The Borderlands 3 release date has yet to be confirmed, but recent comments from developer Gearbox has suggested we’re in for quite a long wait for the next entry in the popular action-RPG franchise.
Speaking with IGN, Randy Pitchford confirmed that the studio is thinking big for Borderland 3, and as such “that’s not something you can just cook up overnight.”
“The easiest thing in the world would be for us to churn out a lot of Pre-Sequels, and we could make a lot of money,” he added. “But I don’t think that’s—I think we need to figure this out and do this right. So we’re going to work on it, and when we think we’ve had it—we’re not going to announce anything until we think we have something worthy of announcing. And then we’ll set expectations on that.”
Borderlands 3 hasn’t officially been announced at this point, although we know it’s definitely in the works. Speaking at PAX West earlier this month, Pitchford revealed that over 90 percent of the team is focusing on the sequel.
Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick hinted earlier this year that Borderlands 3 could ship at some point in 2018, although that would suggest that the project is quite far along in development.
Right now, we’re still short of a formal reveal, although there’s still a few major events that could play host to a Borderlands 3 announcement, such as PlayStation Experience and Paris Games Week.
Stay tuned to PSU for more details on the Borderlands 3 release as we get it.