Borderlands 3 Hits Switch Next Month

Borderlands 3 is coming to Switch, four years after the game’s original launch on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, and it’s hitting the Nintendo console next month. Fans of the series have been asking for it for years now, especially since all the other mainline Borderlands games are playable on the console. Developer Gearbox Software is finally delivering and it’s doing so on October 6. 

It’s not just Borderlands 3 that’s coming to Switch. Gearbox says it is specifically the Ultimate Edition of the game, which features all six content add-ons and a collection of bonus cosmetic packs. 

Here’s what you get in the Ultimate Edition of Borderlands 3:

  • Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot add-on
  • Guns, Love, and Tentacles: The Marriage of Wainwright & Hammerlock add-on
  • Bounty of Blood add-on
  • Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck add-on
  • Designer’s Cut add-on, featuring the “Arms Race” mode, an additional skill tree for each Vault Hunter, a new raid boss, new story missions, behind-the-scenes extras, and three Vault Cards
  • All four Multiverse Final Form cosmetic packs
  • All four Multiverse Disciples of the Vault cosmetic packs
  • Butt Stallion Pack, which includes a weapon skin, trinket, and the Butt Stallion grenade mod
  • Retro Cosmetic Pack, which includes a Vault Hunter skin, ECHO device skin, and a trinket
  • Neon Cosmetic Pack, which includes a weapon skin and a trinket
  • Gearbox Cosmetic Pack, which includes a weapon skin and a trinket
  • Toy Box Weapon Pack, which includes two toy guns, a toy grenade mod, and a trinket
  • Equippable XP and Loot Drop Boost Mods

Gearbox is also releasing a physical version of Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition and preorders for it are now live. 

Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition hits Switch on October 6. 

While waiting for its release, read Game Informer’s Borderlands 3 review and then read Game Informer’s ranking of the entire Borderlands series. Check out every confirmed character casting in the upcoming Borderlands movie after that. 

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