 24, 2015, and internationally on March 27, 2015, on PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. For the first time on a console, players can experience Borderlands 2 and/or Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in HD - looking better than ever before. After hours of shooting-n-looting in Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on prior gen consoles, players can carry their leveled-up characters and Badass Rank over to The Handsome Collection. Additionally, up to four players can play together on a single television with four-player split screen - another first for the franchise.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and Gearbox Software Announce Next-Gen IP, Battleborn(TM)
Jul 8 14
2K and Gearbox Software announced Battleborn(TM), an all-new full-featured triple-A hero-shooter experience for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC is in development. Battleborn is developed by the teams behind the critically acclaimed hybrid role-playing-shooter Borderlands 2, and is an ambitious fusion of genres. The game combines highly-stylized visuals and frenetic first-person shooting, with Gearbox's co-operative combat, and an expansive collection of diverse heroes. Battleborn is set in the distant future of an imaginative science-fantasy universe where players experience both a narrative-driven co-operative campaign, as well as competitive multiplayer matches. Battleborn is available for pre-order and will release during Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.'s fiscal year 2016 ending March 31, 2016, for Xbox One, PlayStation(R)4 system and PC.
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