• December 20 Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt official trailer released on @ECHOcasts
  • December 19 Borderlands 2 wins the Peoples Choice Awards from @IGN for "Best 360 Action Game", "PS3 Shooter", "PS3 MP Game", "Overall PS3 Game", and "PC Shooter".
  • December 19 Sir Hammerlock hacks the @ECHOcasts Twitter account from Mr Torgue.
  • December 13 "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" confirmed for next DLC.[5]
  • December 13 An unnamed update for the Xbox was released for Borderlands 2.
  • December 13 Patch 1.3.0 is released for Borderlands 2 on PC.
  • December 12 Borderlands 2 wins the Raptr Awards - Most Played Games of 2012 awards for "Most Played New Game", "Most Played Long-Awaited Sequel", and "No Bathroom Break."
  • December 12 The second issue of the Borderlands: Origins comic series is out.
  • December 12 Borderlands 2 Ringtones and Notifications released for free on Borderlands 2 website.
  • December 12 For those who missed them the Creature Slaughter Dome and Collector's Edition DLC are now available for purchase.
  • December 7 Borderlands 2 wins "Best Shooter," "Best Multiplayer Game," "Best Performance By a Human Male (Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack)," and "Character of the Year (Claptrap)" at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.
  • November 20 Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage is now available!
  • November 19 Mr. Torgue answers gamer's questions on reddit.
  • November 16 Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage to be released on November 20th.
  • November 15 Patch 1.2.2 is released for Borderlands 2 on PC.
  • November 15 Mr Torgue hacks Gaige’s @ECHOcasts Twitter account.
  • November 14 Patch 1.2.1 is released for Borderlands 2 on PC.
  • November 14 IDW Publishings released a comic mini-series called Borderlands:Origins, free of charge.
  • November 13 Patch 1.2.0 is released for Borderlands 2 on PC.
  • November 8 Borderlands 2 coming to Mac on November 20th.
  • November 5 Gearbox launches the second season of the Claptrap Web Series.
  • October 31 Halloween-themed skins for all five Borderlands 2 classes released via Shift codes, valid until November 4th.
  • October 31 Borderlands legends is released for the iPhone/iPad.
  • October 23 Borderlands legends is [18], is coming to iOS this October.
  • October 22 Randy Pitchford tweeted confirmation that a 6th playable character class is in the works.
  • October 18 Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage Trophies leaked!
  • October 16 Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty is now available!
  • October 15 Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty DLC gameplay preview [19]
  • October 15 Sir Hammerlock introduces the Mechromancer [20]
  • October 11 Gaige's fourth Echo Log released.
  • October 11 Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty Confirmed as DLC [21]
  • October 10 Gaige's third Echo Log released.
  • October 10 Upcoming DLC “Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty.” rumours.
  • October 9 Gaige the Mechromancer is officially available on all platforms.
  • October 9 Release of Mechromancer DLC announced at Randy Pitchford's Twitter
  • October 8 Gaige skill tree is online.
  • October 8 Gaige's second Echo Log released.
  • October 5 Gaige's first Echo Log is released.
  • October 4 Gearbox has made an official Twitter account for Gaige the Mechromancer.[22]
  • September 26 Get a chance to play with Gearbox/2K Games developers on Borderlands 2! (Xbox 360 ONLY)
  • September 23 It's possible to get a free golden key by signing up for Gearbox shift! [23]
  • September 21 The first issue of the Borderlands: Origins comic series is out.
  • September 21 Borderlands 2 is out Worldwide!
  • September 20 Gamers from Russia, the Baltic states, and CIS territories will receive a bundle that contains both the Russian language version, as well as the worldwide version of the game. 2K Games Community Manager
  • September 18 Borderlands 2 is released in the United States! Get it on: Steam, Amazon, GameStop, Walmart.
  • September 17 Borderlands Podcast Episode 7 released Link.
  • September 17 Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer.
  • September 16 A chance to play with Jonathan Davis, (Lead singer of Korn), in an Xbox "Game of Fame" event.
  • September 15 Interview with Randy Pitchford on IGN.
  • September 15 Terramorphous boss fight *Spoilers*.
  • September 15 2K broadcasts BL2 from Gearbox Software's Community Day. ([24])
  • September 14 Borderlands 2 can now be preloaded on Steam! ([25])
  • September 14 IGN reviewed Borderlands 2 with a 9.0/10 score! . ([26])
  • September 13 Gearbox releases Mount Jackmore, a 3D Multiplayer game, available to most of Europe. ([27])
  • September 13 New Mechromancer news, fully textured and plenty more new skills, [28]
  • September 13 Awesome Borderlands Cosplay,via Kotaku (Gallery).
  • September 12 Gearbox release info about the Golden Key.
  • September 12 Gearbox President Randy Pitchford wants to see Borderlands 2 on PlayStation Vita. Link
  • September 12 Borderlands Podcast Episode 6 released. Link
  • September 11 New developer walkthroughs showing skill trees for each of the 4 main characters: Axton, Zer0, Maya and Salvador
  • September 8 Wildlife Exploitation Preserve gameplay with Zer0 and Axton.
  • September 8 New gameplay featuring Salvador and Maya here.
  • September 7 Borderlands 2 smashes 2K pre-order record in UK.Link
  • September 7 Borderlands 2 skill calculator is now live on the official website.Link
  • September 7 GiantBomb Quick Look Exclusive: Borderlands 2 Gameplay link
  • September 6 IGN hosts a live stream with Randy Pitchford link
  • September 5 New PAX gameplay featuring Mordecai in the Wildlife Exploitation Preserve. Part One, Part Two.
  • September 4 Explore Pandora.
  • September 4th 2K Games have posted a timelapse video of Borderlands 2/A Work of Art. Watch here.
  • September 3rd Gaige the Mechromancer will be available October 16th.
  • September 3rd Borderlands 2 plans to have Four Post-Release Campaign DLCs.
  • August 31 Introduction to Sir Hammerlock in a new 6 min Trailer.
  • August 31 2K & Gearbox are giving away pieces of the Borderlands 2 graffiti canvas from gamescom. link
  • August 30 IGN exlcusive hour long game play of Salvador and Zer0. link
  • August 30 Gearbox has officially announced four planned DLCs and a Season Pass! More details at Gearbox Forums.
  • August 28 Exclusive hour long gameplay reveals detailed combat and skill trees along with an (incomplete) Mechromancer sneak peek.
  • August 26 Gamescom 2012 hands on review, including arena. 5-4-3-2-1-Sex
  • August 23 Gearbox releases The Border Lands, Borderlands demake (link).
  • August 23 Limited edition trumps cards for independent retailers.
  • August 22 Randy Pitchford talks art music and reveals the Mechromancers name: Gaige
  • August 21 Anthony Burch answers questions about Borderlands 2.
  • August 18 Closer look at the Nomad.
  • August 18 Media and Preview Roundup - Gamescom 2012 Edition. gearbox forum
  • August 16 Live streaming of a 20 ft Borderlands 2 mural to celebrate Borderlands 2 being a work of art. Live stream.
  • August 15 Vladof wants you to know that their quick-firing technology will deliver the avalanche of lead you need to survive on Pandora. Advertisement
  • August 14 If combat is your art, then the Maliwan is the paint of choice. Advertisement
  • August 14 Can't reload your gun as you lack thumbs? Tediore is the manufacturer for you. Advertisement
  • August 13 New Come and Get Me Trailer featuring Handsome Jack.
  • August 13 Additional teaser information on the Mechromancer class.
  • August 11 Randy Pitchford gives an insight of his favourite parts of Borderlands 2. Interview.
  • August 10 Gearbox reveals bonus digital content included in special editions.
  • August 6 Gearbox talks to IGN about ideas and progress of the Mechromancer class DLC.
  • July 27 Borderlands 2 is now on Steam!
  • July 27 A list of Borderlands 2 achievements has been uploaded onto xbox360achievements.
  • July 21 Borderlands 2 has wrapped with Gearbox now working on DLC.
  • July 13 New Borderlands 2 Interview with some of the Gearbox staff on Youtube.
  • July 13 Borderlands 2 hands on reviews Gearbox forum
  • July 12 A new Borderlands 2 trailer is uploaded on Youtube.
  • July 6 Exclusive skins for detecting a Borderlands save file are revealed.
  • June 9 Randy Pitchford talks about himself and Borderlands 2 in a Machinima Interview at E3.
  • June 4 Zero gameplay video is shown at E3. E3 demo
  • June 4 Axton gameplay video is shown at E3. E3 demo
  • May 29 Borderlands 2 is named as one of GameSpot's most anticipated games of 2012 at E3 Gamespot article
  • May 17 The Verge publishes a lengthy making of Borderlands 2 article
  • May 11 IGN has two new gameplay walkthroughs of Salvador and Maya with commentary!
  • April 22 Borderlands 2 T-shirt Design Contest winner announced: Andy G. Results here.
  • April 9 Borderlands 2 T-shirt Design Contest is closed to submissions. Vote for your favorite design here. (polls closed)
  • April 8 The "Mechromancer" class is announced as a pre-order bonus for Borderlands 2. (full story)
  • April 6 Gamers who pre-order Borderlands 2 from GameStop will receive exclusive access to the Creature Slaughter Dome.
  • April 4 Dozens of new hands-on gameplay articles and developer interviews are released. Click here for the complete list of articles.
  • March 28 2K Games announces that Borderlands 2 will be playable at their booth at PAX East.
  • March 17 Gearbox reassures future Borderlands 2 PC players and promises improved PC features in a Claptrap-penned love letter.
  • March 16 Gearbox announces a Borderlands 2 T-Shirt Design Contest.
  • March 8 Steam 2K Sale starts with Borderlands franchise. (sale ended)
  • February 29 Gearbox Software announces that all retail and digital copies of Borderlands 2 will use Steam activation and achievements.
  • February 22 Gearbox Software has released the Borderlands 2 Launch Date Trailer indicating a September 18, 2012 release for US and September 21 for the international release. The trailer reveals two new player classes as well: Axton the Commando [29] and Zer0 the Assassin.[30]
  • January 17 During the season premiere of X-Play, Gearbox revealed the lucky lady who will be portraying Lilith in Borderlands 2.


  • December 27 IGN conducted an interview with Gearbox's lead designer and lead writer pertaining to Salvador, a player character in Borderlands 2.
  • December 14 Gearbox has released a holiday card for the 2011 season with a Borderlands 2 theme.
  • November 22 Gearbox Studios announced an open casting call for "someone to become Lilith" and to appear in Borderlands 2 as a live action version of the character. (Submissions closed)
  • November 20 A Borderlands novel, titled "Borderlands: The Fallen", is scheduled to hit stores on Tuesday, November 22.
  • November 15 All four add-on packs for Borderlands are half-off on Xbox Live until November 22, along with some avatar items!
  • November 3 Upon hearing the news that one of its younger fans of the original Borderlands had passed, Gearbox created a short eulogy and promised to honor him in Borderlands 2 as an NPC.
  • October 27 Now through Halloween Steam is running a sale on everything spooky, and Borderlands is included thanks to Dr. Ned!
  • October 26 Randy Pitchford confirmed Crazy Earl will return in Borderlands 2.
  • September 9 Gearbox has opened a thread on the official Gearbox forums asking members what they would want to see included in a collector's edition of Borderlands 2.
  • August 28 Gamespot reports that "B Test", a developer's version of the original Borderlands, will be released on Steam September 9th! This will be used as a testing ground for upcoming features in Borderlands 2 and is available to anyone who possesses a version of the original Borderlands.
  • August 25 Steam is running a 75% off weekend sale of everything Borderlands!
  • August 24 Gearboxity has compliled a large list of several Borderlands 2 previews [31], written after the GamesCom event by sites such as IGN, Multiplayer.it and VideoGamer.com.
  • August 12 Game Informer has posted an article [32] detailing some of the gun manufacturers' specialty and uniqueness both gameplay-wise and aesthetically.
  • August 10 Game Informer has posted a roundtable with Gearbox and an interview with Randy Pitchford, both discussing Borderlands 2.
  • August 3 Borderlands 2 has officially been announced! Details will be released at Gamescom and PAX Prime 2011 this month. http://www.borderlands2.com/ Pre-orders of PC and console versions are up on GameStop. Expected release date is September 1, 2012.
  • July 19 Borderlands GOTY is 19.99 on PSN (14.99 if you have PSN+) "2K Summer Sale" offer expired
  • July 11 Borderlands GOTY is -75% on Steam once again due to Steam "Best of Summer Sales" offer expired
  • June 30 Borderlands GOTY is now -75% on Steam due to Steam Summer Sales for 12,50€ and 15.00$! (Offer expired, now it's only -33%)
  • June 24 Direct 2 Drive is having a sale on all 2K games. This includes Borderlands for eight dollars! offer expired
  • June 14: Slip up by Randy Pitchford (Gearbox CEO) at Gearbox Community Day, all but confirms Borderlands 2 is coming (via ScrewAttack.com 2 minutes in).
  • June 9: Randy Pitchford, President and CEO of Gearbox Software, comments on the NGP's official name "Vita" (via Kotaku).
  • May 10: General Knoxx [33] and Robot Revolution [34] DLCs on Microsoft Game Marketplace for 400 points and Bandit Mask Avatar for 80 points (half price). Gold Only. (offer expired)
  • May 10: Gearbox Software is hosting a free Community Day on June 11 in Dallas, Texas.
  • April 24: Ben proposes to Tora with the help of Claptrap (via Kotaku) (EDIT: The answer is 'Yes')
  • April 22: Borderlands Game of the Year (MAC) on sale. 30% off at D2D. Easter Weekend only.
  • April 13: Borderlands and DLCs PC Version on Steam are -75% discounted (Around $10, €6 for Borderlands and €2, $4 for each DLC, GOTY Edition €12 and $15) due to 2K Offer Weekly Sale, offer expires on April 14 at 10am. (offer expired)
  • April 3: New Print-run of Borderland's GOTY version, which includes all 4 DLC on disc, is on sale for $19.99 on GameStop (Online Only) until April 14.PS3XBOX 360 UPC not listed in item description.
  • April 3: New Print-run of Borderland's GOTY version, which includes all 4 DLC on disc, is expected to be available soon for all platforms.
  • March 25 All games are 20% off on Direct 2 Drive, use promo code "MARCHMADNESS" This offer includes Mac titles like Borderlands!(offer expired)
  • March 18 All First Person Shooters are 20% off on Direct 2 Drive, use promo code "specwar5"(offer expired)
  • January 27: General Knoxx resumes using his Twitter account. No details on any future plans for Borderlands have been announced.
  • January 25: All 4 DLC's are 400 points each (half price) on Xbox live for both Gold and Silver members from Jan 25th to Jan 31st. [35] (offer expired)
  • January 19: The Secret Armory of General Knoxx and Claptrap's New Robot Revolution are #1 and #4 respectively on Game Informer magazine's Top 10 Downloadable Content of 2010 list (Issue 214).
  • January 10: Zombie Island on Microsoft Game Marketplace for 400 points (half price)Gold Only


  • December 24: Borderlands and all DLC are 50% off on Steam [36] GotY $25 USD. (offer expired)*November 24: Borderlands and DLC Pack $40 USD if bought separately on Steam. [37](offer expired)
  • November 18: Feral Interactive is bringing Borderlands Game Of The Year to the Mac, starting December 3. Pre-orders are open.
    *November 17: The Secret Armory of General Knoxx has been nominated for Best DLC in the 2010 Spike Video Game Awards. [https://twitter.com/#!/GearboxSoftware
  • November 3: Patch 1.4.1 is released for all platforms. [39] [40]
  • October 27: Patch 1.4.1 is almost finished, but it has been moved to a later date of Early November. [41]
  • October 19: Borderlands DLC 1-3 are now half off on Xbox Live. Also available are new avatar items including Claptrap and a Treasure Chest full of loot.[42]
  • October 18: Patch 1.5.0 has been renamed to Patch 1.4.1[43]
  • October 18: Patch 1.5.0 is undergoing certification, and should be out "before the end of October"[44]
  • October 12: Patch 1.5.0 is in the final stages of quality assurance, and is almost due for release.[45]
  • October 12: OnLive gaming service offered demo passes for Duke Nukem Forever, a newly released game also by
    Gearbox Software, to players who purchase the GOTY Edition through their game service.[46]
  • September 30: Borderlands Game of the Year Edition guide may have supply issues, according to Amazon + Gamestop.
  • September 28: Borderlands Wiki now has over 1,000 articles!
  • September 28: Claptrap's New Robot Revolution has been released for all platforms, with compatibility support from Patch 1.4.0
  • September 25: Borderlands GOTY edition guide revealed on Amazon.[47]
  • September 25: Borderlands joins PS3, Xbox 360 Greatest Hits lineups [48]
  • September 24: Claptrap's New Robot Revolution Achievement List [49]
  • September 23: Xbox Live update for Borderlands avatars. [50]
  • September 9: NECA Toys will bring 4" talking Claptrap models to shelves in October.[51]
  • September 6: Claptrap's New Robot Revolution' DLC is scheduled to hit PC, XBL and PSN on 28 September.[52] [53]
  • September 5: Level cap will be increased to 69 in an upcoming patch. Kotaku
  • August 30: Borderlands GOTY Edition announced! It will include all four DLCs and a foldout map. It will be $59.99 for PS3 and 360,
    and $49.99 for PC. It will be available on October 12. Joystiq, Tweet, Gamespot
  • August 17: Borderlands and all DLC are currently 66% off on Steam ; no longer available since August 21
  • August 11: 'Claptrap's New Robot Revolution' DLC release announced. DLC4, SCRAWL
  • August 4: DLC 4 info leaked. DLC4, GBX, co-optimus, IGN UK
  • August 4: Patch 1.3.1 released. Added Steam achievements, and support for a few Logitech keyboards. Twitter notice Official patch notes
  • July 29: DLC4 coming. See Randy Pitchford tweet.
  • July 26: Add-on content on Xbox Live is 50% off this week for gold members.
  • July 15: General Knoxx resumes using his Twitter account. No details on any future plans for Borderlands DLC yet.
  • July 9: Gamestop has released a GOTY (Game Of The Year) guide for Borderlands on their site set to
come out September 7th, which means that a GOTY Edition of Borderlands will come out some time in September.
Item was removed. This would appear to be a mistake or a clever ad-leak.
  • June 18: OnLive is launching with 23 games including Borderlands. Some of those who signed up pre-launch will be given a year of free access, others will have to cough up $4.95 a month for a subscription, in addition to paying for access to individual games.
  • April 9: The Double Game Add-on Pack is released internationally for £11.99.
  • April 6: The Double Game Add-on Pack is released in North America for $19.99.
  • March 17: The Double Game Add-on Pack release date was pushed back to April 6 for NA and April 9 for other countries. It is currently scheduled for Xbox 360 and PC only.
  • March 3: Take-Two president and CEO Ben Feder announced that Borderlands will be getting more downloadable content in the future.
  • February 28: Borderlands Wikia now has 1,000 articles! (Since has been trimmed of character build bloat)
  • February 25: Patch 1.3.0 and Secret Armory released for PC Retail and Steam (Download).
  • February 25: Patch 1.3.0 and Secret Armory released for PS3 (select "downloadable content" from the game menu).
  • February 23: After a few delays, The Secret Armory of General Knoxx has been released on Xbox Live Marketplace.
  • February 23: Patch 1.3.0 was released for the Xbox 360, but DLC3 was delayed; PS3 and PC patches to follow on the 25th.
February 22
  • DLC3 has been confirmed to release on Feb 23rd for 360, and Feb 25th for PS3 and PC.
February 20
  • The Secret Armory of General Knoxx was listed as coming very soon in the Xbox Live game marketplace.
February 19
  • Five new videos of DLC3 were posted on several websites (see Media in the wiki article).
February 11
February 10
February 9
  • General Knoxx joined Twitter, posting in-character to promote DLC3. The account has been active since February 2.
February 2
January 29
January 21
January 7
January 7
January 4


December 27
December 18
December 16
  • The PlayStation 3 version was patched, five days after the Xbox 360 version.

December 11
  • The Xbox 360 version was patched, adding more lines to item cards and more.
December 10
  • Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot is confirmed by Gearbox Software to be the second DLC. It will be released on Dec. 29th for the Xbox 360 and on Jan. 7th for the PS3. The PC version is planned but with no release date announced.
  • Check out the new userboxes at the Userbox gallery. Create your own (and add it to the gallery) or use the existing templates to customize your user page.
December 9
December 8
  • Six new trophies have been found in an update for the PS3 meaning that most likely a new DLC is on the way.
  • Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot is rumored to be the title of the second downloadable content pack, with a rumored release date in late December / early January.
November 24
November 16
November 9
  • Zombie Island of Dr. Ned, the first DLC for Borderlands, will be released on November 24 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The release date for PC is unknown.
October 26
  • Borderlands has been released in the North America for the PC.
October 23
  • Borderlands has been released in Europe and Australia for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
October 22
  • Big couple days coming up, the PC version (26th) and the console versions in Europe and Australia (23rd) are set to come out! We expect a big boom of people looking for help and info, so keep checking back as many continue to give great contributions!
October 21
  • D-Day +1 - Consoles gamers have their copies, PC gamers will be getting theirs in just a few short days, and Strategy Guides are out. You know what this means? In spare time we build this wiki up with info from games and guides!
  • A great contributor Alexandersig has now become another Admin here. If you have anything we can do for you please stop by Alexandersig's talk page too. Happy Fragging!
October 20
  • Borderlands has been released in North America for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
September 30
  • Recently, Gearbox announced that the PC version of borderlands will be released on Oct 26th
  • Many new pages have been added (FAQ, Walkthrough).
September 7
  • A series of YouTube videos recorded during the PAX presentation are now online showing lots of gameplay footage. Find them here: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5
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