Borderlands 2 Modder Discovers Rainbow Rarity Weapons in Newest Patch


Might Rainbow Rarity come to Borderlands three?

A Borderlands modder has discovered code for an entire new loot tier within the not too long ago utilized 4K patch for Borderlands 2.

CaptainKoby_, creator of Borderlands 2’s Reborn mod pack, posted his findings on Twitter (by way of PCGamesN). The brand new Rainbow tier of rarity doesn’t seem to improve a weapon’s harm output, however appears to tweak the looks of the gun.

It’s essential to notice that developer Gearbox Software program has not made Rainbow rarity weapons obtainable in Borderlands 2; they’ve simply added the code for them. CaptainKoby_ notes in his Twitter thread that the rarity tier is “unused within the base recreation’s code” that was added with the newest patch. CaptainKoby_ himself has unlocked the tier by way of “a somewhat sophisticated course of” of modding, however it’s not a stay characteristic within the recreation.

A minimum of not but, anyway. CaptainKoby_ means that because it exists within the base code, Gearbox may very well be planning so as to add Rainbow rarity gear earlier than Borderlands three launches. It will definitely be a technique of getting individuals excited and enjoying Borderlands earlier than the brand new recreation arrives. There’s, after all, no ensures; this may very well be withdrawn from the code within the additional replace.

At present there are eight completely different rarities for Borderlands’ gear: white, inexperienced, blue, purple, yellow, orange, darkish orange, and pearlescent. It will seem that Rainbow rarity could be graded larger than pearlescent.

Should you’re into discovering hidden issues in Borderlands, check out this hidden message in Borderlands three’s field artwork. And if you happen to’re a co-op participant, we’ve obtained the information that Borderlands three will characteristic a brand new co-op loot system.

Matt Purslow is IGN UK’s Information and Leisure Author. You may comply with him on Twitter. 

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