Borderlands 3 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 through the Borderlands Present livestream, an everyday sequence that kicked off at this time. It is going to 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 probably be out there to gamers who’ve, in the primary recreation, departed Pandora and began exploring area aboard the Sanctuary 3. 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 vision in a mysterious mist,” says Gearbox, “and weakens your gun handling, accuracy and spread.” Gamers will probably be on the hunt for a brand new substance known as Hecktoplasm, which they will alternate for entry to the Bloody Harvest map.
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 primary storyline. (His Halloween type is pictured at high.) 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 Machine, two new weapons, and a protect.
The weapon known as Fearmonger, and from this transient clip it appears like a shotgun crammed inside a jellyfish. The Terror debuff may 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 recreation’s first extension was additionally Halloween-themed — besides it launched a month after the very fact. The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned was already within the works when the primary recreation was delayed to its mid-October date 10 years in the past.