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Borderlands 3 - the barriers are staying up

Borderlands 3 – the barriers are staying up

Todays new Borderlands 3 reveal is not about cross-play, but developer Gearbox claims they are still committed to the feature.

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Borderlands 3 is not going to usher in a new age of cross-play as standard, despite Gearbox implying they would champion the feature.

Many fans had begun to assume that todays A celebration of togetherness reveal would be all about cross-play, but its now been revealed thats not the case.

Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford confirmed the fact on Twitter but insisted that, We are committed to supporting cross-play for Borderlands 3 with our partners as soon as practicable after launch.

Some folks may be speculating that this thing tomorrow may be about cross play. Tomorrows thing is awesome, but *not* about cross-play. But, Good News: We are committed to supporting cross-play for Borderlands 3 with our partners as soon as practicable after launch. #talklater https://t.co/XtUzrBpySP

— Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) July 15, 2019

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What todays reveal – which takes place a 3pm BST – is actually about remains a mystery, but the implication is its a new feature of some kind and that the togetherness refers to a specific feature and not co-op in general.

Although cross-play is supported in multiplayer titles like Fortnite and Rocket League its still not common in most games from major publishers, with the stumbling block using proving to be Sony.

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Myself and the team at Gearbox have a very keen interest in cross-platform play, said Pitchford

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