Borderlands franchise ships 23 million

The Borderlands franchise has shipped an impressive 23 million copies worldwide, Take-Two has announced.

Speaking during its recent financial call (via SeekingAlpha), the publisher’s CEO, Strauss Zelnick, dropped some impressive stats on the shoot-’n-loot series:

Also on March 24, 2K will release Borderlands: The Handsome Collection bringing the critically acclaimed series, which is sold in nearly 23 million units worldwide, [to] the next-gen consoles for the first time. The Handsome Collection includes Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with all of the downloadable content for both titles.”

Take-Two previously announced that its next instalment in the Borderlands franchise is currently in development exclusively for ‘next-gen’ systems.