Borderlands three rolls out Halloween-y Bloody Harvest occasion subsequent month
Borderlands three launched simply final week and already Gearbox Software program is speaking up its plans for themed occasions. That’ll be “Bloody Harvest,” subsequent month’s spoopy Halloween homage.
The developer mentioned Bloody Harvest throughout the Borderlands Present livestream, an everyday sequence that kicked off right now. Will probably be the primary of a number of free limited-time occasions, and can supply new enemies, a brand new location and, naturally, new loot. The Bloody Harvest map will likely be accessible to gamers who’ve, in the principle sport, departed Pandora and began exploring house aboard the Sanctuary three. Outdoors Pandora, they’ll stumble upon “Haunted” enemies, and after you kill them their astral selves stand up and are available after you.
Contact one and also you get the Terror debuff, which “partially shrouds your imaginative and prescient in a mysterious mist,” says Gearbox, “and weakens your gun dealing with, accuracy and unfold.” Gamers will likely be on the hunt for a brand new substance known as Hecktoplasm, which they will trade for entry to the Bloody Harvest map.
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That space is roamed by the delightfully named, fire-breathing Rakk-O’Lanterns (above) and helmed by Captain Hang-out, a variation of Captain Traunt, the Maliwan boss character from the principle storyline. (His Halloween type is pictured at prime.) Among the many loot on supply in Bloody Harvest: skins for every of the 4 Vault Hunters plus Moze’s mech and Fl4k’s pets, a pores and skin for the Echo Gadget, two new weapons, and a defend.
The weapon is known as Fearmonger, and from this temporary clip it appears to be like like a shotgun crammed inside a jellyfish. The Terror debuff will even be utilized to sure different loot so gamers can scare the crap out of NPCs, too.
Gearbox didn’t say when Bloody Harvest would kick off, apart from subsequent month. Astute Borderfans will keep in mind that the 2009 sport’s first extension was additionally Halloween-themed — besides it launched a month after the actual fact. The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned was already within the works when the principle sport was delayed to its mid-October date 10 years in the past.